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Cynthia Calkins Ph.D., Elizabeth L. Jeglic Ph.D.
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Cynthia Calkins, Ph.D., is a clinical-forensic psychologist and a professor of psychology at John Jay College who studies sexual violence prevention.
Elizabeth Jeglic, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist and a professor of psychology at John Jay College who studies sexual violence prevention.