“The Best of Times, the Worst of Times: ‘best practices’ for survivor support and gender violence prevention education on college campuses,” (2022), with Eriksen, S., Chib, S., Cortez-Barba, Y., Rayburn, P., and Aldridge, L. Women and Therapy, Vol. 45, Issue 1.
“Bystander training as leadership training: notes on the origins, philosophy and pedagogy of the Mentors in Violence Prevention model” (3-15-18), Katz, J., Violence Against Women, Thousand Oaks, CA; Sage Publications.
“The social justice roots of the Mentors in Violence Prevention model, and its application in a high school setting” (2011), with Heisterkamp, A. and Fleming, M., in Banyard, V. and Potter, S. (Eds.) Bystander Special Issue, Violence Against Women, v.17, #6, June. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
Reconstructing masculinity in the locker room: The Mentors in Violence Prevention Project. (1995). Harvard Educational Review, Vol. 65, No. 2, Summer.
More than a few good men: Strategies for inspiring boys and young men to be allies in anti-sexist education. (1998) Working Papers Series. Wellesley, MA: Wellesley Centers for Research on Women.
“Credit Where it is Due: gender violence prevention education as a leadership issue,” (forthcoming), A Research Agenda for Gender and Leadership, DeFrank-Cole, L., and Tan, S., Eds.
From Rush Limbaugh to Donald Trump: conservative talk radio and the defiant reassertion of white male authority (December, 2017) In G. Dines, J. Humez, W. Yousman and L. Bindig (Eds.) Gender, race and class in media: A critical reader. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications
Big Talkers: Rush Limbaugh, Conservative Talk Radio, and the Defiant Reassertion of White Male Authority (2015) In G. Dines & J. Humez (Eds.), Gender, race and class in media: A critical reader. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
“Engaging Men in Prevention of Violence Against Women,” (2015), Johnson, H., Fisher, B.S., & Jacquier, V. (eds.) in Critical Issues on Violence Against Women: international perspectives and promising strategies, Abington, Oxon, U.K.: Routledge. pp. 233-243.
“Not So Nice Jewish Boys: notes on violence and the construction of Jewish-American masculinity in the late 20th and early-21st centuries,” (2010), Brod, H. and Zevitz, S. (eds.) in Brother Keepers: new perspectives on Jewish masculinity. Harriman, Tennessee: Men’s Studies Press, pp. 57-74
“It’s The Masculinity, Stupid: A cultural studies analysis of media, the presidency, and pedagogy,” in Handbook on Cultural Politics and Education, Leonardo, Z. (ed.) Rotterdam: Sense Publishers. (2010), pp. 477-507.
“Advertising and the Construction of Violent White Masculinity: From BMWs to Bud Light,” (2011). In G. Dines and J. Humez, (Eds.) Gender, Race and Class in Media: a critical reader. (SECOND EDITION) Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. pp. 261-269.
“Politics is a Contact Sport: Media, Sports Metaphors and Presidential Masculinity,” (2009), in Media/Cultural Studies: Critical Approaches, Hammer, R. and Kellner, D., eds., New York: Peter Lang, pp. 537-555.
“The Frontrunner Failed to Throw a Knockout Punch: Sports Metaphors, Masculinities, and Presidential Politics,” (2011) in Learning Culture Through Sport, (Volume Two). Spickard-Prettyman, S. and Lampman, B., eds., Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield.
Boys Are Not Men: Notes on Working with Adolescent Males in Juvenile Detention. (2001). In D. Sabo, T. Kupers, & W. London (Eds.), Prison Masculinities. Philadelphia: Temple University Press.
Advertising and the Construction of Violent White Masculinity: From Eminem to Clinique for Men. (2003). In G. Dines & J. Humez (Eds.), Gender, Race and Class in Media: A Text Reader. (Second edition). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
Pornography and Men’s Consciousness. (2000). In M. Adams, W. Blumenfeld, R. Castaneda, H. Hackman, M. Peters, & X. Zuniga (Eds.), Readings for Diversity and Social Justice. New York: Routledge.
The sounds of silence: Notes on the personal politics of men’s leadership in gender violence prevention education. (2000). In N. Lesko (Ed.), Masculinities at school. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
Masculinity and sports culture. (1996) In R. Lapchick (Ed.), Sport in society: Equal opportunity or business as usual? Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage
Advertising and the construction of violent white masculinity. (1995). In G. Dines & J. Humez (Eds.), Gender, race and class in media: A text reader. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
Working with male student-athletes. (1993). In A. Parrot, N. Cummings & T. Marchell (Eds.), Rape 101: Sexual assault prevention for college athletes. Learning Publications.
Rethinking private pleasure: Pornography and men’s consciousness. (1992). In Empathy: Concepts of male and female power, Vol. 3 No. 2. Columbia., S.C.: Gay and Lesbian Advocacy Research Project, Inc.
Katz’s books, articles and videos have played an important role in the education of tens of millions of university, college, and high school students.
NFL Sends Mixed Messages about Gender Violence with Super Bowl Halftime Lineup, w/Byron Hurt, (Ms. Magazine, 2-10-22)
White Masculinity and the January 6 Insurrection,(Ms. Magazine, 1-5-22)
“It’s On Us”: For Men, the Texas Anti-Abortion Law Should be a Wakeup Call, (Ms. Magazine, 9-30-21)
Progress in Gender Violence Prevention Begins When the Trump Presidency Ends (Ms. Magazine, 11-25-20)
What Donald Trump Understands About American Men (Ms. Magazine, 10-22-20)
Boxing Metaphors and the Importance of Gender in the Trump-Biden Debate (Ms. Magazine, 9-30-20)
Bad Cops and Bystanders: How Male-Dominated Cultures Keep Men Silent (Ms. Magazine, 6-17-20)
Donald Trump and the Tragedy of Failed “Masculine” Leadership (Ms. Magazine, 5-19-20)
Trump and the “Nasty,” “Horrid” Women Reporters, with Jean Kilbourne (Ms. Magazine, 4-23-20)
Unmasking Donald Trump, with Jean Kilbourne (Ms. Magazine, 4-13-20)
Trump Giving Rush Limbaugh the Medal of Freedom Was Controversial and Fitting (NBC News: Think, 2-4-20)
If the Democrats Aren’t Careful, Trump Might Get The Last Laugh (Medium, 12-26-20)
The Masculinity Politics of Impeachment (Medium, 11-19-19)
Andrew Luck, 21st Century Manhood, and The Pain Principle (Medium, 9-10-19)
Chris Cuomo’s Response to “Fredo” Slur Has Lessons for Democrats (Medium, 8-23-19)
How Hollywood Men Can Lead #AskMoreOfHim Campaign (with Jennifer Siebel Newsom) Hollywood Reporter 3-2-18
Trump’s Election Raises Fear of Increased Violence Against Women (HuffPo 11-15-16)
A Plea to Men in the 2016 election (with Jennifer Siebel Newsom) ATTN, 10-28-16
Here’s Why We Need to Talk to Men About Violence Against Women (The Shriver Report, 10-7-13)
After Newtown, besides guns, let’s talk about gender (with Jennifer Siebel Newsom) San Jose Mercury News, 12-19-12
Coverage of “School Shootings” Avoids the Central Issue (October 13, 2006). Dallas Morning News, pp. 21A.
The Price Women Pay for Boys Being Boys. (2001, May 13). Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Sunday, pp. D7.
XFL Degrading to Men and Women. (2001, February 18). New York Daily News, Sunday, pp.86.
with Sut Jhally. Put the Blame Where it Belongs: On Men. (2000, June 25). The Los Angeles Times, pp. M5
with Sut Jhally. Manhood on the Mat: The problem is not that pro wrestling makes boys violent. The real lesson of the wildly popular pseudo-sport is more insidious. (2000, February 13). Boston Globe, E1.
More Than A Few Good Men (1999, December 1). The University of Massachusetts Daily Collegian, Vol 151, No. 57.
with Sut Jhally. The national conversation in the wake of Littleton is missing the mark. (1999, May 2). Boston Globe.
Time for Male Athletes to Step Forward. (1996). ESPNET SportsZone. October 29.
Articles and reports
Building a Big Tent Approach to Ending Men’s Violence (2003). Building Partners Initiative. United States Department of Justice.
with Jeremy Earp. Tough Guise Teacher’s Guide Online: A companion to the college and high school versions of the video, Tough Guise: Violence, Media, and the Crisis in Masculinity. (1999). Northampton, MA: Media Education Foundation.
Checklist: 10 things men can do to end men’s violence against women. (1996). In D. Goelman, F. Lehrman & R. Valente (Eds.), The impact of domestic violence on your legal practice: A lawyer’s handbook. Washington, D.C.: American Bar Association Commission on Domestic Violence.
Men, masculinities, and media: Some introductory notes. (Spring , 1999). Research Report, Wellesley Centers for Women, Vol. 2, No. 2.
with Sut Jhally. Big Trouble, Little Pond: Reflections on the Meaning of the Campus Pond Rapes. (2001, Winter Issue). UMass Magazine, University of Massachusetts-Amherst, pp. 26-31.
Jackson Katz is the author of most of the educational materials used in the MVP Strategies training program. These materials – in part or in whole, including scenarios and exercises – have also been used and adapted broadly in other gender violence prevention programs across North America and beyond.
- The MVP Playbook for High School Males
- The MVP Playbook for High School Females
- The MVP Trainers Guide for Working with High School Males
- The MVP Trainers Guide for Working with High School Females
- The MVP Playbook for College Men
- The MVP Playbook for College Women
- The MVP Trainers Guide for Working with College Men
- The MVP Trainers Guide for Working with College Women
- The MVP Playbook/Trainers Guide for the U.S. Army
To order MVP Playbooks
Print and podcast interviews with Jackson Katz
John Michael Antonio Interview with author Dr. Jackson Katz (Feminine Collective, 9-18-19, then Good Men Project)
The Unexpected Silver Lining of Donald Trump’s Misogyny: “It’s a Teachable Moment, On Steroids.” Salon interviews Jackson Katz, 10-27-16.
A Certain Kind of President: on the politics of masculinity (Foreword Reviews interviews Jackson Katz, 5-19-16)
The Media Education Foundation – Lessons from Steubenville: An Interview with Jackson Katz, Part 1.
The Media Education Foundation – Lessons from Steubenville: An Interview with Jackson Katz, Part 2.
An Interview with Educator, Activist, and Author Jackson Katz – American Men’s Studies Association Newsletter (Late Winter 2013, Volume 3, Issue 1).