James Ptacek

James Ptacek has been working on the problem of men's violence against women for over twenty-five years. He has pursued this work in a variety of roles: as a batterers' counselor; a researcher; a teacher; and a trainer on institutional responses to domestic violence. His research has focused on how men who batter account for their violence; rape and battering on college campuses; and battered women's experiences seeking help from the courts. His current work addresses the class dimensions of...See more