Keynote Presenters

Dr. Kristen Jozkowski

Dr. Kristen Jozkowski is an Associate Professor of Public Health, affiliate faculty in Gender Studies and Director of the Sexuality Education and Consent Studies Research Lab at the University of Arkansas. She is also a Research Fellow with the Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender and Reproduction at Indiana University.

Dr. Jozkowski’s research interests include sexual consent negotiation, sexual violence prevention, sexual enhancement and sexual function. This research has been supported by several funding agencies including the National Institutes of Health and has accrued over 50 publications in outlets such as the Journal of Sex Research, Archives of Sexual Behavior, Violence Against Women, and Journal of Interpersonal Violence. She is currently the Secretary for the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality and co-chair for the Sexuality Task Force for the American Public Health Association.

Awards include the Outstanding Young Professional Award for the Population Reproductive and Sexual Health section of the American Public Health Association, the Outstanding Young Alumni Award from the Indiana University School of Public Health and the Rising STAR Award (for excellence in Service, Teaching, and Research) from the College of Education and Health Professions at the University of Arkansas.

Dr. Jozkowski earned her PhD in Health Behavior from Indiana University with minors in Mixed Research Methodology and Human Sexuality in 2011.

Dr. Antonia Abbey

Dr. Antonia Abbey

Dr. Antonia Abbey

Dr. Antonia Abbey is a Professor of Psychology at Wayne State University. She has a longstanding interest in women's health and reducing violence against women. Her research interests include understanding the underlying causes of sexual assault and the role of alcohol in sexual assault.
This research has primarily been funded by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.

Dr. Abbey has published more than 120 journal articles and book chapters. She has been the keynote speaker at national and international conferences and has also served on a variety of national advisory committees for the National Institutes of Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Institute of Justice, and the Department of Defense.

Dr. Abbey received her Ph.D. in social psychology from Northwestern University.