Mary Koss, PhD, was coeditor of a two-book series for the American Psychological Association, Violence Against Women and Children (2011). Her first national study on acquaintance rape was published in 1987,
and she developed the most frequently used survey to measure unwanted sexual experiences. Her current projects include developing risk assessment and therapeutic approaches for those found responsible for campus sexual misconduct and a primary prevention program focusing on alcohol serving establishments. She is a member of the working group to develop a best practices manual for the assessment of campus climate and a second group to develop and advocate for innovation in collegiate response to sexual misconduct within OCR and VAWA guidelines.
Sponsored by the ASUO Women’s Center, Department of Women’s and Gender Studies, and the UO Division of Student Life, Office of the Dean of Students.