FIU Faculty

Name Department Research
Tracey, Martin Biology DNA Forensics, Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence
Nora, Femenia Center for Labor & Research Studies Training and Coaching in Dispute Resolution and Systems, Dignity and Domestic Violence, Social Action
Horowitz, Ira Center for Labor & Research Studies Gender Socialization, Masculinity, and Violence, Combating Sexism and Reducing Violence for Inmates, Domestic Violence and Batterers’ Intervention Programs, Combating Racism and Sexism
Kitterlin, Miranda Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management Issues Facing Women in Hospitality Including Sexual Harassment, Sex Worker Trauma and Addiction, Strip Club Worker Studies, and Leadership
Kenny, Maureen C. College of Education Child sexual abuse prevention, compliance with mandatory reporting of child maltreatment, cultural issues in child maltreatment
Desrayaud, Nathalie Communication Arts Conflict between same and opposite sex friends
Aaron, Sharon Counseling & Psychological Services Victim Empowerment Program Domestic Violence, Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence, Stalking
Cohn, Ellen Criminal Justice Domestic Violence, Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence
Kakar, Suman Criminal Justice Labor and Sex, Family Violence, Gangs, International Criminal Justice Systems, Juvenile Delinquency, Minorities and Crime, Environmental Justice and Crime, Violence in Schools, Methods for Evaluating Crime Prevention Efforts
Barrett, Lynne English Crime Fiction; fiction about relationships where gender and power are explored
Donoso, Maria Earth and Environment Vulnerability of women as water providers/fetchers, especially in areas of conflict
Oueslati-Porter, Claire Global and Sociocultural Studies Gender and violence in export processing zones in North Africa. Cultural dynamics of family violence and women’s participation in the workforce. Gender and violence in educational settings
Marrero, Yamile Health Services Administration Human Trafficking for Health Science Professional
Wood, Kristen History Women as Aggressors, Early Social, Economic and U.S. Political History with emphasis on Women, Gender and Slavery
McElfresh, Kevin International Forensic Research Institute DNA Identification, Sexual Assault Evidence
Villar, Maria Elena Journalism and Mass Communication Domestic Violence Prevention and Outreach
Carpenter, Eric Law How legal systems process sexual assault cases, particularly military legal systems
Schreiber Compo, Nadja Legal Psychology Victim and Witness Memory/Interviewing (including those of children and drunk witnesses)
Shrage, Laurie Philosophy Sexual Health, Sexual Harassment, Human Trafficking and Forced Prostitution, Forced Sterilization, Violence Against Women Activism, Relation Between Violence Against Women and Marriage Laws, HIV/AIDS Epidemic, Forced Marriage, War Rape and Sexual Slavery During Military Conflict, Sexual Orientation and Bias/Hate Crime Victimization
Eaton, Asia Psychology Relationships Between Social Power and Gender, Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence, Women as Aggressors, School-Based Preparedness and Intervention Programs, Violence Prevention
Malloy, Lindsay Psychology Child Maltreatment Disclosure, Investigative Interviewing Techniques
Stephens, Dionne Psychology Socio-Historical Factors Shaping Minority Populations’ Sexual Health Processes, with emphasis on Gender and Ethnic/Racial Identity Development
Lalama, Christina Psychology Mental Health Counseling and Training, Sexual-Related Trauma, Advocacy and Therapy for Children and Adults
Zwingel, Susanne Politics and International Relations Feminism and International Relations, Domestic Violence, Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence, Violence Prevention, Female Genital Mutilation, Sexual Health, Forced Sterilization, Violence Against Women Activism, War Rape and Sexual Slavery During Military Conflict
Gollub, Erica Public Health Women’s Reproductive Health, HIV, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Behavioral Intervention, Epidemiology of Women’s Health, Contraception and Health
Madhivnanan, Purnima Public Health Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence, Sexual Health, Forced Sterilization, and HIV/AIDs
Paul-Ward, Amy Occupational Therapy Domestic Violence, Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence, Sexual Health, and HIV/AIDS
Richard Beaulaurier Social Work Interpersonal Violence and Older Women, Domestic Violence
Miguez, Maria School of Integrated Science and Humanity Sexual Health, HIV/AIDS, and Violent Neighborhoods
Rose, Suzanna School of Integrated Science and Humanity Romantic Relationships, Sexual Orientation and Bias, Domestic Violence
Moura-Kocoglu, Michaela Women's and Gender Studies Domestic Violence, Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence, Human Trafficking and Forced Prostitution, War Rape and Sexual Slavery During Military Conflict
Burns, Vickie Women's and Gender Studies Violence Prevention, Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence, Violence Against Women Activism
Skelaney, Sandy Women's and Gender Studies Director of the Initiative for Gender Violence Prevention, Ending sex trafficking and violence against children, Human Rights Advocacy, Intimate Partner Violence, and Violence Against LGBTQ Individual
Darici, Yesim Women's and Gender Studies Women’s Rights, Violence Against Women Activism