Victim Researcher Profile
University of Delaware
YEARS OF EXPERIENCE
More than 20 years
Dr. Ruth Fleury-Steiner is an Associate Professor in the Department of Human Development and Family Sciences, with a secondary appointment in the Department of Women and Gender Studies, at the University of Delaware. She holds a Ph.D. from Michigan State University in Ecological/Community Psychology. Her research is driven by the needs of survivors and of advocates; she has published and presented extensively with community partners. Dr. Fleury-Steiner’s research emphasizes understanding the experiences that survivors of gender based violence have within multiple complex service systems, and the impact of those systems on safety and on survivor decision-making. She has experience with qualitative and quantitative approaches. Dr. Fleury-Steiner’s research has been published in Violence Against Women, Violence and Victims, Feminist Criminology, and Journal of Interpersonal Violence.
Campus Sexual Assault, Domestic and Family Violence
Action research, Data collection, Descriptive studies, Needs assessment, Program evaluation, Qualitative studies, Quantitative studies
VICTIM RESEARCH EXPERIENCE