Alan Berkowitz

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Data drawn from a comprehensive survey of alcohol use in a college student community (N = 1, 116) show most students holding a moderate personal attitude regarding alcohol use while misperceiving their peer environment as being much more liberal. Drinking behavior is significantly related to gender, type of living unit, personal attitudes toward drinking,(More)
There is a growing awareness that men, in partnership with women, can play a significant role in ending violence against women. This has led to an increase in programs and activities that focus on men’s roles in violence prevention. Men should take responsibility for preventing violence against women because of the untold harm it causes to women in men’s(More)
Men and women living in randomly selected 1st-year dormitories participated in tailored single-sex sexual assault prevention or risk-reduction programs, respectively. An evaluation of the men's project is presented (N = 635). The program incorporated social norms and bystander intervention education and had an impact on self-reported sexual aggression and(More)
© The Ecological Society of America www.frontiersinecology.org F than 20% of Americans are sufficiently literate to read a science article in a major newspaper, understand a science-based television program, or comprehend a popular science book (Miller 2002). That leaves about fourfifths of the population insufficiently knowledgeable about issues that may(More)
In Part One of this paper an overview was provided of men’s role in prevention along with effective strategies for ending men’s violence against women, and the importance of creating culturally relevant programs that address all of men’s identities was presented. The discussion is continued in this document by providing an overview of best practices in(More)
The field of sexual assault prevention is shifting attention to educational interventions that address the role of men in ending violence against women. Recent studies document the often-misperceived norms men hold about other men's endorsement of rape-supportive attitudes and behaviors. The authors provide further evidence supporting the design of(More)
For many professionals working in the field of sexual assault, one of the most pressing questions is: “What can we do to prevent it?” Practitioners have been designing and implementing rape prevention programs for decades, and researchers have been evaluating them for almost as long. The purpose of this article is to summarize the answers we have so far,(More)