Innovations in Evaluation of Relationship & Sexual Violence: Expanding the Boundaries of Privacy and Security

December 04, 2018
1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Danforth University Center, #276, Danforth Campus

Join us for a thought-provoking event covering advances in relationship and sexual violence research. Dr. Joseph A. O’Sullivan will discuss how insights from information theory can help balance survivor needs with concerns about due process. Smriti Bajracharya, MPH, will present an evaluation plan for the University’s Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention Center. A reception and poster session will follow.


  • Registration opens at 12:30pm
  • Keynote Address: Using Technology to Expand the Boundaries of Privacy and Security, Joseph A. O’Sullivan, PhD
  • Plenary: Developing an Evaluation Plan for the Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention (RSVP) Center, Smriti Bajracharya, MPH
  • Reception and poster session: Current RSV-AI Pilot Projects
    About the Relationship and Sexual Violence Assessment Initiative (RSV-AI)
    RSV-AI brings together students, administrators, and researchers across all disciplines to develop an innovative, comprehensive assessment system for the prevention and response to campus sexual assault and relationship violence. Learn more by visiting our website.

This event is free and open to the public. Registration is requested.

Joseph A. O’Sullivan, PhD, Dean of the UMSL/WashU Joint Undergraduate Engineering Program and Samuel C. Sachs Professor of Electrical Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis

Smriti Bajracharya, MPH, Adjunct Faculty member and Evaluation Associate, Brown School of Social Work’s Evaluation Center, Washington University in St. Louis.





Click here to view the event flyer.


What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Parking is available in the Danforth underground garage, located beneath the Danforth University Center, for both visitors and permit holders. Directions are available here.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

For more information about the RSV-AI, contact Sarah Pritchard, MPH, MSW at or Peter Hovmand, PhD, MSW at

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

You will be checked-in under your name. It is not necessary to bring your registration confirmation.

Event Sponsors: Relationship and Sexual Violence-Assessment Initiative