In this segment of Sexology Podcast, we discussed:
- What rape culture is
- Who rape culture affects
- The impact of the normalization of sexual violence in the media
- The relationship between the #metoo movement and rape culture
- Potential backlash to the #metoo movement
Meet Dr. Nickie D. Phillips:
Nickie D. Phillips is an associate professor of criminal justice at St. Francis College, Brooklyn, NY where she teaches courses that include criminology, criminal justice, crime and media, and victimology. She is director of the Center for Crime and Popular Culture serving scholars, students, and laypersons interested in issues pertaining to the intersection of crime, social control, and popular culture. The Center sponsors special events, lectures, and guest speakers on campus, each geared toward understanding how cultural artifacts shape and reflect public attitudes toward offenders, victims, and the operations of the criminal justice system.
Nickie received her Ph.D. from City University of New York Graduate Center in 2006 and holds a M.A. in Forensic Psychology from John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Her research interests include media and crime, crime and popular culture, and sexual violence. She is author of Beyond Blurred Lines: Rape Culture in Popular Media (Rowman and Littlefield, 2017) and co-author of Comic Book Crime: Truth, Justice, and the American Way (NYU Press, 2013), the latter of which examined representations of crime and justice in contemporary American comics books through the lens of cultural criminology.
Meet Dr. Nazanin Moali:
Dr. Nazanin Moali is a Hermosa Beach-based sex therapist, licensed clinical psychologist, and feminist advocate who provides solution-focused, results-driven therapy to individuals and couples. Dr. Moali has extensive training and experience providing informed treatment to trauma victims and supporting survivors in finding their voice and recovery. She offers effective treatment to adolescents and adults in Torrance, Hermosa Beach, Manhattan Beach, and Redondo Beach, CA, as well as in nearby communities.
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