Victim Researcher Profile
University of Cincinnati
YEARS OF EXPERIENCE
Nicole Wilkes is a doctoral student in the School of Criminal Justice at the University of Cincinnati. Prior to starting the PhD program, she worked at the Crime Victims’ Institute at Sam Houston State University where she conducted applied research on victimization-related topics, including college sexual assault, domestic violence courts, and strangulation. Nicole started her career in victim services as a family advocate in Minnesota for individuals and families experiencing domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse, and homeless. Her research interests include gender-based violence, crime victims' rights, victim services, and victims' interactions with providers. Nicole holds a master of public health degree from the University of North Carolina.
Campus Sexual Assault, Child Trafficking and Exploitation, Domestic and Family Violence, Sexual Abuse or Violence (other than campus sexual assault), Stalking
Data collection, Descriptive studies, Qualitative studies, Quantitative studies, Mixed Methods Research
VICTIM RESEARCH EXPERIENCE