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One woman's story of domestic violence
Content warning: this video contains descriptions of physical, emotional, verbal, and sexual violence.
Jennifer Andrus is an Associate professor of Writing and Rhetoric Studies at the University of Utah. She teaches courses on rhetorical theory, discourse analysis, legal rhetoric, and gender & rhetoric. Her research for the last decade has been on domestic violence and the Anglo-American law of evidence She has written numerous articles and a book entitled Entextualizing Domestic Violence: Language Ideology and Violence Against Women in the Anglo-American Hearsay Principle. In addition to her scholarly duties, Dr. Andrus is a founding board member of Fight Against Domestic Violence. She firmly believes that domestic violence is a public matter that needs space in current discussions of the social issues facing our communities. In addition to being a scholar and advocate, Dr. Andrus is the mother to three wonderful daughters.
If you are in an unsafe situation and need resources about domestic violence, please visit theHotline.org or Domestic Shelters
or call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233).