Center for Research on Violence Against Women

Fostering Research to End Violence Against Women

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Dr. Charles Carlson honored for teaching, research, and service by the university. Click here to read the story.


Click here to see the Center’s director featured on UK's Research Challenge Trust Fund’s “Focus on Faculty”


Click here to read an article in Louisville’s Courier-Journal newspaper discussing the city’s rise in domestic partner killings.


Click here to listen to Dr. Ann Coker on WUKY’s Dr. Greg Davis On Medicine discuss UK’s Green Dot Program.


Click here to watch Dr. Diane Follingstad on KET’s Connections with Renee Shaw discuss her research, as well as the research being done at the Center for Research on Violence Against Women.


Click here to watch UK’s Dr. Ann Coker discuss California’s new consent legislation on BBC World News.


Visiting professor, Dr. Bonnie S. Fisher, University of Cincinnati, is quoted in The New York Times article, “California Law on Sexual Consent Pleases Many but Leaves Some Doubters.”

Click here for article.


'Green Dot' Effective at Reducing Sexual Violence

Click here for story and video of press conference.




Fall 2014 Events


  • Sponsorship of visiting professor, Bonnie S. Fisher, Ph.D., University of Cincinnati, Fall 2014
  • Green Dot Across the Bluegrass Press Conference, September 10th at 2:00 p.m. (Capitol Building, Frankfort)
  • Co-sponsorship of public talk given by Raquel Bergen, Ph.D., Professor & Director of Gender Studies, Saint Joseph’s University. Talk on intimate partner sexual assault, September 11th at 3:00 p.m. in UK Student Center (Rm 357).  Click here for flyer.
  • Co-sponsorship of Colloquium: Building System Capacity to Serve Child Victims of Human Trafficking, December 8th (Griffin Gate Marriott, Lexington)


Contact the Center

151 Washington Avenue
Bowman Hall, Room 151
Lexington, Kentucky 40506-0059