Domestic violence adversary speaks at BU

Domestic violence adversary speaks at BU

Colloquium on Domestic Violence For immediate release: Feb. 13, 2012

BLOOMSBURG — A nationally known leader in the fight against domestic violence will deliver the keynote address at Bloomsburg University’s Colloquium on Domestic Violence on Thursday, Feb. 23, at 6 p.m. in Centennial Hall 218.

The event, free and open to the public, is sponsored by BU’s Institute of Human Rights and Social Justice.

Wanda Lucibello has more than 30 years of experience working with domestic violence victims. As chief of New York City’s Special Victims Division, Lucibello is in charge of the prosecutorial coordination of the Brooklyn Felony Domestic Violence Court. She has conducted woman’s groups in Zimbabwe, Botswana, Ireland, Mexico and South Africa, all reflecting on family violence.

In 2004, Lucibello received the Robert N. Kaye Memorial Award and the Governor’s Justice Award to End Domestic Violence. She was awarded the National College of District Attorneys’ Lecturer of Merit in 2005.

The Institute of Human Rights Colloquium on Domestic Violence is sponsored by the Liberal Arts Curricular Enhancement Committee and Department of Sociology, Social Work and Criminal Justice.

Contact Babak Mohassel, assistant professor of criminal justice, for more information.

Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. BU serves approximately 10,000 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in the colleges of Education, Business, Liberal Arts and Science and Technology.