Meet Our Staff
Jen Brockman joined the University of Kansas community in the Spring of 2016 as the director of the newly formed Sexual Assault Prevention and Education Center. She has worked since 2001 in the field of victim advocacy and prevention in three different states at community programs, flagship institutes, and state coalitions. She received a Bachelor of Arts in 2003 from Drury University in Criminology and Sociology and a Masters of Arts in Organizational Leadership in 2009 from Gonzaga University.
Dustin serves as a Program Educator for the Sexual Assault Prevention & Education Center. In this role, Dustin is responsible for bystander intervention and men's engagement programming. He came to KU in the fall of 2012, working in the Student Involvement and Leadership Center for four years. Prior to KU, Dustin earned his Master of Education (MEd) in Higher Education Administration and Student Affairs from the University of South Carolina. Originally from Durham, California, Dustin earned his Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in Political Science from California State University-Chico. Dustin is currently working on his Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Higher Education Administration. In his free time, Dustin serves as a Victim/Survivor Advocate for the Sexual Trauma and Abuse Care Center.
Sony began working as a Prevention Educator for the Sexual Assault Prevention and Education Center in the summer of 2017. In this role, Sony is responsible for programming on the subjects of healthy relationships and consent education. Prior to working in the Sexual Assault Prevention and Education Center, Sony worked at KU as an academic advisor for the School of Education and Assistant Director in the Emily Taylor Center for Women & Gender Equity. As a student at KU, Sony was a Resident Assistant in Oliver and Ellsworth Halls. Sony is a Lego enthusiast and can frequently be found enjoying the sights and sounds of downtown Lawrence.
Sony received a BA in English, a BSJ in Strategic Communications, and a MSE in Higher Education Administration, all from The University of Kansas.
Kierra serves as a graduate assistant for the Sexual Assault Prevention and Education Center. Kierra earned her Bachelor of Science (BS) in Psychology and is currently working on her Master's of Business Administration in Marketing (MBA) at the University of Kansas. Kierra is responsible for coordinating the University's bystander intervention workshop, Jayhawks Give a Flock, and will assist with SAPEC's programming with KU student-athletes.
Jaclyn serves as graduate student staff for the Sexual Assault Prevention and Education Center. Jaclyn earned her Bachelor of General Studies (BGS) in American Studies with a minor in Sociology. She is currently working on her Master's of Higher Education Administration (MSE) at the University of Kansas. Jaclyn is responsible for coordinating the peer educator program, social media, and programming initiatives.
Zyrie is a Social Welfare and Gender Studies double major seeking proficiency in Korean. He is currently an undergraduate and a member of the scholarship hall community. He worked with SAPEC for a year as a volunteer peer educator and now works as an employee, alongside his job in the African and African-American Studies department.