Alan McEvoy, professor of sociology, was a guest on ABC News’ landmark late-night public affairs program, Nightline, March 27.
McEvoy was part of a program dealing with male significant others of rape victims.
McEvoy and Jeff Brookings, professor of psychology, have co-authored two books on the subject: If She Is Raped: A Book for Husbands, Fathers, and Male Friends and If He Is Raped: A Guidebook for Parents, Partners, Spouses and Friends.
McEvoy was interviewed via satellite from Dayton. An online transcript of his appearance can be found at http://abcnews.go.com/onair/nightline/transcripts/nl000327_trans.html.
McEvoy is an expert on the problems of violence and victimization, including the problems of sexual assault, child abuse, gang violence and suicide.
He has appeared on national television programs, and has lectured extensively to educators, human service workers and other groups throughout the country.
In 1997 he received the National Gang Research Center’s highest award for his commitment to reducing the threat of crime and violence from gangs and gang members.
McEvoy serves as senior editor of the School Intervention Report, a national quarterly publication, and is a founding member and president of the Safe Schools Coalition, a national non-profit organization devoted to reducing violence in schools and communities.
A Yellow Springs resident, he joined the Wittenberg faculty in 1976.