Staff

The McCluskey Center for Violence Prevention is staffed by a director, program coordinator, and undergraduate scholars. Click each photo to learn more about our staff members.

CENTER DIRECTOR


PROGRAM COORDINATOR


Chris Linder

Chris Linder

Chris Linder, associate professor of Higher Education in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy and Special Assistant to the President for Violence Prevention and Education, serves as the Center's inaugural director. Linder’s research interests focus on relationship and sexual violence on college campuses and student activism. Prior to becoming faculty, Linder worked as a campus victim advocate for 10 years. Linder’s most recent scholarship on relationship and sexual violence includes the book "Sexual Violence on Campus: Power-Conscious Approaches to Awareness, Prevention, and Response," published in 2018. Additionally, she co-edited the book, "Intersections of Identity and Sexual Violence on Campus," published in 2017. In her spare time, Chris enjoys cooking and running mountains.

Ashley Yong

Ashley Yong

Ashley Yong, the inaugural Program Coordinator of the MCVP, received her M.A. in Higher Education and Student Affairs from The Ohio State University. She is a board member of the Rape Recovery Center and is passionate about centering her values of social justice and equity in relationship and sexual violence work. Yong previously worked in social justice engagement at the OSU Multicultural Center and has served as a hospital and helpline advocate at the Sexual Assault Response Network of Central Ohio. Ashley loves playing the ukulele, watercolor painting, and traveling.

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT STAFF


Allie Moore

Allie Moore

Allie Moore is an undergraduate student studying writing and rhetorical studies with a double major in gender studies. She is passionate about social justice advocacy and learning. In her free time, she loves to snowboard, see waterfalls and go on road trips.