George Mason Encourages Community to Become Stalker Savvy

Posted: March 2, 2004 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

George Mason will host “Becoming Stalker Savvy: Confronting the Trends” on Wednesday, March 10, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Enterprise Hall, Room 178. The seminar will focus on stalking research and statistics, the technology of stalkers, threat assessment, and coordinating a response.

Topics include “Stalking: The Numbers and the Trends,” presented by Tracy Bahm, director of the Stalking Resource Center; “Cool Electronics and the 21st Century Stalker,” presented by Jayne Hitchcock, president of Working to Halt Online Abuse; and “Voyeurism, Stalking, and Sexual Assault,” presented by Bahm.

The deadline to register is Friday, March 5. The fee, which includes lunch, breaks, and parking, is $35 per individual or $30 for a group of three or more people from the same organization. Checks should be made payable to George Mason University and can be sent to George Mason, MSN 2B2, Fairfax, Va. 22030. Purchase orders should be faxed to 703-993-3685.

The event is sponsored by the George Mason Police Department, Health Education Services, and Sexual Assault Services. For more information, contact Connie Kirkland at 703-993-4364.

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