Robert Pleasants, PhD
Bob Pleasants is the assistant director of the Learning Center at UNC and holds several adjunct faculty positions on campus. He also is a clinical assistant professor in the UNC School of Education. From 2009 to 2014, Bob served as UNC’s first interpersonal violence prevention coordinator, which allowed him to work with students to prevent sexual assault, relationship violence and stalking on campus.
He has taught hundreds of Carolina students in "Critical Approaches to Service-Learning," "Navigating the Research University," and the service-learning course "Leadership in Violence Prevention." He has served on the North Carolina Sexual Violence Prevention Team, facilitated anti-sexist men's groups in Durham and published in Men and Masculinities, the Journal of Interpersonal Violence and The Huffington Post. He also is a founder of the UNC Men’s Project, an effort to create inclusive spaces for all forms of masculinity and to increase men's roles in violence prevention.
HBEH 610, Critical Approaches to Service Learning
EDUC 387, Peer Tutoring
EDUC 130, Navigating the Research University
WMST 340, Leadership in Violence Prevention
Health behavior change
Violence prevention and control
PhD, Education, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2007
MA, Education, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2000