Victim Researcher Profile
YEARS OF EXPERIENCE
Emily F. Rothman is an Associate Professor at the Boston University School of Public Health with secondary appointments at the Boston University School of Medicine in Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine. She is also a visiting scientist at the Harvard Injury Control Research Center. Dr. Rothman has authored more than 80 publications that span the areas of intimate partner violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, firearm violence, and pornography, and has been the primary investigator on research projects funded by the National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Justice, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and multiple foundations. Before starting her research career, Dr. Rothman worked at a rural domestic violence shelter as an advocate and support group facilitator, facilitated groups for men who batter at two batterer intervention programs, and was the Director of Batterer Intervention Program Services for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts from 1998-2000. She is presently an appointed member of the Massachusetts Governor's Council on Sexual and Domestic Violence and the Chair of the Violence and Trauma special interest group of the international Society for Behavioral Medicine. She has appeared on the Today Show on NBC, On Point with Tom Ashbrook on NPR, Weekend edition on NPR, provided expert advice on dating violence to Seventeen magazine, and her research has been featured or she has been quoted by the Wall Street Journal, Cosmopolitan.com, USA Today, CNN, Newsweek, Vox,com, the Huffington Post, Boston Magazine, and The Boston Globe among others.
Campus Sexual Assault, Child Trafficking and Exploitation, Dating Violence (Teen), Domestic and Family Violence, Gun Violence, Hate and Bias Crimes, Physical Assault (other than domestic violence or elder abuse), Sexual Abuse or Violence (other than campus sexual assault), Trafficking in Persons, Workplace Violence
American Indian and Alaska Native (tribal) victims, Child victims, LGBTQ victims, Men and boys of color, Rural victims, Urban high crime neighborhood victims
Community-based participatory research, Data collection, Descriptive studies, Needs assessment, Program evaluation, Qualitative studies, Quantitative studies, Quasi-experimental studies, Randomized controlled trial, Training and/or technical assistance
VICTIM RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
Action research, Community-based participatory research, Data collection, Descriptive studies, Needs assessment, Program evaluation, Qualitative studies, Quantitative studies, Quasi-experimental studies, Randomized controlled trial, Training and/or technical assistance