Professor of Psychology Christopher Kilmartin has been chosen to serve a one-year post as distinguished visiting professor at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Beginning in July, Kilmartin will teach courses on violence prevention and gender studies in the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Leadership. He also will consult with Air Force Academy sexual assault prevention personnel to help improve school programming.
Kilmartin, a licensed clinical psychologist, is an internationally recognized expert on gender and on violence prevention. He held a three-year consultation with the U.S. Naval Academy on a revision of sexual assault and harassment prevention curriculum and worked with the Army on similar topics. The author of books including The Masculine Self and The Pain Behind the Mask: Overcoming Masculine Depression, Kilmartin holds a doctorate in counseling psychology from Virginia Commonwealth University.