Michael Griffin: (Psychology)
Dr. Griffin has research interests in the general area of the psychobiology
of traumatic stress responses and the physiological assessment of post-traumatic
Joan Hashimi: (Social Work)
Ruth Jenkins: (Nursing) Dr Jenkins' research deals with children
and families at risk.
Sharon Johnson: (Social Work)
David Klinger: (Criminology)
George McCall: (Sociology) Dr. McCall has research interests
on the topics of prevention of rape trauma, cross-cultural assessment
of PTSD, cross-cultural research on interpersonal disputing, cross-cultural
research on violence against women, the effects of chronic traumatic
violence on children in South Africa, and protecting children from crime.
Lois Pierce: (Social Work) Dr. Pierce is interested in research
and practice in the area of child abuse and especially child sexual abuse.
She is also interested in how children are affected by community violence
and is conducting research in that area with colleagues here and in South
Richard Rosenfeld: (Criminology) Dr. Rosenfeld conducts research
on the social sources of criminal violence. His published work includes
studies of trends in intimate-partner homicide, and he is currently investigating
gender differences in patterns of serious assault. Related research includes
investigations of gang-related homicide, the impact of social capital
on homicide rates, and the effect of community characteristics on support
for the death penalty.
Uma Segal: (Social Work) Dr. Segal is interested in the physical
abuse of children, particularly by parents/caregivers, in cross-national/cross-cultural
context, with a special focus on countries and peoples of Asia.
Yvette Sheline: (Psychiatry/Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine)
Nancy Shields: (Sociology) Dr. Shield's research has been with
the effects of domestic violence including marital rape.
Brian Vandenberg: (Psychology) Dr. Vandenberg's research addresses
the development of dissociative processes which are often involved in
the reaction to psychological trauma. His research also addresses the
adjustment of children and families to the trauma of grief and loss.
Norman White: (Criminology)