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 program assessment, men's engagement programming, and oversees two SAPEC staff members. 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. Dustin is a past Victim/Survivor Advocate for the Sexual Trauma and Abuse Care Center in Lawrence, Kansas and currently serves on the Education Committee for Phi Delta Theta international fraternity.
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.
Kelsey joined the Sexual Assault Prevention and Education Center in the summer of 2019 as a Prevention Specialist. In this role, Kelsey is responsible for campus-wide programming including Sexual Assault Awareness Month events and Jayhawks Give A Flock bystander intervention training for first-year students. Before she came to SAPEC, Kelsey spent seven years in community-based nonprofit organizations in Lawrence focused on victim advocacy and violence prevention work. Most recently, Kelsey worked at The Sexual Trauma and Abuse Care Center where she coordinated the SafeBar Alliance program and the Lawrence Sexual Violence Prevention Work Group. Kelsey holds a BFA in Design with a concentration in Photo Media from The University of Kansas.
Jacob began working for the Sexual Assault Prevention and Education Center as a Graduate Assistant in August of 2019. In this role, Jacob assists SAPEC in programs regarding consent education, gender based violence, and bystander intervention. He came to The University of Kansas after graduating from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, where he earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration (B.S.B.A), majoring in Finance. Jacob is pursuing a Master of Science in Education (MSEd) in Higher Education Administration from The University of Kansas.