Assistant Professor of Psychology Saint Louis University (314) 977.2198 email@example.com Expertise: Intimate partner abuse, domestic violence, rape and battered women. Her specialties include analysis of the psychological and physical impact of traumatic events, especially family violence and sexual assault.
Professor of Criminal Justice Director, Long Island Women's Institute C.W. Post/Long Island University Brookville, N.Y. (516) 299-3146 (work) or (631) 455-1039 (cell) Roslyn.Muraskin@liu.edu Rosllyn41@msn.com Expertise: Gender and the law, sexual harassment, rape, stalking, domestic violence, women on death row, media issues. She is the author of It’s a Crime: Women and Justice.
Office on Violence Against Women Washington, D.C. (202) 307-6026 This office says its mission is “raising awareness and supporting training and services responding to incidents of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking.” It administers the federal STOP Violence Against Women grants program and a number of other grants whose focuses include native American domestic violence, enforcement of protection orders, rural victims, legal assistance for victims, campus sexual assault and abuse of older women.
Alexandria, Va. Christine Galbraith, domestic violence coordinator (800) 424-7827 firstname.lastname@example.org This organization includes 3,000 elected sheriffs among its membership of 22,000. It has coordinators for a number of areas of special interest in law enforcement, including domestic violence.
Denver Rita Smith, executive director (303) 839-1852 email@example.com Founded 30 years ago, this group is based in Denver, with a public policy center in Washington. It focuses on forming coalitions, supporting community-based shelters for women and children, public education and policy and legislative initiatives. The group publishes an annual directory of shelters and safe homes, available for purchase through its website.
Washington, D.C. Liz Joyce, media coordinator (202) 467-8700 firstname.lastname@example.org The center offers resources on teen dating violence, violence against women and stalking. It says it can offer the media expert analysis and interviews on those and other areas of intimate partner violence.
San Francisco Lisa Lederer, media contact (202) 371-1999 email@example.com For more than 20 years this group has focused on preventing violence against women and children and supporting its victims. It focuses on public policy and has separate programs on–among other things–violence against children, teens and immigrant women, as well as workplace violence. Its website includes a footnoted fact sheet on the issue.
Washington, D.C. (202) 307-0765 This web page of the BJS, a bureau of the U.S. Department of Justice, includes links to a number of BJS reports, backgrounders and statistics on intimate partner violence, including victim and offender characteristics and trends. A 2006 BJS study concluded that intimate partner violence had declined 50 percent from 1993 to 2004. The author of the study was a BJS researcher, Shannan Catalano, (202) 616-3502 or firstname.lastname@example.org.