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About John D. Foubert

John D. Foubert is Professor of Higher Education and Student Affairs at Oklahoma State University, National President of One in Four ( and Principal at John D. Foubert, LLC Consulting. Dr. Foubert's federally funded research focuses on sexual assault prevention. He also studies the harms of pornography, college student development, and university administration.
Dr. Foubert earned his undergraduate degree in Psychology and Sociology from the College of William and Mary, his Master’s in Psychology from the University of Richmond, and his Ph.D. in College Student Personnel from the University of Maryland.
Dr. Foubert has written 9 books, 7 of which deal with the prevention of sexual assault. He has published several dozen articles in some of the most respected peer reviewed journals in both Education and Psychology on issues such as sexual assault prevention and the connection between pornography use and bystander intervention. He has given over 200 professional presentations to conferences, universities, community and military organizations.
In 1998, he and a group of colleagues founded One in Four. One in Four is a non-profit organization dedicated to ending rape through means shown to be most effective through scientific research. During the last two decades, his rape prevention programs have been seen by over 100,000 people worldwide.
Dr. Foubert has testified before House of Representatives Armed Services Committee Subcommittee on Military Personnel on the issue of rape prevention, and has been called upon by the White House and the Pentagon for his expertise in rape prevention. He is a regular guest on CNN, a blogger for the Huffington Post, a frequent featured guest on NPR, and is often quoted by the New York Times, Time Magazine, Houston Chronicle, and the Chronicle of Higher Education. He can be reached at


Present Principal, Dr. John D. Foubert, LLC Consulting, One in Four, National President
Present Professor, Higher Education and Student Affairs, Oklahoma State University

Curriculum Vitae

Honors and Awards

  • Annuit Coeptis Senior Professional Award, ACPA, 2011
  • The President's Award For Service to the Community, College of William and Mary, 2007
  • Runner-up, Melvene D. Hardee National Dissertation of the Year Award, National Association of Student Personnel Administrators; 2000.


  • Introduction to Student Affairs
  • Doctoral Dissertation
  • Administration of Higher Education
  • Advanced Student Development Theory
  • College Student Development Theory
  • Gender Based Violence on Campus
  • Critical Issues in Higher Education


August 1994August 1998 Ph.D., University of Maryland at College Park ‐ Counseling and Personnel Services
19901992 MA, University of Richmond ‐ Psychology
19861990 BA, College of William and Mary ‐ Psychology and Sociology

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Sexually Explicit Media/Pornography (Harms of) (5)

Sexual Violence/Rape Prevention (32)