: Is it abuse? Deaf female undergraduates’ labeling of partner violence
TIME: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM (CDT); 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM (EDT)
DESCRIPTION: The Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at The University of Alabama will host a Zoom based webinar presentation by Dr. Caroline Kobek Pezzarossi, Professor at Gallaudet University Department of Psychology, as she shares her research on Deaf female undergraduates’ labeling of partner violence. Dr. Kobek Pezzarossi is Director of Institutional Effectiveness and Certification with Student Success and Academic Quality at Gallaudet University. She is responsible for directing institutional accreditation efforts necessary to meet the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) standards and will serve as the MSCHE Accreditation Liaison Officer (ALO). Her areas of teaching include Human Sexuality, Psychology of Gender, Social Psychology, and Abnormal Psychology. Dr. Kobek Pezzarossi focuses her research in intimate partner violence (IPV) and the impact of media on mental health within the Deaf, DeafBlind, Deaf Disabled, and Hard of Hearing (DDBDDHH) community. The webinar format presentation will be conducted in American Sign Language and voice interpreting and live captioning will be provided. There will be a live Q&A session at the conclusion of the presentation. RSVP required for the presentation.