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#MeToo: From a Moment to a Movement

Date and Time

Tuesday, April 30, 2019
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.


  • DeVos Center » 122E - Loosemore Auditorium


Pre-Conference Presentation
#MeToo: From a Moment to a Movement

Guest Speaker Lilia Cortina Ph.D. (University of Michigan)
Tuesday, April 30, 2019 
5:00 PM until 6:00 PM
No Charge (no registration necessary)

Location: Grand Valley State University
Richard M. DeVos Center, Building E
401 Fulton Street West, Grand Rapids, MI 49504

Lilia Cortina Ph.D. is Professor of Psychology and Women’s Studies, and Management andOrganizations at the University of Michigan where she also the principal investigator for the

Her research centers around the victimization of individuals (especially women) in the social

context of work. She focuses in particular on the process by which sexual harassment unfolds,investigating women’s experiences of gender disparagement, unwanted sexual overtures, andsexual coercion in organizations. She also studies non-sexual abuses in the workplace, particularly incivility – i.e., low-level injustices that can accumulate over time to have a significant negative

impact on victims.

Dr. Cortina has published more than 50 papers in academic journals and has served as an expert witness in sexual harassment litigation cases. She was a contributor to the recently published report, Sexual Harassment of Women: Climate, Culture and Consequences in Academic Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, the most thorough analysis of sexual harassment in the academy that

has been published to date.



Theresa Rowland, GVSU Title IX Coordinator
(616) 331-9530 
(616) 331-9454 (Fax) 



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