Calendar of Events

Loading Events
Let’s talk about pornography: What is learned & why it matters 2018-10-11 17:00:00 2018-10-11 18:00:00 America/New_York Graduate Education Building, Room 203 Evelyn Jacobs Ortner Center on Violence & Abuse in Relationships

Oct 11

  • This event has passed.
Event Category:

Let’s talk about pornography: What is learned & why it matters

05:00PM - 06:00PM

Graduate Education Building, Room 203
3700 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States

Hear from Ortner Center Visiting Scholar, Emily F. Rothman, ScD, about her work with adolescents and pornography. Rothman is a Professor at the Boston University School of Public Health with secondary appointments at the Boston University School of Medicine in Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine. She is also a visiting scientist at the Harvard Injury Control Research Center. Dr. Rothman has authored more than 80 publications that span the areas of intimate partner violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, firearm violence, and pornography. She has been a PI or coinvestigator on numerous NIH and NIJ research grants and worked closely with multiple state sexual assault and domestic violence coalitions, state health departments, and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on issues related to sexual assault prevention.

Register for the free event here.

Unable to attend? See the New York Times magazine cover story about her work here.

SP2 News

Faculty & Research, Global Engagement

International Experts Assemble to Examine, Investigate Public Health and Epidemics

On May 13 and 14, Jennifer Prah Ruger, PhD, and other international scholars and public health experts will assemble in...

Students from the MSSP 797 course in Havana, with instructor Azahara Palomeque

Student Life, Global Engagement

Social Issues Through a Global Lens: SP2 Students Reflect on Their Immersion Experience in Cuba

For students in the Master of Science in Social Policy (MSSP) program at Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2), having both a...

Faculty & Research

National Survey Examines Emergency Department Management of Deliberate Self-Harm

How routinely do emergency room staff members properly provide help to individuals who present for self-harm? Do they appropriately assess...

SP2 Student Emily Berkowitz presents at the APPAM Student Conference

Student Life

Students Present Policy Research on Housing, Immigration, Harassment

Four students from the Penn School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) shared their research across a wide range of...

Discover More