Kaplan

Claire Kaplan, Ph.D., is Director of the Gender Violence and Social Change Program at UVA’s Maxine Platzer Lynn Women’s Center. She got her start as an anti-violence activist and advocate in Los Angeles, CA in mid-1980’s. In addition to her course, Gender Violence & Social Justice, Claire taught the study-abroad class, Women in Central America: Local Activism in Global Context. Claire manages a national listserv for campus-based anti-violence programs, and has served on numerous committees and boards, including the Leadership Council of Campus Advocacy and Prevention Professionals, the Take Back the Night Foundation Board; and the Campus Task Force of Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance. She also serves as a Confidential Advocate for survivors of gender-based and sexual misconduct who are UVa students, faculty and staff. She currently lives outside of Charlottesville with her wife, two cats and the occasional foster pup.

First Name: 
Claire
Position: 
Director of The Gender Violence and Social Change Program
Email: 
cnk2r@virginia.edu
Computing ID: 
cnk2r
Phone: 
434-982-2774
Office Address: 

1400 University Avenue

Charlottesville, VA 22903

Photo: 
Kaplan
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Degrees: 

B.S. from University of California- Davis
Masters from the University of Southern California

Ph.D. from the University of Virginia