For nearly twenty years, Dr. CJ Rowe (they/them/their) has worked with organizations, lobbying, developing educational campaigns and research projects to critically engage with such issues as marriage equality, transgender justice, LGBTQ2S youth leadership, violence prevention and trauma-informed services. CJ is a genderqueer butch who currently lives and works on the unceded territory of the Musqueam, Squamish, Tsleil-Waututh and Kwikwetlem First Nations. CJ holds a PhD in Education from UBC, an MA in Legal Studies from Carleton University and a BA in Sociology from Acadia University. Presently, CJ is the Director of Simon Fraser University’s Sexual Violence Support & Prevention Office where they work with a team to support individuals impacted by sexual violence and sexual misconduct, develop sexual violence intervention and prevention educational campaigns, learning opportunities and initiatives and works closely with the University to implement and operationalize policy. CJ is also the Co-Director of Courage to Act, a two-year national initiative to address and prevent gender-based violence on post-secondary campuses. For more information visit www.couragetoact.ca.
Making Sense of a Global Pandemic: Relationship Violence & Working Together Towards a Violence Free Society by Balbir Gurm; Glaucia Salgado; Jennifer Marchbank; and Sheila Early is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.