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Groundbreaking Research to End Family Violence

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Dear Colleagues,

Please join the Initiative to End Family Violence for presentations from faculty who were awarded the 2016 Interdisciplinary Research Grants and from the 2016-17 IEFV Graduate Student Fellows. We are excited to showcase the work of these scholars who have been engaged in innovative, groundbreaking, and important work on family violence.

Date: Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Time: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Location: Multipurpose Academic & Administrative Bldg (MPAA), Room 420 (directions)

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9:00 a.m. Welcome Jane K. Stoever, Director of the Initiative to End Family Violence
  Faculty Presentation of Interdisciplinary Research Projects
9:05 – 9:35 a.m. Modeling Brain Trauma in Children Frithjof Kruggel, Biomedical Engineering; Gultekin Gulsen, Radiological Sciences; Lizhi Sun, Civil and Environmental Engineering; Sandy Murray, Pediatrics
9:35 – 10:05 a.m. Intimate Partner Violence Prospectively Predicted by Exposure to Family Violence during Youth and Prospectively Predicting Psychological Distress Ray Novaco, Psychology and Social Behavior; Dana Garfin, Psychology and Social Behavior; Rebecca Thompson, Psychology and Social Behavior; Roxane Cohen Silver, Psychology and Social Behavior; and Alison Holman, Nursing
10:05 – 10:15 a.m. Break
  Presentations by Class of 2016-17 Graduate Student Fellows
10:15 -10:35 a.m. Consequences of Family Violence: Perspectives from Youth Victims as They Transition to Adulthood Britni Adams, Dept. of Sociology
10:35 – 10:55 a.m. The Legal Construction of Love and Intimacy: Proving Good Faith Marriage for Battered Asian/Pacific Islander Immigrant Spouses Elizabeth Clark Rubio, Dept. of Anthropology
10:55 – 11:00 a.m. Break
11:00 – 11:20 a.m. Disentangling the Links Among Emotion Regulation, Behavior Problems, and Placement Instability in Maltreated Youth Kelli Dickerson, Dept. of Psychology and Social Behavior
11:20 – 11:40 a.m. The Reality and Perceived Needs of Survivors of Domestic Violence Attending Personal Empowerment Programs Esmeralda Garcia, Dept. of Psychology and Social Behavior
11:40 – 12:00 p.m. Outcomes in Children Who Fall from Two Stories or Higher: A Retrospective Study Helen Jiwon Shin, School of Medicine


We look forward to seeing you at this exciting event, and wish to note that the IEFV is currently accepting applications for the 2017-18 Graduate Student Fellowship Program.


Jane Stoever Director, Initiative to End Family Violence




Tuesday, May 23, 2017
9:00 am - 12:00 pm