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Sworn to Protect: Sexual Assault in the U.S. Military

By Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 3:00pm to 4:00pm

4150 Clement Street, San Francisco, CA 94121 #ucsfpsych
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Elizabeth L. Hillman, JD, PhD
Mills College


About the speaker:
Elizabeth L. Hillman, PhD, JD, MA, is the President of Mills College in Oakland, and the former provost, academic dean, and chief academic officer at the UC Hastings College of Law.

Dr. Hillman has had a longstanding academic interest in women’s education and expertise in military gender issues which have brought her national and international recognition. She has conducted extensive research on the history of sexual violence in military organizations and culture, authored numerous books, book chapters and journal articles on the subject, and was the principal researcher and author of a comparative study commissioned by the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights on national military responses to sexual assault. She is a director and past president of the National Institute of Military Justice (NIMJ), a non-profit dedicated to promoting fairness in and public understanding of military justice worldwide.


This special seminar is presented in conjunction with the 2017 Evelyn Lee Visiting Scholar Lecture in Cultural Competency and Diversity​, an initiative of the UCSF Department of Psychiatry Diversity Committe.

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