Panelists, speakers, and moderators in "Confronting Violence," and those affiliated with related associated events, have suggested, curated, or written the following resource materials.

*Special thanks to Jody Lisberger, Director and Associate Professor, Gender and Women’s Studies, The University of Rhode Island, and her students for their assistance in compiling some of these resources.

Provided by "Confronting Violence" Panelists, Speakers, and Moderators

Flavia Agnes, Indian Legal Scholar, Author, Women’s Right Activist, and Lawyer

  • Agnes, Flavia, ed. (2012). Negotiating Spaces: Legal Domains, Gender Concerns, and Community Constructs. Oxford University Press.
  • Agnes, Flavia (2005). "To Whom Do Experts Testify? Ideological Challenges of Feminist Jurisprudence." Economic and Political Weekly 40, 18: 1859-1866.
  • Agnes, Flavia, Chandra, Sudhir, and Basu, Monmayee (2004). Women and Law in India: An Omnibus Comprising Law and Gender Inequality, Enslaved Daughters, Hindu Women and Marriage Law. Oxford University Press.
  • Agnes, Flavia (2002). "Transgressing Boundaries of Gender and Identity." Economic and Political Weekly 37, 6: 3695-3698.
  • Agnes, Flavia (2001). Law and Gender Inequality: The Politics of Women's Rights in India. Oxford University Press.

Laura Bates, Founder, Everyday Sexism Project

  • Bates, Laura (2012). "The Year in Sexism." New Statesman, December 30.

Jacqueline Bhabha, Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights and Director of Research, François-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

  • Bhabha, Jacqueline (2014). Child Migration and Human Rights in a Global Age. Princeton University Press.

Mitchell Garabedian, Principal Attorney, Law Offices of Mitchell Garabedian

Byron Hurt, Documentary Filmmaker (Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes), Author, and Antisexism Activist; Founding Member, Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP) program

Hauwa Ibrahim RI ’09, Senior Partner, Aries Law Firm (Nigeria)

  • Ibrahim, Hauwa (2013). Practicing Shariah Law: Seven Strategies for Achieving Justice in Shariah Courts. American Bar Association.
  • Ibrahim, Hauwa (2004). “Rule of Law Prevails in the Case of Amina Lawal.” Human Rights Brief 11, 3: 39-41.

Jackson Katz, Author, Filmmaker, and Cofounder of the Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP) Program

  • Mentors in Violence Prevention Strategies. Online at
  • Katz, Jackson (2013). “Sports and Hypermasculinity: Violence, Male Culture, and the Jovan Belcher Case.” Voice Male 17:14-16. Online at
  • Katz, Jackson (2012). Leading Men: Presidential Campaigns and the Politics of Manhood. Interlink Publishing Group.
  • Katz, Jackson, Heisterkamp, H. Alan, and Fleming, Michael (2011). "The Social Justice Roots of the Mentors in Violence Prevention Model and Its Application in a High School Setting." Violence Against Women 17, 6: 684-702.
  • Katz, Jackson (2006). The Macho Paradox: Why Some Men Hurt Women and How All Men Can Help. Sourcebooks.

Alice Marwick, Assistant Professor, Department of Communication and Media Studies, Fordham University, and Academic Affiliate at the Center on Law and Information Policy (CLIP), Fordham Law School

  • Marwick, Alice E. and Boyd, Danah (2014). "Networked Privacy: How Teenagers Negotiate Context in Social Media." New Media and Society, July 21: 1-17.
  • Marwick, Alice E. and Miller, Ross W (2014). "Online Harassment, Defamation, and Hateful Speech: A Primer of the Legal Landscape." Fordham Center on Law and Information Policy Report, June.

Zerlina Maxwell, Political Analyst, Speaker, and Contributing Writer for Essence Magazine and

  • Maxwell, Zerlina (2014). "Rape Culture." Presentation. Netroots Nation, Detroit, Michigan, July 17. Online at
  • Maxwell, Zerlina (2014). "If You're Not Careful, You Could Be a Trigger, Too." The Washington Post, May 28.
  • Maxwell, Zerlina (2014). "Rape Culture Is Real." Time Magazine, March 27.
  • Maxwell, Zerlina (2013). "5 Ways We Can Teach Men Not to Rape." Ebony News & Views, Ebony Magazine, March 11.
  • Maxwell, Zerlina (2012). "Stop Telling Women How to Not Get Raped." Ebony News & Views, Ebony Magazine, January 14.

Marcyliena Morgan, Professor of African and African American Studies and Executive Director, HipHop Archive, Harvard University

  • Morgan, Marcyliena H (2009). The Real Hiphop: Battling for Knowledge, Power, and Respect in the LA Underground. Duke University Press.
  • Morgan, Marcyliena H (2002). Language, Discourse, and Power in African American Culture. Cambridge University Press.

Diane Rosenfeld, Lecturer on Law and Director of the Gender Violence Program, Harvard Law School

  • Rosenfeld, Diane L (2011). "Who Are You Calling a 'Ho'?: Challenging the Porn Culture on Campus" in Big Porn Inc.: Exposing the Harms of the Global Pornography Industry. Spinifex.
  • Rosenfeld, Diane L (2009). "Sexual Coercion, Patriarchal Violence, and the Law" in Evolutionary Perspectives on Sexual Coercion. Harvard University Press.
  • Rosenfeld, Diane L (2008). "Changing Social Norms? Title IX and Legal Activism: Concluding Remarks" Harvard Journal of Law and Gender 31: 407.
  • Rosenfeld, Diane L (2008). "Correlative Rights and the Boundaries of Freedom: Protecting the Civil Rights of Endangered Women" Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review 43: 257-266.
  • Rosenfeld, Diane L (2003). "Why Doesn't He Leave?: Restoring Liberty and Equality to Battered Women" in Directions in Sexual Harassment Law. Yale University Press.

Provided By "Confronting Violence" Associated Event Panelists, Speakers, and Moderators

Michael Bronski, Professor of Practice in Media and Activism in Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality, Harvard University

  • Bronski, Michael and Pellegrini, Ann (2013). "You Can Tell Just by Looking": And 20 Other Myths about LGBT Life and People. Beacon Press.

Judith Herman, Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Harvard University Medical School and Director of Training, Victims of Violence Program, Department of Psychiatry, Cambridge Health Alliance; Founding Member, Women’s Mental Health Collective

  • Herman, Judith Lewis (2005). “Justice from the Victim's Perspective.” Violence Against Women 11, 5: 571-602.
  • Herman, Judith Lewis (2000). Father-Daughter Incest. Harvard University Press.
  • Herman, Judith Lewis (1992). Trauma and Recovery: The Aftermath of Violence-from Domestic Abuse to Political Terror. Basic Books.

Joey Mogul, Partner at the People’s Law Office and Director of the Civil Rights Clinic, DePaul University College of Law

  • Mogul, Joey, Ritchie, Andrea J., and Whitlock, Kay (2012). Queer (In)Justice: The Criminalization of LGBT People in the United States. Beacon Press.

Vidya Sri, Fellow, Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, Harvard Kennedy School and Founder of

Other Resources

  • Enoch, Jessica (2005). “Survival Stories: Feminist Historiographic Approaches to Chicana Rhetorics of Sterilization Abuse.” Rhetoric Society Quarterly 35, 3: 5-30.
  • Jauk, Daniela (2013). “Gender Violence Revisited: Lessons from Violent Victimization of Transgender Identified Individuals.” Sexualities 16, 7: 807-825.
  • Lane, Robin, founder and Creative Director of Songbird Sings, a nonprofit dedicated to healing trauma through songwriting.
  • Resources adapted from the course, Sex, Violence, and Global Politics by Dara Kay Cohen, Assistant Professor of Public Policy, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School