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Date & Time
April 12, 2018 - 2:00pm
James H. Clark Center
318 Campus Drive, Stanford CA

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The Barriers of Betrayal: Sexual Harassment in the Lab


Drawing from 25 years of research, Professor Jennifer Freyd will present her idea of “betrayal trauma theory” to examine what she calls the “institutional betrayal” of sexual harassment and assault in the lab. She will conclude her talk by offering solutions to how individuals can respond to disclosures of betrayal, as well as ideas about how individuals and institutions can constructively address sexual harassment and promote institutional courage.
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    • Professor of Psychology, University of Oregon
    Jennifer J. Freyd, PhD, is a Professor of Psychology at the University of Oregon. Freyd is a widely published and nationally-renowned scholar whose work focuses on studies of betrayal trauma, institutional betrayal, and sexual violence, as well as minority discrimination, gender and sexual orientation, trauma and disclosures of abuse. She received her PhD in Psychology from Stanford University. The author or coauthor of...