Short bio

Evelyn Schapansky holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Bielefeld University and a Master’s degree in Clinical Forensic Psychology & Victimology from the University of Groningen. Her research interests include sexual victimization and perpetration, its risk and protective factors, and the role of gender-related attitudes in sexual violence perpetration. Since November 2021, she is a PhD Fellow of the Research Foundation Flanders (FWO) and pursues her PhD on protective factors against rape perpetration.

Work details

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  • Sexual victimization
  • Sexual aggression
  • Gender-related attitudes

Selected projects

2021 – 2025: Protective Factors Against Rape Perpetration: Towards a Strength-Based Approach in Risk Assessment and Prevention of Rape

2019 – 2021: UN-MENAMAIS. UNderstanding the MEchanisms, NAture, MAgnitude, and Impact of Sexual Violence in Belgium;