Jackson Katz, Ph.D., is internationally renowned for his pioneering scholarship and activism on issues of gender and violence. He has long been a major figure and thought leader in the growing global movement of men working to promote gender equality and prevent gender violence.
He is co-founder of Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP), one of the longest-running and most widely influential gender violence prevention programs in North America, and the first major program of its kind in the sports culture and the military.
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Jackson Katz is an internationally acclaimed speaker who has delivered thousands of lectures about a range of topics in a multitude of venues in the U.S. and around the world.
His TED talk, “Violence against Women – It’s a Men’s Issues” has been viewed more than three million times.
education Training and Consulting
Jackson Katz conducts trainings for:
- College and university staff, faculty, and administrators
- High school educators and administrators
- Sexual assault and domestic violence program staff and administrators
- Community agencies/community leaders
business Training and Consulting
Jackson Katz, Ph.D. consults across the
United States and around the world in the
business sector with special focus on:
- Leadership training for senior executives and managers that highlights men’s increasing role in promoting gender equity in senior management.
- “Big room” presentations to men and women employees.
Military Training and Consulting
Jackson Katz and his organization, MVP Strategies, provide a range of gender violence prevention training, presentations and consulting services to all branches of the United States Armed Forces, as well as select militaries around the world.
In 1997, Dr. Katz created and directed the first system-wide gender violence prevention program in the United States Marine Corps, the first such program.
Katz, Maria Shriver and the 2016 Election
Politics of Presidential Masculinity
PRAISE FOR JACKSON KATZ
His is a message college students need to hear, especially male students who think violence against women is a woman’s problem, and women who think it is unfashionable to adopt a feminist stance.
Jackson Katz stunned and delighted his audience of over one thousand students, faculty, and townspeople…his blend of scholarship and personal experience, of humor and grim seriousness.
Violence prevention begins with a fearless look at the cultural factors that encourage violence, especially school violence. Tough Guise needs to be watched by every high school and middle school student in America.