FOR THE PRESS
Katz, Ed.M. (JacksonKatz@aol.com)
is internationally recognized for his groundbreaking work in gender
violence prevention with men and boys, particularly in the sports
culture and the military. He is co-founder of the multiracial,
mixed-gender Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP) program at Northeastern
University's Center for the Study of Sport in Society. MVP is
widely used in college athletics, and is also used by both the
2005 Super Bowl champion New England Patriots and the 2004 World
Series champion Boston Red Sox. Katz also directs the first worldwide
gender violence prevention program in the history of the United
States Marine Corps. His award-winning educational video Tough
Guise, his featured appearances in the films Wrestling
With Manhood and Spin
The Bottle, and his nationwide lectures have brought
his insights into masculinity and gender violence to millions
of college and high school students. Since 1990, he has lectured
at over 900 colleges, prep schools, high schools, middle schools,
professional conferences and military installations in 44 states.
A native of Boston, he lives with his family in the Los Angeles
area. For more information see www.jacksonkatz.com.
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