Sexual Citizens: On Campus Sexual Assault

The fear of campus sexual assault has become an inextricable part of the college experience. Research has shown that by the time they graduate, as many as one in three women and almost one in six men will have been sexually assaulted. But why is sexual assault such a common feature of college life? And what can be done to prevent it?

A discussion with:

  • Jennifer S. Hirsch, Professor of sociomedical sciences at Columbia University
  • Shamus Khan, Professor of sociology and American studies at Princeton University, visiting professor at the Sciences Po Centre for European Studies and Comparative Politics.

Moderation by:

  • Marta Domínguez Folgueras, Associate Professor in sociology at Sciences Po’s Observatoire sociologique du changement
  • Rébecca Lévy-Guillain, Ph.D. student at the French Institute for Demographic Studies and at Sciences Po’s Observatoire sociologique du changement.

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Portraits © Jennifer S. Hirsch & Shamus Khan / DR