IDV Member Bios

Name & Country: Angela Abela, MALTA
Age, family: 1956, married, 2 children
Position(s): Senior lecturer in Psychology at Dept of Psychology of the University Malta, chairperson National Family Commission
Discipline: Clinical Psychologist & Family Therapist
Degree(s): Masters from Universite de la Sorbonne – Sciences Humaines, Universite Rene Descartes, Paris V; PhD from University of London
Research: Family relationships
Courses: Psychology of the Family, Family therapy, Developmental Psychopathology, qualitative research methods, psycho therapeutic techniques
Interests: Cooking, Travel, Walking,
Publication: Abela,A, Frosh,S, & Dowling,E. ( 2005) Uncovering Beliefs embedded in the Culture and its implications for practice: the case of Maltese married couples. Journal of Family Therapy (3-23) Blackwell publication

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Name & Country: Tania Aldrighinia, BRAZIL
Age, Family: 1958, single
Position: Professor of Presbyterian Mackenzie University - São Paulo - Brazil, Coordinator of Rehabilitation team work
Discipline: Developmental Human, Social Community Psychology, Supervisor in training of Marriage and Family Therapy
Degrees: Master (MA) in São Paulo University, - 2000 Specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy, São Paulo Catholic University, 1993, São Paulo - Brazil Specialization in Criminology, São Paulo State University, São Paulo Brazil - 1988
Research: Family, Family Violence
Courses: Undergraduate students (Psychology) and Specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy
Interests: Music, travel, dancing

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Name & Country: Sandra D. Alvarez, USA
Position: Assistant Professor of Sociology, Indiana State University
Discipline: Sociology
Degrees: BS, Northeastern University, MA Central Missouri State University, PhD, Kansas State University
Research: Latinos and community, Race and ethnic relations, Interracial relationships. MIgration patterns of Latinos.
Courses: Race and Ethnic Relations, Research Methods, Stratification, Social Demography
Interests: Travel , Baseball, Social Activism

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Name & Country: Imola Antal (Imola), ROMANIA
Year Born: 1967
Current position or positions: junior lecturer, Social Work Department, Babes- Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, Psychologist, psychotherapist at Artemis Counseling Center for abused women and children
Discipline: Psychology, Sociology, Social Work
Degrees: B.A. in Psychology (1995) and Mathematics (1989), PhD candidate in Sociology (2002-), Babes Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca; Diploma in Psychodrama (2001) and Family Psychotherapy (2003)
Topics of research: child abuse and neglect, violence against women, eating disorders
Courses: child welfare, mental health, methods and techniques of social work:
Other interests and Hobbies: films, climbing in mountains
Publication: M. Roth, I. Antal, M. Diaconescu, A. Rebeleanu (2004): Working with Traumatized Children. English and Romanian. Presa Universitara Clujeana, 143 p.

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Name & Country: Saskia Baltes, GERMANY
Rhineland University of Applied Sciences , Moenchengladbach, Germany
School of Social Work
Victimology, Victim Assistance, Psychiatric Social Work and Psychiatric Nursing
Dipl. SW (2006) Rhineland University of Applied Sciences School of Social Work, Moenchengladbach
address: Rhinelenad University of Applied Sciences, School of Social Work, Richard Wagner Strasse 101, 41065 Moenchengladbach, Germany

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Name & Country: Irene Boeckmann, SWITZERLAND
Age, Family: 1976, single
Discipline: Social Worker
Degree: Licentiate, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
Research: Gender, Violence
Interests: Reading, Film, Music

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Name & Country: Karsten Boehm, GERMANY
Age, Family: 1973, married, two children (1 and 3 years old)
Position: Psychologist, University of Freiburg, Germany
Discipline: Social Psychology and Psychotherapy
Degrees: Diploma in Psychology, University of Freiburg, Germany
Research: Violence in unmarried partnerships, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Obsessive Compulsive Disorders (OCD)
Courses: Obsessive Compulsive Disorders (OCD) in Psychotherapy, Practical Courses in Psychiatry
Interests: Photography, DJ-ing
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Name & Country: Alan A. Bougere, USA
Age, Family: 1945, married, 6 children
Position: Assistant Professor, Jackson State University, School of Social Work, Ph.D. Program
Discipline: Social Work
Degrees: MSW, Social Work, 1977, Louisiana State University; Ph.D., Social Work, 1992, Tulane University
Research: Adolescent depression, dating violence
Courses: Multivariate Statistics, Knowledge Building: Clinical Practice
Interests: Exercising, Traveling
Publications: Currently working on "Multiple Variables Related to Dating Violence"

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Name & Country: Douglas A. Brownridge, CANADA
Age, Family: 1969, married, no children
Position: Assistant Professor of Family Studies, University of Manitoba
Discipline: Sociologist
Degrees: BA, Sociology-Psychology, Brandon University MA and PhD, Sociology, University of Manitoba, Canada
Research: To date my research has focused on inter-partner violence, though I am interested in researching all aspects of family violence
Courses: Family violence, Family Relationships, Family Theories
Interests: Skiing, Golfing, Running, Travel
Publications: Brownridge, D.A. (2002). "Cultural Variation in Male Partner Violence Against Women: A Comparison of Quebec with the Rest of Canada." Violence Against Women, 8(1):87-115.

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Name & Country: Sonja N. Brilleslijper-Kater, THE NETHERLANDS
Age, Family: 1969, Married with 3 children
Position: Associate Professor, Leiden University
Discipline: Paedagogics
Degrees: Ph.D., Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, January 2005
Research: Child Abuse & Neglect, Communication and knowledge about sexuality of sexually abused and sexually nonabused preschool children.
Publications: Brilleslijper-Kater S.N., Friedrich, W.N. & Corwin, D.L. (2004).
Sexual knowledge and emotional reaction as indicators of sexual abuse in young children: Theory and research challenges. Child Abuse & Neglect, 28, 1007-1017. Brilleslijper-Kater, S.N., & Baartman, H.E.M. (2000). What do young children know about sex? Research on the knowledge of sexuality of children between the ages of 2 and 7 years. Child Abuse Review, 9, 166-182.

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Name & Country: Edward Ko.Ling Chan, CHINA
Age, Family: 1965, married, no children
Position: Lecturer, Department of Social Work & Social Administration, The University of Hong Kong.
Discipline: Social Work
Degrees: PhD, The University of Hong Kong, 2000
Research: Family violence, practice research
Courses: Violence in intimate relationships, qualitative research, group psychotherapy
Interests: swimming, soccer, squash
Publication: Chan, Cecilia L.W. & Chan, Edward K. L. (2001). Enhancing resilience and family health in the Asian context. Asia Pacific Journal of Social Work 11: 5-17.
Chan, K.L. (2001). Understanding of family violence through the Chinese concepts of face and Yi. Indigenous Psychological Research in Chinese Societies, 14:3-51. Taiwan: Taiwan National University.

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Name & Country: Emily M. Douglas, USA
Age, Family: Born in 1973; Married, 1 Step-child
Position: Post-doctoral Research Fellow, University of New Hampshire
Discipline: Public policy
Degrees: B.A. Psychology, Clark University (1995); M.S.(1999) & PhD Public Policy, University of Massachusetts (2002)
Research: Family violence, divorced families, child abuse fatalities, religiously motivated exemptions to health care for children, social policies affecting children and families
Courses: Self & Society, Social Problems
Interests: Girl Scout troop leader, advocate for children in Maine child protective system, local government, travel, hiking in the White Mountains, snowshoeing
Publications: The impact of a presumption for joint legal custody on father involvement in divorced families (in press) Journal of Divorce & Remarriage; The effectiveness of a divorce education program on father involvement (in press) Journal of Divorce & Remarriage.

Name & Country: Leila B. Dutton, USA
Position: Post-Doctoral Fellow, Family Research Laboratory, University of New Hampshire
Discipline: Psychology
Degrees: Ph.D., Experimental Psychology, University of Rhode Island; M.S., Psychology, Old Dominion University
Research: Stalking and unwanted pursuit, dating violence, sexual assault
Publication: Dutton-Greene, L. B., & Winstead, B. A. (In Press) Predicting unwanted pursuit: An investigation of attachment, relationship satisfaction, relationship alternatives, and breakup distress. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships.
Interests: Yoga, knitting

Name & Country: Evelyn Espinoza Sandoval, GUATEMALA
Age, family 1977, single
Position(s) Faculty of Education, Del Valle University
Discipline Sociologist
Degree(s) MA Research and Educational Measurement 2004
Research Child abuse by parents, peers and teachers.
Courses Sociology, Research Methods, Experimental Design
Hobbies Reading, watching mystery movies, travel, theater
Publication Espinoza, Evelyn. 2004. Relationship between school, maltreatment and academic achievement.
Universidad del Valle de Guatemala. Guatemala.

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Name & Country: Jui-Ying Feng (Jui-Ying), TAIWAN
Age, Family: 1968, single
Position: Assistant Professor, Dept of Nursing, National Cheng Kung University
Discipline: Nursing
Degrees: DNS, PNP, Nursing, University at Buffalo, the State University of New York, New York, USA, 2003
Research: Child abuse, domestic violence, children’s behavioral and emotional problems
Courses: Pediatric nursing, nursing research, transcultural nursing
Interests: Travel, Music, Opera
Publication: Feng, J. Y. & Levine, M. (2005). Factors associated with Nurses’ Intention to Report Child Abuse in Taiwan: A National Survey of Taiwanese Nurses. Child abuse and Neglect, the International Journal. (Accepted). Feng, J.Y. & Wu, Y. B. (2005). Nurses’ Intention to Report Child Abuse in Taiwan: A Test of the Theory of Planned Behavior. Research in Nursing and Health. (Accepted). Feng, J. Y., Jezewski, J., & Hsu, T. W. (2005). The Meaning of Child Abuse for Nurses in Taiwan. Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 16(2), 142-149.

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Name & Country: Gerd Ferdinand Kirchhoff, JAPAN & GERMANY
Professor of Victimology and Victim Assistance, Tokiwa Graduate School of Victimology, Tokiwa University, Mito, Japan ; Professor of Criminal Law, Criminology and Victimology, Rhineland University of Applied Sciences, School of Social Work, Moenchengladbach, Germany
Victimology, Social Work, Criminal Law, Criminology
Victimology, Sexual Victimization, Victim Compensation, Victimization of Minorities,
Dr. jur. (Law) 1974 Justuis Liebig University Giessen (Germany)
Victimological Theory; History of Victimology; Justice and Victims; Mediation;. Criminology: Comparative Criminology
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Name & Country:   Barbara Fernandes De Carvalho Figueiredo, PORTUGAL

Age, Family:  1963,

Position:  Member of the Counselling Psychology and Human Development  Service and Assistant Professor, University of Minho, Department of Psychology

Discipline:  Psychology

Degrees:  Degree in Psychology, 1986, University of Proto, M.A. Developmental Psychology, 1992, University of Porto, PhD Clinical Psychology, 1997, University of Minho.

Research:  Developmental Psychopathology, Infant mental health, Mother-Infant interaction, Postpartum depression, Resilience, Risk and protective factors, Adolescent motherhood, Child abuse and neglect.

Publications:  Figueiredo, B.  (2001).  Maternidade na adolescencia:  Consequencias e trajectories desenvolvimentais.  Analise Psicologica, 4(XVIII). 1-14.



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Carolyn Field is currently an Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice at Elizabethtown College in Elizabethtown, PA. She grew up in Northern Minnesota and began her college course work at Bemidji State University. In 1994 she completed her BA in Sociology and English at Minnesota State University at Moorhead. She then went on to receive her MA in Sociology at Kansas State University in 1998.

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Name: Bonnie Fisher (Bonnie), USA
Age, Family: 1959, Married with 2 children
Position: Associate Professor
Discipline: Trained as a political scientist in grad school. Now, in Criminology.
Degrees: PHD, Northwestern University 1988
Research: Victimization of women (college women and older women), fear of crime, measurement issues, and crime prevention
Courses: Undergrad and Grad level stats and research methods, Victimology, Crime Prevention
Interests: Swimming, reading, walking
Publication: Fisher, Bonnie S., Francis T. Cullen, and Michael G. Turner (2002). "Being Pursued: A National-level Study of Stalking Among College Women." Criminology and Public Policy.

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Name: Marie-Hélène Gagné (Marie-Hélène), Canada
Age, Family:
Position: Assistant Professor, Faculty of Education, Université Laval
Discipline: Psychology
Degrees: B.A. 1991, M.P. 1993, Université Laval, Quebec City, Canada; Ph.D. Psychology 2000, Université du Québec à Montréal, Montreal, Canada
Research: Adolescent dating relationships, dating violence
Publications: Gagné, M.-H., Lavoie, F., & Hébert, M. (submitted). Adolescent girl's revictimization from childhood to dating relationships.  Gagné, M.H., & Bouchard, C. (submitted). Family dynamics associated with the use of psychologically violent parental practices. Mars 2001.  Gagné, M.-H. (in press). Les pratiques parentales psychologiquement violentes. Une menace à la santé mentale. Canadian Review of Community Mental Health, 20 (1).  Gagné, M.H., & Bouchard, C. (2001). Les représentations sociales de la violence psychologique faite aux enfants en milieu familial. Les Cahiers internationaux de psychologie sociale, mars 2001, no 49.  Gagné, M.H., & Bouchard, C. (2000). Validation sociale du construit "violence psychologique" dans le cas des enfants maltraités. Canadian Review of Social Work, 17, 225- 244.  Gagné, M.-H. (2000). Vers une typologie de contextes familiaux fertiles en violence psychologique. Équilibre en tête - bulletin de l'Association canadienne pour la santé mentale, filiale de Montréal, 14 (2), 2-3.  Gagné, M.H., Bouchard, C., & Tousignant, M. (1999). Envisager, définir et comprendre la violence psychologique faire aux enfants en milieu familial. Rapport de recherche présenté au Conseil québécois de la recherche sociale : Québec, 88 pages. Gagné, M.H., & Lavoie, F. (1995). La violence physique et la maltraitance affective dans les fréquentations chez un groupe d'adolescent(e)s. Canadian Review of Counselling, 29, 22-36.  Gagné, M.H., Lavoie, F., & Hébert, M. (1994). La violence sexuelle dans les fréquentations chez un groupe d'adolescents et d'adolescentes. Revue sexologique, 2, 145-159.  Gagné, M.H., & Lavoie, F. (1993). Young people's views on the causes of violence in adolescents' romantic relationships. Canada's Mental Health, 41(3), 11-15.


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Name: Renee Galliher (Renee), USA
Age, Family: 1969, married, one child - Lily born May 22, 2001
Position: Assistant Professor, Utah State University
Discipline: Psychology
Degrees: M.S. Psychology, Idaho State University, 1994, Ph.D. Psychology, University of Tennessee, 2000
Research: Adolescent dating relationships, dating violence
Courses: Undergraduate statistics, graduate courses in Child Psychopathology, Rural Psychology, and Theories of Personality
Interests: Rock climbing
Publication: Galliher, R.V., Rostosky, S.S., Welsh, D.P., & Kawaguchi, M.C. (1999). Power and psychological well-being in late adolescent romantic relationships. Sex Roles, 40(9/10), 689-710.

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Name and Location: Peter Edward Gill
Position: Chair of the Education Department at Gavle
Discipline: Sociology
Degrees: BS, Christian Brothers College, MA University College in Cork, M.Ed. Trinity College, PhD. University of Gothenburg
Research: Pedagogy of Violence.
Courses: Chair of Education

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Name: Johan A. Goethals (Johan), Belgium Age, Family: 1947, married, 2 children and a fosterchild.
Position: Full Professor of Criminology, Research group on Victimology and Penology at the law faculty, CULeuven (Catholic University of Leuven)
Discipline: psychologist, criminologist
Degrees: lic (MA) psychology, 1972; lic (MA) criminology, 1973; doctorate criminology 1979
Research: The concept and measurement of safety; abnormal offenders; decision making in the criminal justice system; measurement of crime; prisons
Courses: Methodology of scientific research in criminology; penology, psychology of crime
Interests: food and drink, reading, classic music, theatre
Publications: BOGAERTS, S. VERVAEKE, G. & GOETHALS, J (2000)., 'Research on predictors for sexual delinquency', European Journal on Criminal policy and Research, 2000, 503-515; BOGAERTS, S., VERVAEKE, G. OETHALS, J., A comparison of relational attitude and personality disorders in the explanation of child molestation, Sexual Abuse. A Journal of Research and Treatment, 2004, 37-48; PLEYSIER, S., VERVAEKE, G., en GOETHALS, J., ‘Cross-cultural invariance and gender bias when measuring ‘fear of crime’, International Review of Victimology, 2004, 245-260.

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Name, Location:  Russell Martin Francis Hawkins, Australia

Age, Family: 

Position:  Associate Professor, School of Psychology, University of South Australia, Senior Clinical Psychologist, Flinders Medical Centre, Adjunct Academic position, Faculty of Business, University of Southern Queensland, Private practice in clinical psychology

Discipline:  Psychology, Education, Philosophy, and Business

Degrees:  Bachelor of Arts, Flinders University (1975), Bachelor of Arts Honours (Psychology), Flinders University (1976), Diploma of Hypnotherapy (1979)  Australian Society of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, Graduate Diploma in Instructinal Uses of Computing (1986), SACAE, Master of Education (1992), University of South Australia, Master of Psychology (1997), Flinders University, Doctor of Philosophy (1997), Flinders University, and Master of Business Administration (1999), Charles Stuart University

Interests:  aviation


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Name: Martine Hébert (Martine), Canada
Position: Professor - Department of sexology UQAM
Discipline: Psychology
Degrees: B. A. (McGill) M.A. (Concordia) PhD (University of Montreal) Psychology
Research: Sexual abuse, Dating Violence, Prevention
Courses: Violence and sexual abuse, Research Methods & Statistics
Interests: Travel, Cinema
Publication: Hébert, M., Lavoie, F., Piché, C. & Poitras, M. (2001). Proximate effects of a child sexual abuse prevention program in elementary school children. Child Abuse & Neglect, 25(4), 505-522.

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Name, Location: Denise A. Hines, USA
Position: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of New Hampshire, Family Research Lab, USA
Discipline: Developmental Psychology
Degrees: Ph.D,. Psychology, Boston University, Boston, MA (2004); MA, Psychology, Boston University, Boston, MA (1999); BA, Psychology, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA (1995)
Research: family violence, female perpetrators, genetics and aggression, intergenerational transmission of violence, cross-cultural issues in family violence, stalking
Interests: Travel, Sports, Reading
Publications: Hines, D.A., & Malley-Morrison, K. (2005). Family Violence in the United States: Defining, Understanding, and Combating Abuse. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Malley-Morrison, K., & Hines, D.A. (2004). Family Violence in a Cultural Perspective: Defining, Understanding, and Combating Abuse. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Hines, D.A., Brown, J., & Dunning, E. (in press). Characteristics of callers to the Domestic Abuse Helpline for Men. Journal of Family Violence. Hines, D.A., & Saudino, K.J. (in press). Etiological similarities between psychological and physical aggression in intimate relationships: A behavioral genetic exploration. Journal of Family Violence. Hines, D.A., & Saudino, K.J. (2004). Genetic and environmental influences on intimate partner aggression: A preliminary study. Violence and Victims, 19, 79-97.

Name: Argyroula E. Kalaitzaki, Greece
Age, family: 1970, married
Position(s): Assistant Professor of Psychology (temporary staff) (School of Health and Social Welfare, Higher Technological Educational Institute of Crete)
Discipline: Clinical Psychologist
Degree(s): BA in Psychology (1992), M.Sc (1996) and PhD (2000) in Clinical Psychology, University of Crete, Greece
Research: Family relationships, interrelating within families of persons with psychotic symptoms, psychotherapy integration
Courses: Introduction to Psychology, Child psychopathology, Counselling in Families, Counselling in children and teenagers
Interests: Aerobics, Music
Publication: Kalaitzaki, A.E. & Nestoros, J.N. (2003) “The Greek version of the Revised Person’s Relating to Others Questionnaire (PROQ2): Psychometric properties and factor structure”, Psychology and Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice (formerly British Journal of Medical Psychology), 76, 301-314.

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Name, Location: Ann Marie Kinnell, Hattiesburg, MS, USA
Age, Family: born 1967, Married with two kids
Position: Assistant Professor of Sociology, Department of Anthropology and Sociology, The University of Southern Mississippi
Discipline: Sociology
Degrees: M.S. Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1992; Ph.D.
Sociology, Indiana University-Bloomington, 1997.
Research: effects of relationship violence on academic outcomes, service learning pedagogy, computer tech-computer user interaction
Courses: The Family, Social Psychology, Sociolinguistics, Research Methods
Publications: several publications on HIV counselling

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Name and Location: Jerome Koch ( Jerry), USA
Position: Associate Professor of Sociology
Discipline: Sociology
Degrees: PhD- Purdue University-1994
Research: Clergy and congregational ministries to people with AIDS. Social outreach in religious congregations. College students, tattoos, and body piercing.
Research Interests: Medicine, Bioethics, Religion, Alcohol/Drugs

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Name: Helmut Kury (Helmut), Germany
Age, Family: 1941, married, no children
Position: Professor at the University of Freiburg (Psychology), Senior researcher at the Max-Planck Institute for foreign and international penal law (Department of Criminology)
Discipline: Psychology/Criminology
Degrees: Diploma (University of Freiburg, 1970) Dr. (1978, Univ.Freiburg), Habilitation (1986 Univ. of Freiburg)
Research: International Comparisons of Crime, victim surveys, attitudes to victims, rehabilitation of delinquents (prisoners), attitudes to punishment, fear of crime, domestic violence
Courses: Forensic Psychology, Criminology
Interests: Climbing up in Swiss mountans, travelling in foreign countries

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Name, Location:  Francien Lamers-Winkelman Ph.D., Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Position:  Child Therapist at the Child-and-Youth Trauma Center a department of Het Salier in Aerdenhout, Researcher of the Free University in Amsterdam, Teacher at Rino Noord-Holland

Discipline:  Psychology and Pedagogics

Degrees:  licensed teacher, Academy for Physical Education, licensed psychomotor therapist, University of Utrecht, Institute for Psychomotor Therapy, M.A. Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, M.A.  Faculty of Psychology and Pedagogics, Ph.D. Faculty of Psychology and Pedagogics

Research:  child sexual abuse and neglect.



Publications:  A book on child sexual abuse of young children (in Dutch) and wrote more than 70 articles on Child Sexual Abuse and Trauma in young Children (in Dutch, English, and German) for a diversity of Journals.


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Name: Cynthia A. Lanier, Houston, Texas USA
Age, Family: 1950, married, 2 children
Position: Lecturer and Researcher of Health Sciences
Discipline: Public Health
Degrees: M.P.H., Dr. PH., and Postdoctoral Award in Community Based Participatory Research Methods, The University of Texas Health Science Center School of Public Health, Houston and University of North Carolina, School of Public Health.
Research: Dating violence, attitudes on forced sex in college students, alcohol and drug use and mental well-being, and community based participatory research.
Courses: Program Planning and Evaluation, Community Health, Violence, Research Methods, Cancer
Interests: Handball, Scuba Diving, Biking, Weight Lifting, Acting

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Name: Lise Laporte, Quebec Canada
Age, Family: Married, 3 children
Position: Researcher - Research Institute for the Social Development of Youth and Allan Memorial Institute, McGill University Health Centre
Discipline: Psychology
Degrees: B.A., University McGill; M.A. and PhD, University of Montreal, Psychology, 1991
Research: Adolescent Dating Violence, Family Relationships, Borderline Personality Disorder
Courses: Introduction to Sociology, Family and Kinship, Sociology of the Family
Interests: Sports and gardening
Publication: Laporte, L.; Guttman, H. (2001). Abusive relationships in families of women with borderline personality disorder, anorexia nervosa and a control group. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 189, 522-531.

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Name: Ksenia Limanskaya, St. Petersburg, Russia
Age, Family: 1977, single, no children
Current position:
post graduate student, teacher
Discipline: Sociologist
Degrees: Sociologist in the field of cultural studies diploma, St. Petersburg University of Culture, 1999
Research: Social problems, Sociology of family, Child abuse
Courses: Sociology of Family
Interest: Travel, Sport
Publication: Limansaya K.A. Nasilie nad detmi kak socialnaia problema rossiyskogo obshestva(Child abuse as a social problem of Russian Society) // Aktualnie problemi demograficheskogo razvitia Sant-Petersburh/ Pod. red. E.G. Sluckogo. SPB., 2004. S. 158-163

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Name: Aleksandra Lysova (Aleksandra), Russia
Age, Family: 1977, single, no children
Position: Associate professor
Discipline: Sociologist
Degrees: PhD, Sociology, Far Eastern Technical University, Russia, 2002
Research: Family violence, Responding to family violence, Psychological Cognitive Counseling
Courses: Psychology of Family Violence, Psychology and Sociology of Family, Psychological Counseling
Interests: Opera, Theater, Travel
Publication: “What experts think about domestic violence toward women”. Materials of the conference “Domestic violence toward women: scope, character, and public opinion”. Moscow: MAX Press, 2003.
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Dr. Harriet MacMillan

Name, Location:  Harriet L. Macmillan, Ontario

Position:  Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences and Department of Pediatrics with Associate memberships in the Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Department of Psychology, Hamilton, Ontario.  Active Staff, Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation.  Director, Child Advocacy and Assessment Program Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation. Member, Canadian Centre for Studies of Children at Risk.  Graduate Faculty Member, Clinical Health Sciences Graduate Program, McMaster University Hamilton, Ontario.  PhD Level Graduate Faculty Associate Member in the Clinical Health Sciences (Health Research Methodology) Graduate Program.

Discipline:  Psychiatry

Degrees:  Doctor of Medicine Queen's University (Kingston Ontario, 1982) Medical Council of Canada Qualifying Examination (1982) Fellowship of Royal College of Physicians (Canada) in Pediatrics (1986) Fellowship of Royal College of Physicians (Canada) in Psychiatry (1989) Certificate, Clinical Investigator's Training Program Department of Psychiatry McMaster University, Hamilton Ontario (1992) Masters of Science in Design, Measurement and Evaluation Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics McMaster University, Hamilton Ontario.

Research:  Effectiveness of Public Health Nurse Home visitation in Reducing the Recurrence of Child Physical Abuse and Neglect:  A Pilot Study; Depression and Sensitivity to Light; James and Hudson Bay Child Health Project; The Relationship between a Childhood History of Maltreatment and Psychopathology in Referred Teenagers; The effectiveness of Public Health Nurse Home Visitation in Preventing the Recurrence of child Physical Abuse and Neglect; National Longitudinal Survey of Children Cycle 3 Content:  Measurement of Child Maltreatment;  Ontario First Nations Regional Health Survey Project:  National Core Content Analysis of Children's Health; Investigation of Hypothalamic-Pituitary Axis Dysfunction Following Child maltreatment and its role in the Etiology of Major Depressive Disorder;  Ontario First Nations Youth Action Initiative;  A proposal to Test the Reliability and Validity of Maltreatment Questions for Implementation in the National Longitudinal Survey of Children and Youth;  Relationship Between Child Maltreatment and Psychiatric disorder in Women Across the Life Span;  Adolescent Health Risks:  Setting Priorities for the new Millennium;  The Family Connections Study;  and Canadian Child Welfare Research Partnership.

Courses:  Critical Appraisal for Pediatric Residents and Fellows.

Publications:  MacMillan HL, Boyle MH, wong MY-Y, duku EK, Fleming JA, Walsh CA.  Slapping and spanking in childhood and its association with lifetime prevalence of psychiatric disorders in a general population sample.  [letter to editor].  Canadian Medical Association Journal 200; 162: 764-5.


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Name: Dr Lisa A. Marshall (Lisa), Scotland, Glasgow

Age, Family   1970, single, no children

Current position or positions:   Lecturer and Chartered clinical Psychologist

Discipline: Psychology

Degree(s): MA (Hons) University of Aberdeen, 1992: PhD Glasgow Caledonian University, 1996, D. Clin. Psych, University of Glasgow, 1999.

Topics of Research: stalking, relationship violence, addiction

Courses: Forensic Psychology: Abnormal Psychology

Interests: Theatre: Walking

Publication: Marshall, Lisa A & Cooke, D.J. (1999).  “The Childhood Experiences of Psychopaths: A Retrospective Study of Familial and Societal Factors.”  Journal of Personality Disorders, 13, 211-225.



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Name, Location:  Parvaneh Mohammadkhani, Iran

Age, Family:  20 March 1954, married 2 children

Position:  Professor of Psychology

Discipline:  Psychologist

Degrees:  Doctor of Philosophy (1999)  Master of Art in Clinical Psychology (1992)  Master of Art of Educational Psychology (1991)  Bachelor of Art in Psychology (1976)

Research:  Stress and coping mechanisms and stress management;  Family violence, spouse abuse;  Child abuse;  Suicide;  Child Psychopathology;  Life skills education

Courses:  Child Development; Theories of Psychotherapy;  The applied of Psychotherapy Methods;  Being Familiar with Cognitive Tests for Occupation Therapy;  Clinical psychology;  Abnormal Psychology

Publications:  Mohammadkhani  P. (2002)  Life Quality and General Health in parents of abused children in Tehran-Iran journal of Andeesheh va Raftar, a National journal of Psychiatry & Clinical Psychology.


Site #46

Name & Country: Hidemichi Morosawa, JAPAN
Tokiwa University, Mito Japan
Professor of Vicitimology and Victim Assistance
Chair Tokiwa School Foundation
Tokiwa Daigaku, 1 430 1 Miwa
Mito-shi, Ibaraki-ken, Japan 3108585


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Name: Vilmante Pakalniskiene (Vilma), Lithuania
Age, Family: 1976, married
Position: PhD student of Vilnius Pedagogical University
Discipline: Clinical Psychology
Degrees: BA in Psychology and MA in Clinical Psychology, Vilnius University, Lithuania
Research: Family Violence, Psychological Aggression to the Child
Interests: Travelling, socializing, dancing
Publications: Pakalniskiene V., Sebre S., Bieliauskaite R. Relation between children abuse and the level of incurred traumas.// It is accepted. Psychology, Vilnius.
Sebre S., Sprugevica I., Novotni A., Bonevski D., Pakalniskiene V., Popescu D., Turchina T., Friedrich W., Lewis O. Cross-cultural Comparisons of Child-reported Emotional and Physical Abuse: Rates, Risk Factors and Psychosocial Symptoms.//It is accepted. Child Abuse and Neglect, USA.
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Name, Location:  Subadra Panchanadeswaran, USA

Position: Graduate Research Assistant 'Subsidized Guardianship Demonstration Project'---An evaluation project of subsidy for kinship care families.

Discipline:  Social Work

Degrees:  Masters in Pilosophy, Madras School of Social Work, Chennai India (1997);  MSW Tat Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai India (1991);  B.S.c University of Bombay, Mumbai India (1987)


Courses:  Masters level Research Methods and Statistics for the Guardianship Demonstration Project;  SOWK 789 course on Guardianship Demonstration Project.

Publications:  Natarajan, S.  Violence Against Women--- Widfe Battering in Chennai (1999). Economic and Political Weekly, 28-33


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Name, Location: Chitra Raghavan (Chitra), USA
Age, Family: 1968, Common-law, no kids
Positions: Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Degrees: MA & Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1998
Research: Intimate Partner Violence, Traumatic Consequences
Courses: Psychology of teh victim, Global portraits of Domestic Violence in Media, Literature, and Film, Research Methods.
Interest: Singing, Dancing, Writing, Travel & Cooking
Publication: Raghavan, C., Swan, S., Snow. D., & Mazure, C (In press). The Mediational Role of Relationship Efficacy and Resource Utilization in the Link Between Physical and psychological Abuse and Relationship Termination.

Name, Location:  Ignacio Luis Ramirez , USA

Position:  Assistant Professor, Texas Technological University

Discipline: Sociology

Degrees:  PhD Sociology, University of New Hampshire (2001);  MA Sociology, University of Texas at El Paso (1997);  BA Criminal Justice, University of Texas at el Paso (1995)

Research:  Acculturations, social integration, and crime within the population; criminal history and assault of dating partners:  the role of gender, age onset, and type of crime; experiences, stresses and problems of young adults;  a national survey of death certifiers;  evaluation research of child well being program conducted in the Texas municipal court system

Courses:  Teaching Assistant for Introduction to Sociology; Introduction to Criminology; Social Theory, Statistics; Research Methods; Social Problems;  Advanced Introduction to Criminal Justice;  and Family Violence.

Publications:  "Criminal History and Intimate Partner Violence:  An analydid of Hispanic and Non-Hispanic groups."  Target Journal:  Criminology.


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Name: Marla Reese-Weber, Illinois State University, USA
Age, Family: 1970, married, 2 children
Positions: Associate Professor of Psychology, Developmental Sequence Coordinator
Discipline: Psychology
Degree(s): MS Psychology, 1995, Illinois State University; Ph.D. Human Development and Family Science, 1998, The Ohio State University
Research: Sibling and dating violence during adolescence
Courses: Adolescent Development, Educational Psychology
Interests: Scrapbooking, Traveling, Walking
Publication: Reese-Weber, M., & Kahn, J. H. (2005). Familial predictors of sibling and romantic-partner conflict resolution: Comparing late adolescents from intact and divorced families. Journal of Adolescence, 28, 479-493.

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Name and Location: Ebrahim Rezaee Dogaheh, Iran
Position: Instructor- Psychology
Discipline: Psychology
Degrees: MS-Clinical Psychology- University of Welfare & Rehabilition Sciences.
Research: Child Abuse and Neglect. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Epidemiological studies of Psychological Disorders
Courses: Psychology, Educational Planning

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Name: Hedwich Rose-Junius (Hetty), Namibia
Age, Family: married, 2 children
Position: Social Worker in private practice, handling child custody disputes in the High Court of Namibia.; Independent researcher, National trainer on "Free to Grow", a Life Skills and empowerment programme
Discipline: Social Work
Degrees: M.Soc.Sc., Univ. Cape Town, S.A.(1981) and D.Phil Soc. Sc., UNISA (1993)
Research: Spouse Abuse, Multi Country Study on Women's Health and Life Events, (Refering to partner violence against women, and currently busy with childhood sexual abuse study in Namibia)
Courses: Teaching on invitation at University at the Polytechnic of Namibia, and at community events on various aspects of Family Violence, for example, "Healing of the survivor of child sexual abuse"
Interests: Reading, part time farming, traveling, hiking and needle work
Publication: The Dark Side of Families, (Contribution to UNDP Country Study on Family Violence (2001) Spouse Abuse, (1989) Child Protection Package for Primary School Teachers (1999)

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Name: Susan Rose
Position: Professor of Sociology at Dickinson College.
Research: Author of Exporting the American Gospel: Global Christian Fundamentalism, Keeping Them Out of the Hands of Satan: Evangelical Schooling in America, and numerous articles on gender socialization, violence and abuse, religion, education, and diversity, she is currently working on a book manuscript: Going Too Far? Sex, Sin, and Social Policy. She is particularly interested in the interactions among religion, sexuality, and abuse; race, class, and gender; and famlies and gender in cross-cultural perspective. She has done fieldwork in Guatemala, the Philippines, South Korea, Denmark,
and Germany.

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Name: Chiara Sabina, University of New Hampshire
Position: Post-Doctoral Fellow, Family Research Laboratory
Discipline: Psychology
Degrees: Ph.D. & M.A, Applied Social Psychology, Loyola University Chicago
Research: Coping and resilience among battered women, polyvictimization, dating violence
Publication: Sabina, C. Predictors of problem-focused coping strategies among battered women: A Contextual view (In preparation).
Interests: Film, Cooking, Crafts



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Name: Natalia Santa-Paula Lobato, Spain
Age, Family: 1982, single
Position: president of AECSA and student of criminology
Discipline: Criminology

Degree: Student of criminology
Research: criminology
Courses: none
Interest: music, sports
Publications: none

Name, Location:  Katreena L.  Scott, Canada

Discipline:  Psychology

Degrees:  PhD Clinical Psychology University of Western Ontario (2001);  MA Developmental Psychology University of Western Ontario (1996);  BA Honors First Class Standing Psychology Queens University (1994)

Research:  Examination of Effective Dads:  A Fathering Program for Abusive Men; Understanding Change in Abusive Behavior.

Publications:  Scott, K., & Wolfe, D. A. (2000).  Change among batterers:  Examining men's success stories.  Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 15, 827-842


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Name: Dmitry A. Shestakov (Dmitry)
Age, family 1949, married, 2 children
Position: Professor of Criminology, Director of Criminological Research Laboratory, President of St. Petersburg Criminological Club, Russian State University named after A.I. Hertsen
Discipline: Criminologist
Degree(s): PhD, Moscow State University, 1977, Doctorate degree, Leningrad State University, 1986, Academician of Russian Academy of Social Sciences, 1994
Research: Family criminology, family violence, philosophy of criminality
Courses: Criminology, Family criminology
Interests: Writing novels in co-authorship with brother, Opera
Publication: D.A. Shestakov “Spousal Homicide as Social Problem”, St.
Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, 1992, 91 pages.
Addresses: or

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Name: Dr. Sibnath Deb (Sibnath)
Age, Family: 1962, married, one child
Current Positions: Lecturer in the Department of Applied Psychology, University of Calcutta, Hony. Director, Institute for Developmental Studies and Welfare
Discipline: Applied Psychology
Degree/s: M.Sc (1986) and Ph.D (1993) in Applied Psychology and LL.B (1987) from University of Calcutta. This apart, did an intensive course on HIV/AIDS and qualitative research from 'The Community Health Research and Training Unit', The University of Western Australia in 1996.
Research: Children and adolescents, child abuse and neglect and reproductive health including HIV/AIDS.
Courses: Research methodology, social problems, child abuse and neglect, criminology and community psychology.
Other Interests and Hobbies: Enjoy utilizing free time doing some welfare work for the disadvantaged children. Travel, games like football, and gardening.
Publication: Deb, Sibnath, Mitra, Kathakali and Mukherjee, Indrani (2001). A Study on Adolescents' Perceived Social Norms and Values: A Calcutta-based Study. Journal of the Indian Academy of Applied
Psychology, Vol.27, No.1-2, pp. 13-21.

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Name, Location: Sieber, Corinne, Switzerland
Age, Family: 1978, single
Position: Research assistant and PhD candidate, University of Basel, Institute of Sociology, Switzerland
Discipline: Social work & -policy, pedagogics
Degrees : Diploma in Social work & -policy, University of Fribourg, Switzerland (alike Master degree)
Research: Psychological aggression among Dating couples, right-wing violence among youth in Switzerland
Interests: reading, traveling, meeting friends, cooking

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Name: Dr Lorraine Sheridan, Leicester, England
Age, Family: 1971, soon to be married, no children
Position: Lecturer in Psychology
Degrees: IPD, PhD on the psychology of stalking, Leicester, 2001
Topics of research: stalking, religious discrimination, offender profiling
Courses: abnormal psychology, historical and theoretical foundations of psychology
Interests: cats, running, travel, photography, soccer
Publications: see
E-mail: Lorraine.Sheridan@LE.AC.UK

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Name, Location:  Teresa Diane Sirka, Canada

Age, Family:  1960

Position:  Intake Psychology Assistant Youth Forensic Psychiatric Services; Psychology Associate Student Intern Mountain Institution Correctional Services of Canada; Teaching Assistant Department of Psychology University of British Columbia

Discipline:   Psychology

Degrees:  MA Forensic Research Department of Psychology University of British Columbia (2000);  BA Psychology University of British Columbia (1997)

Research:  Foster Family screening and evaluation process;  Psychopathology in childhood obsessive-compulsive disorder;  Child sexual abuse victims.

Publications:  Yuille, J.C., Sirkia, T.D. 7 Lang, J.  (1999).  Report from the committee on the Selection of Foster Care Parents.  The BC Ministry for children and Families.

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Name, Location: Murray A. Straus (Murray), USA
Age, Family: 1926, married, 2 children
Position: Professor of Sociology and Co-Director, Family Research Laboratory
Discipline: Sociologist
Degrees: MA and PhD, Sociology, University of Wisconsin, USA, 1956 Research Family relationships, measure development, criminology
Research: Emotions and domestic violence, Protection Orders and judges attitudes to domestic violence
Courses: Family violence, Research Methods
Interests: Sailing, Skiing, Travel, Opera
Publication: [Straus, 1999 #2977]

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Name: Location: Nico Trocme
Position: Associate Professor of Social Work, Director of Centre of Excellence for Child Welfare, Chair Canadian National Advisory committee
Discipline: Sociologist
Degrees: MSW, PhD
Research: 2003 Principal Investigator Canadian Incidence Studies of Reported Child Neglect, Welfare Service trends in Canada, Rates of maltreatment related to injury, Welfare Service response to Corporal Punishment
Courses: Social Work

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Name: Marinus H. Van IJzendoorn, Centre for Child and Family Studies, Leiden University, The Netherlands
Age, Family: 1952, one child
Position: Full Professor
Discipline: Education and Human Development
Degrees: Ph.D. (1978); Free University of Berlin/Max Planck Institute for Human Development and Education (West Germany)
Research: Childrearing in day-care, Cross-cultural aspects of childrrearing and attachment, Intergenerational transmission of attachment, Clinical aspect of attachment theory, Moral development and education, Meta-analytic integretation of educational and developmental research.
Selection of publications: Van IJzendoorn, M.H., Schuengel, C., & Bakermans-Kranenburg, M.J.
(1999). Disorganized attachment in early childhood: Meta-analysis of precursors, concomitants, and sequelae. Development and Psychopathology, 11, 225-249.Sagi-Schwartz, A, van IJzendoorn, M.H., Grossmann, K.E., Joels, T. , Grossmann, K., Scharf, M. , Koren-Karie, N., & Alkalay, S. (2003). Child survivors - but not their children -suffer from traumatic Holocaust experiences. American Journal of Psychiatry, 160, 1086-1092. Juffer, F., & Van IJzendoorn, M.H. (2005). Behavior problems and mental health referrals of international adoptees: A meta-analytic approach. JAMA, Journal of the American Medical Association.

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Name: Geert Vervaeke (Geert), Belgium
Age, Family: 1960, married, 4 children
Position: Professor of Research Methodology and Psychology and Law; Program Director Criminological Sciences
Discipline: Psychologist
Degrees: MA and PhD, Psychology, University of Leuven, Belgium, 1994; Clinical Psychology (1984), Psychotherapy (1991)
Research: Sexual Delinquency, Measurement development, Criminology
Courses: Psychology and Law, Research Methods
Interests: Opera, travel
Publication: Bogaerts, S., Vervaeke, G., & Goethals, J. (2000). Research on parental sensitivity, trust, intimacy and adult romantic attachment as predictors for sexual delinquency. European Journal on Criminal Policy and Research, 8, 503-515. Rijsoort, van, S.N., Emmelkamp, P.M.G., & Vervaeke, G.A.C. (1999). The Penn State Worry Questionnaire and the Worry Domains Questionnaire: Structure, reliability, and validity. Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, 6, 297-307. Rijsoort, van, S.N., Emmelkamp, P.M.G., & Vervaeke, G. (2001). Assessment of worry and OCD: How are they related? Personality and Individual Differences, 31, 247-258. Vervaeke, G., Vertommen, H., & Storms, G. (1996). Client and therapist values in relation to drop-out. Journal of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy,4, pp.1-6. Vervaeke, G. & Emmelkamp, P.M.G. (1998). Treatment selection: What do we know? European Journal of Psychological Assessment, 14, 50-59.
Vervaeke, G., & Bouman, T.K., & Valmaggia, L.R. (1999). Attentional correlates of illness anxiety in a non-clinical sample. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, 68, 22-25. Vervaeke, G. (1999). Modelos de intervencion en sujetos infractores de ley. Cuadernos de Criminologia, 9, 77-102.

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Name, Location:  Christine Anne Walsh, Canada

Position:  Research Coordinator, Women's Mental Health Research Program, McMaster University;  Social Worker, Child Advocacy and Assessment Program, Hamilton Health Science Corporation;  Co-investigator for the Measure of Reliability and Validity of Child Maltreatment;  Project coordinator of a randomized control trial of the effectiveness of public health nurse intervention of child maltreatment

Discipline:  Social Work

Degrees:  MSW McMaster University, Hamilton University, Hamilton Ontario (1996);  BSW McMaster University, Hamilton University, Hamilton Ontario (1992);  MSc University of Guelph, Guelph Ontario (1983)  BSc University of Guelph, Guelph Ontario (1981)

Research:  Women's Mental Health; Measure of Reliability and Validity of Child Maltreatment Study; Randomized Control Trial of the Effectiveness of Eublic Health Nurse Intervention of Child Maltreatment; Native Health; First Nations and Inuit Regional Health Survey Project; Reliability measures on an instrument  measuring childhood maltreatment;  Audit of gerontology content in Schools of Social Work; Study of Substance Abuse and Dependence in Adolescents with Conduct and Affective Disorders;  Health and Social Service Utilization for People with Chrinic Circumstances;  Labour Force Study; Hospital Workers Study; Blister Package Medication Compliance Study; Ontario Child Health Study; Breast-Feeding; Onex Health Evaluation; Mining Accident Study

Courses:  Guest lecturer for Introductory Social Work; Introductory Women's Studies; Social Work Practice and graduate level courses in Social Policy; Process and Politics of Social Policy Research.

Publications:  Walshe, C.A., MacMillan, H.L., Thomas, B.H. The Family Connections Study:  A Randomized Controlled Trial to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Home Visitation in Preventing the Recurrence of Child Physical Abuse and neglect.  Canada's Children, Summer 1998; 26-30


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Name, Location: Deborah P. Welsh, USA
Age, Family: 1964, married, 2 children
Discipline: Clinical Psychologist
Degrees: MA and Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, University of Massachusetts, 1992 Research: Adolescent romantic relationships, adolescent family elationships, violence in adolescents' relationships, the development of sexuality.
Courses: Adolescent Development, Critical Thinking about Contemporary Issues Interests: Cooking, running marathons (slowly)
Publications: Welsh, D. P., Grello, C. M., & Harper, M.S. (2003). When love hurts: Depression and adolescent romantic relationships. In P. Florsheim (Ed.), Adolescent romantic relations and sexual behavior: Theory, research and practical implications (pp. 185 - 211). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.. Welsh, D. P., Rostosky, S. S., & Kawaguchi, M.C. (2000). A normative perspective of adolescent girls' developing sexuality. In C. B. Travis & J. S. White (Eds.), Sexuality, society, and feminism: Psychological perspectives on women (pp. 111-140). Washington, D.C.: APA. Welsh, D. P., Galliher, R.V., Kawaguchi, M. C., & Rostosky, S. S. (1999). Discrepancies in adolescent romantic couples' and observers' perceptions of couple interaction and their relationship to mental health. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 28, 645-666.

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Name, Location: Karen Wetzel, USA
Age, Family: 1978, single, 1 border-collie mix
Position: Graduate student at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Discipline: Clinical Psychology
Degree: BA, Emory University, 2000
Research: Adolescent romantic relationships, Violent relationships, Appalachian culture
Courses: Introductory Psychology
Interests: Travel, Rowing, Skiing

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Name: Susan J. Wurtzburg (Susan or Sue), New Zealand
Position: Research Position, Health Science Initiative, Dept of Speech & Language Therapy, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
Discipline: Anthropology
Degrees: PhD (U at Albany, SUNY, 1991), MA (U at Albany, SUNY, 1988), Honours B.Sc. (Trent U., Canada, 1983)
Research: domestic violence, ethnicity, gambling
Courses: SPTH 410 "Ethics related to health disciplines" (team teaching; 2002)
Interests: mountain biking, SCUBA diving, gardening, dog walking
Publication: 2000 "The Domestic Violence Act, Gender and Ethnicity: Pacific Island Peoples in Christchurch," _Development Bulletin_ 51: 26-29.

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Name, Location: Dalit Yassour Borochowitz, Emeke Yezreel College, Israel
Age, Family: 1960, living with Zvi and have a daughter (7) and a son (4)
Position: lecturer in sociology and human services, Emek Yezreel College and Haifa University, Israel; Associate researcher in The Institute for research of Kibbutz nd the Cooperative Idea, Haifa university, Israel
Discipline: Social Work
Degrees: MA and PhD in Social Work, Haifa University, Israel
Research: Emotions and domestic violence, Protection Orders and judges attitudes to domestic violence
Courses: Domestic violence, ethics in human services, women and work, qualitative research methods
Interests: Reading (fiction!), dancing, shopping

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Name, Location: Carrie L. Yodanis, Switzerland

Position: Oberassistenin (head research and teaching position) University of Fibourg, Switzerland

Discipline:  Sociology

Degrees:  PhD Sociology, University of New Hampshire Durham NH (1997);  MA Sociology, University of New Hampshire Durham NH (1992);  BS Sociology Pennsylvania Sate University State College PA (1991)

Research:  The economic cost of violence against women;  Changes in the work, families, and communities of fishermen across a generation; Tabular summaries of methodological characteristics of research using the Cnflict Tactics Scales.

Courses:  University of Fribourg: Statistics II; Social Research and Development (applied research methods); Evaluation Research; Women and Work; Theories of Social Inequality; English in Social Science.  University of New Hampshire:  Sociology of the Family;  Social Problems:  Racism, Pverty, and Sexism; Introduction to Sociology.

Publications:  the benefits of studying costs:  Areview and agenda for studies on the economic costs of violence against women  (with Alberto Godenxi and Elizabeth Stanko).  Policy Studies 21: 263-276


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Name: Gyung Ja Yoon (Gyung Ja), Korea
Age, Family: 1959, married, 1 child
Position: Associate Professor of Dept. of Child & Family Environment
Discipline: Family Studies
Degrees: MS & PhD, Family Studies, Kansas State University, USA, 1991
Research: Family relationships, adolescent sexual behavior, marital interactions
Courses: Family Studies, Family relations, Family life education
Interests: Travel
Publication: An educational program for men who batter their spouses

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