Dr. Alan Heisterkamp
Director of the Center for Violence Prevention and Mentors in Violence Prevention Leadership Institute, University of Northern Iowa
Dr. Heisterkamp serves as director of the Center for Violence Prevention and the MVP Leadership Institute at UNI. Prior to assist in launching the CVP, Alan served as a consultant with the Waitt Institute for Violence Prevention from 2007-2011 and as the principal investigator on a four-year case study entitled The Sioux City Project. He was the education consultant on the award-winning film documentary, BULLY. He also co-facilitated research on the Coaching Boys Into Men program in 2007 and continues to instruct school and community leaders in gender violence prevention and the bystander approach using the Mentors in Violence Prevention Model (MVP). Dr. Heisterkamp served as a public school administrator, school counselor, teacher and athletic coach for 23 years.