Slavic and Eurasian Studies

Lecture "Russian Social Policy and Family Violence" by Dr. Aleksandra Lysova

Tue, November 24, 2009 | Sinclair Suite, Texas Union 3.128

12:00 PM

The Fulbright Scholar Program, The Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies, The Department of Psychology, The Institute on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, The Department of Sociology, and The Center for Women and Gender studies present:

Russian Social Policy and Family Violence 

In their second talk, expanding on their discussion of psychological, sexual, and physical violence against women, men, elders, and children, Dr. Shchitov and Dr. Lysova will address the current trends in Russian social policy toward addressing family violence.

Prof. Dr. Nikolai G. Shchitov, Full Professor, Department of Psychology and Social Sciences, Far Eastern National University, Vladivostok, Russia, Fulbright Fellow at Psychology Department, St. John's University, NYC.

Dr. Alexandra Lysova is a docent at the Institute of Psychology and Social Sciences at the Far Eastern National University in Vladivostok, Russia. In 2006-2007 she was a visiting scholar through the German Chancellor Scholarship (Alexander von Humboldt Foundation) at the Max Plank Institute for the International and Foreign Law in Freiburg, Germany and she has also studied psychotherapy at the Albert Ellis Institute in New York City in 2004. She has presented her work at national and international conferences, and published in peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Lysova is currently a Visiting Scholar through the Carnegie Research Fellowship Program and studied  with Dr. Murray Straus at the Family Research Laboratory at the University of New Hampshire.

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Sponsored by: The Fulbright Scholar Program, CREEES, The Institute on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, The Department of Psychology, The Department of Sociology, and The Center for Women and Gender studies

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