Gender Violence Intimate Partner Violence Projects



  • Sexual Harassment in Schools: Concerns, New Directions, and Strategies for Prevention

    Ongoing since 2010
    Sexual Harassment/Gender Violence

    This project examines sexual harassment in K-12 schools over the course of 30 years and identified future directions for research, litigation and school strategies.



  • Dating Violence Prevention Program for Each Grade in Middle School

    Ongoing since 2011
    A longitudinal multi-level experiment

    The goal of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of grade-differentiated dating violence and sexual harassment prevention curricula.



  • Navy Family Study

    1998-2004
    Violence in Navy Families

    This longitudinal study examined family violence within the Navy and was designed to help Navy leaders develop their family advocacy program.



  • Longitudinal Research on Partner Violence, Child Physical Abuse, and Child Sexual Abuse

    Completed in 1998
    Partner Violence, Child Physical Abuse, and Child Sexual Abuse

    This study examined the ways in which physical and/or sexual violence within a family affects the individual, the family unit, and the community. The project focused on prevention programs and policies in order to better understand the varied outcomes of family violence.



  • Women's Insights Project: African-Americans and Intimate Partner Violence

    2005 - 2007
    Domestic Violence and African-American Women

    The Women’s Insights Project was a study that is designed to explore the experiences of African-American women who have survived IPV. Specifically, the purpose is to gain an understanding of the perceived costs and benefits that African American women experiencing intimate partner violence face when they consider seeking help from family, friends, and social institutions.



  • Adult Memories and Consequences and Recovery from Child Sexual Abuse

    Completed in 1997
    Remembering Childhood Sexual Abuse

    This research looked at longitudinal data about adult memories of abuse-related traumas from childhood. Findings from this project can be used to design interventions for and promote the health and wellbeing of victims of childhood sexual abuse and violence.