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Tanya Asim Cooper on Sororities & Sexual Violence

Season 1, Ep. 438

In this episode, Tanya Asim Cooper, Assistant Clinical Professor of Law and Director of the Restoration and Justice Clinic at Pepperdine University Caruso School of Law, discusses her article "#SororityToo," which will be published in the Michigan State Law Review. Cooper begins by describing the sexual violence crisis on college campuses and observing that it is especially prevalent in certain sororities and fraternities. She identifies the features of Greek life that can facilitate sexual violence and discourage reporting. And she reflects on how administrators and the participants in Greek culture can reduce the risk of sexual violence. Cooper is on Twitter at @ProfTAC.

This episode was hosted by Brian L. Frye, Spears-Gilbert Associate Professor of Law at the University of Kentucky College of Law. Frye is on Twitter at @brianlfrye.

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