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Staff Attorney for Iowa Coalition Against Domestic Violence to Present at William Penn University


Salome S. Nengean, JD, Staff Attorney for the Iowa Coalition Against Domestic Violence.

Salome S. Nengean, JD

William Penn University’s Social & Behavioral Sciences Division invites both the campus and Oskaloosa community to a lecture session presented by Salome S. Nengean, JD, Staff Attorney for the Iowa Coalition Against Domestic Violence. The lecture, which will take place on Monday, November 6 at 6:00 p.m. in the Chief Mahaska Room of the Dana M. Atkins Memorial Union, is entitled Domestic Violence and Social Response in Iowa. It will address the dynamics of domestic abuse, including its causes, as well as efforts to empower survivors.

About Ms. Salome S. Nengean

Ms. Nengean has been a Staff Attorney with the Iowa Coalition Against Domestic Violence since September 2015. She provides support and education to domestic violence, sexual assault centers across the state and assists survivor clients with legal representation on various associated matters. She works in the practice of family law, representing clients in obtaining Iowa Code 236 Protective Orders and aiding in proactive marriage dissolution proceedings, including obtaining child custody and support. Ms. Nengean also represents clients in immigration proceedings, aiding in U-visa applications for survivors of certain enumerated violent crimes, as well as aiding clients in the Violence Against Women’s Act visa applications for spouses of United States and Lawful Permanent Residents who have suffered domestic violence. Ms. Nengean has legal experience working for the Iowa Civil Rights Commission, Legal Aid of North Texas, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), and more. She is a member of the Iowa Bar Association, the Polk County Bar Association, and the American Immigration Lawyers Association.

About the Social & Behavioral Sciences Division

The Social & Behavioral Sciences Division at William Penn University focuses on the structure of individuals and groups that have been impacted by the organization of social systems and human behavior. Upon completion of its academic programs–ranging from history to psychology to sociology–graduates have acquired the ability to utilize the key concepts and theories of their chosen field, and they have gained knowledge of structured research techniques and practical experience.

The Division endeavors to promote the personal, social, and professional development of its students and cultivate the necessary skills, knowledge, and attitudes, which facilitate a broad and deep understanding of oneself and society within a larger personal, social, cultural, and historical context. For more information about the SBS Division at WPU, contact Dr. Michael D. Collins, Division Chair and Professor of Sociology, or visit


For more information, contact:

Hailey Brown
Communications/Event Coordinator
William Penn University
(641) 673-1078 |

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