Ten Bensel Recognized as an Outstanding Woman at UA Little Rock
Tusty Ten Bensel, Ph.D., a graduate of UNOs School of Criminology and Criminal Justice doctoral program, was recently recognized as one of the “Outstanding Women of the University of Arkansas Little Rock.” In honor of Women’s History Month, Ten Bensel and other women associated with the university were featured for their leadership qualities and the positive impact they have made on the university and their communities at large.
Ten Bensel was recognized, in part, for organizing UA Little Rock’s “Take Back the Night” event, which is designed to raise awareness of sexual violence and human trafficking. She believes it is important to increase awareness of sexual assaults on college campuses in an effort to reduce the number of assaults that occur. Ten Bensel is a premier scholar specializing in violence and victimology within the field of criminal justice. She has published more than 20 articles in peer-reviewed journals, completed two books and secured multiple grants for her research.
Among other accolades, she received the 2018 Educator of the Year award from the Single Parent Scholarship Foundation of Arkansas. You can read more about Ten Bensel’s accomplishments here.
Story published April 2019