Dr. Athena Ives is a U.S. Marine Corps Lioness combat veteran, forensic criminologist, certified human trafficking investigator, sex crimes consultant, author, instructor and public speaker.
From surviving a cult, familial child rape, combat, homelessness and military sexual trauma, Dr. Ives combines her education, lived experience and more than 25 years of studying child predators to help prevent sexual assault through trauma and cultural informed education, training, research and empowerment.
Dr. Ives has a PhD in Forensic Psychology specializing in Military Sexual Trauma, a Masters in Forensics specializing in Investigations, and a Bachelor of Science in Homeland Security specializing in Women in Combat.
Episode 176: Tango Alpha Lima: MST Series - Changing culture with Andrea Goldstein and Dr. Athena Ives
September 6th, 2023 | Season 4 | 53 mins 4 secs
abuse, advocate, ally, american legion, assault, bullying, closed system, community, confidentiality, culture change, dadt, false reports, forensics, gender discrimination, gwot, hazing, military, military sexual trauma, mst, post-9/11, post-traumatic growth, prevention, resilience, self-demobilization, service, sexual harassment, sexual violence, stigma, suicide, survivors, veteran, don’t ask don’t tell
Tango Alpha Lima is a podcast from The American Legion. Learn more at www.legion.org/tangoalphalima.