Talking Research Podcast

Talking Research is a new podcast hosted by Asmita Sood that aims to make academic research on sexual violence accessible to a non-specialist audience. Asmita interviewed Erin about Project CURSV and some of her initial thesis findings. You can listen to the episode here; it’s also available on Spotify and Apple Podcasts.

Data Collection Update

Thank you to everyone who participated in Project CURSV. Data collection finished on June 28th, 2019 and transcription is well underway. A breakdown of participation is as follows: English university staff: 13 interviews across 5 universities American university staff: 13 interviews across 5 universities English student reporters: 7 interviews American student reporters: 12 interviews TotalContinue reading “Data Collection Update”

Student Recruitment: US Colleges & Universities

Project CURSV is recruiting current students who have experienced sexual harassment or sexual violence at universities based in the US for 1 hour interviews via Skype. These interviews will focus on what it was like to tell your university (or another party) about your experience of violence, what channels you reported to, and your thoughtsContinue reading “Student Recruitment: US Colleges & Universities”

An Introduction to Project CURSV

This website serves as a hub for Erin Shannon’s Ph.D. thesis project in the Department of Education at University of York, Project CURSV (pronounced “cursive”): Comparing University Responses to Sexual Violence. Through this project, she is attempting to understand the response frameworks that exist in the US and England through a combination of feminist criticalContinue reading “An Introduction to Project CURSV”