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Jesse Holzman

Graduate Student

Sociology

Building:

Sociology Office: 4051 BSB

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Jesse Holzman CV

About

Previous degrees:

B.A. Sociology, Northeastern Illinois University
M.A. Sociology, University of Illinois Chicago

Specialty areas:

Gender Violence, Masculinity, Gender and Sexuality

Research interests: 

I previously worked as a research assistant to Martha Thompson (NEIU Professor Emerita) on a project analyzing survey data from IMPACT Chicago, a feminist self-defense organization. I remain interested in the effectiveness of participating in a self-defense class as a means of empowerment, confidence, and violence prevention. I am also interested in exploring various ways individuals can interrupt rape culture.