Clery Center for Security On Campus, Inc.
Alison Kiss is the Executive Director at the Clery Center. (March 2011) and formerly served as Director of Programs at Security On Campus (September 2005- September 2009). She has provided services as an expert witness in campus sexual assault civil cases and is affiliated with many professional organizations, including: Rapid Response Expert Network, Violence Against Women Online Resources (VAWNET), Expanded Partners Group, "Vision 21: Transforming Victims Services", Department of Justice: OVC-sponsored project. Most recently. Alison served as part of the negotiated rulemaking committee for the VAWA amendments to the Clery Act. Prior to her work at the Clery Center, Ms. Kiss worked in education, health education and counseling. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Spanish from The Catholic University of America and a Master of Science in Criminal Justice from Saint Joseph's University. She has contributed book chapters to “Campus Crime: 3rd Edition” and “Victims of Sexual Assault and Abuse.” She is currently writing her dissertation on the role of transformational leadership in sexual assault prevention and compliance with the Clery Act and expects to graduate with a doctoral degree in higher education policy in June 2017 from Northeastern University.