Sarah Prior is a fixed-term Assistant Professor in the Sociology Department. Her research focuses on issues of gender based violence broadly with emphasis in areas of campus sexual violence, sexuality, gender, hookup culture, critical youth studies, and sexual media including pornography use by young people and it’s impact on sexual expectations.
Sarah earned a bachelor’s degree from Gonzaga University. She holds a Master’s in Applied Sociology and Master’s Certificate in Women’s & Gender Studies. She earned her Ph.D. in Justice Studies from Arizona State University’s School of Social Transformation.
- Prior, S., and B. de Heer. (under contract). Campus Sexual Violence: A State of Institutionalized Sexual Terrorism. Routledge
- de Heer, B., and S. Prior. 2020.“Pornography, Masculinity, and Sexual Aggression on College Campuses. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. https://doi.org/10.1177/0886260520906186
- Prior, S., and B. de Heer. 2017. Raising Strong Women in a Culture of Rape: The Maternal Struggle. Conditionally Accepted. Inside Higher Ed.
- Jones, L., de Heer, B., S. Prior. (2016). “Campus Sexual Assault: Conceptualizing Vulnerable Groups in an Unfolding Legal Context” in Campus Action Against Sexual Assault: Needs, Policies, Procedures, and Training Programs. M. Paludi (ed). Praeger/ABC-CLIO