In This Installment of Access the ExpertsEmily Wright, Ph.D., professor, School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, UNO College of Public Affairs and Community Service, answers the question: “October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, what are the signs someone might be the victim of domestic violence?”
An expert in exposure to violence and victimization, Wright has research interests in differences in victimization among at-risk populations (gender, ethnicity)and effective correctional interventions as well as neighborhood context and victimization. She has received funding from the National Institute of Drug Abuse and the National Institute of Justice for research regarding exposure to violence and victimization and has participated in peer review panels for the Centers for Disease Control and the National Institute of Justice.
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