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Sexual Misconduct: Audio Visual

This research guide provides resources on sexual misconduct with a focus on behavior perpetrated by faculty and clergy. Some resources are available through PLNU's Ryan Library and require a username and password from a current student, s

This American Life Podcast

Anatomy of doubt. (2016). This American Life. Retrieved from

  • This episode of This American Life tells the story of a woman who was raped, doubted, then pressured by the police and friends to recant her story. Reactions to her story change when the truth becomes known.

Hidden Brain Podcast

The psychological forces behind a cultural reckoning: Understanding #MeToo. (2018). Hidden Brain: A conversation about life's unseen patterns. National Public Radio. Retrieved from

  • The above podcast "Why Now?" uses social science research to answer "What has changed in our minds and in our culture so that allegations of sexual harassment and assault are being taken so much more seriously than they were in the past?"

Believed Podcast

The good guy. (2018). Believed. National Public Radio. Retrieved from

  • Believed is an inside look at how a team of women won a conviction in one of the largest serial sexual abuse cases in U.S. history. It's a story of survivors finding their power in a cultural moment when people are coming to understand how important that is. It's also an unnerving exploration of how even well-meaning adults can fail to believe.


#MeToo, now what? Public Broadcasting Service. Retrieved from

  • “Our five-part series aims to create a space for authentic and honest dialogue among women and men towards understanding, healing and reconciliation.”
  • All episodes are freely available for streaming.