Congratulations to Dr. Carrie Cook, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice who is the recipient of a three year grant ($299,686) awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women (Department of Justice) to reduce domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking on campus. Dr. Cook will serve as the co-investigator along with primary investigator Jennifer Graham, coordinator of the ...Women’s Resource Center. She will be responsible for the local training of law enforcement and judicial boards as well as evaluating all training and program services.
The grant will provide more comprehensive programs and services for victims of these crimes on campus, and focuses specifically on the following goals: creation of a coordinated community response to sexual assault, dating and domestic violence, stalking at Georgia College, establishment of prevention and education programs on campus, provision of training to law enforcement officers in Milledgeville and Baldwin County, provision of training to campus judicial boards, creation of SANE-trained network of nurses to respond effectively to victims of violence, and expansion of services for women who are victims of violence. Congratulations to Dr. Cook for her exemplary work!