Sexual Assault
Sexual Misconduct
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Technology Best Practices
Risk Management Strategies
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Take Back the Night 
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Letter. The Flat Hat. March 15, 1991. Print.

“Responding to Sexual Assault on Campus for Campus Security and Police Beyond the Basics: Skills with a First-Person Perspective.” Sexual Assault Family Violence Investigator Course Newsletter. September 2010: 1-4.

“Top Ten Cyber-Bullying and Harassment Concerns for Schools.” Wright Risk Management. Spring 2011: 4-6.

“Forecast: Next 285 Days School Bullying.” Cyber-Bullying Newsletter. October 2012.

“School Sexual Misconduct:  A Primer for School Administrators.” Cyber-Bullying News.  January 2013.

“Barbed ‘Wireless’ Speech: Sticks and Stone Slung Cyber-Style.” Cyber-Bullying News. March 2013.

“Engaging Your Faculty to Address Cyber-Bullying.” Cyber-Bullying News. May 2013.

“School Sexual Misconduct: Working with Alleged Victims and Survivors.” Cyber-Bullying News. October 2013.

“Do you have Enough Bears and Snakes to Scare Away the Sexting? What Deters Inappropriate Digital Sexual Conduct by Teens?” Cyber-Bullying News. December 2013.

“This is What Happened when I Reported my Rape.” Huffington Post. April 7, 2014.

“These are the Places on Campus Where Sexual Violence Occurs.” Huffington Post. April 9, 2014.

“The Gentleman who Raped Me.” Huffington Post. April 11, 2014.

“A College Vice President Privately Confesses to Rape, Promises to Do Better.” Huffington Post. April 15, 2014.

“The Real Reason Young Men Say They Won’t Report Being Raped.” Huffington Post. April 18, 2014.

“My Inbox is Full of High School and Middle School Students’ Stories of Sexual Assault.” Huffington Post. April 22, 2014.

“What Does it Mean to be a Child of Rape?” Huffington Post. April 25, 2014.

“From Gossip to Bragging, How Girls and Boys are Talking about Sex is a Problem.” Huffington Post. April 30, 2014.

“Coding vs. Gaming: The New Arms Race in Student Learning?” National Association of Independent Schools Magazine. October 14, 2015.

“Kissing and Hurting.” US Department of Health and Human Services. Office on Women’s Health. April 2, 2015.

“From Hurt to Healing:  How You Can Help a Survivor.” Gamma Phi Beta’s “The Crescent” Magazine. The Crescent, volume 116 number 3. Summer 2015.

“Responding to Sexual Misconduct with Grace and Precision. Beyond the Basics: Improving Skills with a First-Person Perspective.” ISM: Independent School Management Client Newsletter.  2015.

“Respect My Red: My Movement to End Assault.” US Department of Health and Human Services. Office on Women’s Health. February 16, 2016.

“Date Rape Activist Katie Koestner Responds to Stanford Victim’s Viral Letter.” Health. June 10, 2016.

“Boundary-Setting for School Professionals.” ACIS Blog and E-News. November 2018.


Koestner, Katherine. “The Perfect Rape Victim.” Just Sex: Students Rewrite the Rules on Sex, Violence, Activism and Equality. Ed. Jodi Gold and Susan Villari. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. 2000. 30-38.

Bissonette, Tom; Braxton, Gordon; and Koestner, Katherine. Next Gen Men. Publisher TBD. Release date TBD.


Sexual Assault on Campus: What Every College Needs to Know About Protecting Victims, Providing for Just Adjudication, and Complying with Federal Laws. 1995.

Total Sexual Assault Risk Management Strategies. 1998.

A Customizable Response Protocol and Training Manual for Sexual Misconduct in Schools. 2004.

The Cyber-Safety and Technology Risk Assessment Tool for Schools. 2006.

The Customizable Model Acceptable Use Policy Template for Schools. 2008.

The Sexual Misconduct Policy Institute Manual: Model Policies, Procedures, Protocols and Prevention for K-12 Schools and Institutions of Higher Education. 2013.

Walk the Walk for Take Back The Night Manual. 2014.

Performing a Comprehensive Technology Audit: A Step by Step Guide for School Leaders. 2014.

Take Back The Night Event Planning Manual. 2014.

Respect My Red: Making Respect the Standard in Relationships. 2019.

The National Climate Survey on Gender and Sexual Misconduct. 2019.

The National Survey on Boundaries and Climate for High School Students. 2019.

The National Survey on Boundaries and Climate for School Employees. 2019.

The National Climate Survey on Bias, Discrimination, and Sexual Misconduct. 2020.

Model Family Handbook for Independent Schools. 2021.

Model Employee Handbook for Independent Schools. 2021.

Model Overnight Care and Trip Manual and Risk Management. 2021.

Model Athletic Department Handbook. 2021.


Co-Creator, Life Lessons: Sexual Assault 101 CD-ROM for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 2002.

Producer, “Been There Done That,” Peer Leadership Training Series on DVD. 2007.

Producer, “HARP Military Virtual,” Sexual Misconduct Response Training Series on DVD. 2007.

Producer, “Total Student Wellness Series,” Student Wellness Curricula on DVD. 2008.

Creator and Producer, “ThinkDrink,” Online Film and Interactive Course on Substance Use. 2012.

Creator and Producer, “ThinkLuv,” Online Film and Interactive Course on Sexual Assault. 2012.

Creator and Producer, “Compliance Training for Title IX and Appropriate Response to Sexual Misconduct,” Online Course on Sexual Misconduct for Colleges and Universities. 2014.

Executive Producer and Host, “Dear Katie: Survivor Stories,” Podcast. 2021-Present.

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