2018 Conference Agenda



Day 1: October 4, 2018


8:00am-8:30am: Registration & Breakfast


8:30am-8:45am: Welcome

  • Diane Follingstad, Ph.D., University of Kentucky Center for Research on Violence Against Women

  • President Eli Capilouto, Ph.D., University of Kentucky

8:45am-10:00am: How Post-Secondary Institutions Handled Campus Sexual Misconduct Cases Following the Issuance of the 2011 DCL

  • Elizabeth Armstrong, Ph.D., University of Michigan

10:00am-10:15am: Break


10:15am-11:45am: University Responses to the DOE’s Changes Prior Title IX Guidelines

  • Katie Kaukinen, Ph.D., University of Central Florida
  • Marla Kohlman, Ph.D., Kenyon College
  • Sally Kenney, Ph.D., Tulane University

12:00pm-1:00pm: Lunch


1:00pm-2:00pm: The View from a Title IX Office of the Interpersonal Violence and Sexual Misconduct Continuum

  • Callie Marie Rennison, Ph.D., University of Colorado-Denver

2:00pm-3:15pm: Beyond Sexual Assault: Stalking

  • The Nature, Conceptual Structure, and Identification of Stalking: Bryan Spitzberg, Ph.D., San Diego State University
  • Practical Assessment, Investigation, and Adjudication of Stalking on a College Campus: Lindsey Blumenstein, Ph.D., University of Kentucky

3:15pm-3:30pm: Break


3:30pm-4:45pm: Beyond Sexual Assault: Sexual Harassment

  • The Nature, Conceptual Structure, and Identification of Sexual Harassment:  Louise Fitzgerald, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus at the University of Illinois
  • Practical Assessment, Investigation, and Adjudication of Sexual Harassment on a College Campus: Angela Seguin, M.A., University of Delaware

4:45pm-5:00pm: Quick Announcements/Closing Remarks (meet @5:30 for Networking)

  • Jaspreet Chahal

5:00-7pm: Dinner “Round Tables”


7pm: Dessert Social


Day 2: October 5, 2018

9:00am-9:30am: Breakfast and Opening Remarks

  • Gretchen Hunt, J.D., Office of the Attorney General

9:30am-10:15am: Sexual Misconduct in Vulnerable Populations: International & Graduate Students

  • Emily Bonistall-Postel, Ph.D., University of Kentucky

10:15am-11:00am: Sexual Misconduct in Vulnerable Populations: LGBTQ* Students

  • Susan Marine, Ph.D., Merrimack College

11:00am-11:45am: Sexual Misconduct in Vulnerable Populations: Disabled/Special Needs Students

  • Elizabeth Miller, Ph.D./M.D., University of Pittsburgh

11:45am-12:30pm: Lunch


12:30pm-2:45pm: In an Ideal World: New Ways to Envision Campus Responses to Sexual Misconduct

  • [Title] Shelly Erickson, Ph.D., California State University-Long Beach
  • [Title] Amy Bonomi, Ph.D., Michigan State University
  • [Title} Karina Chavez, University of Pittsburgh

2:45-3:00pm: Closing Remarks