Interpersonal Violence Research Laboratory

Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools

Faculty Advisor
Katie Edwards
Contact Email
Potential UCARE Research Position?
Start Date
9/1/2019 but flexible
Paid or Volunteer
Hours Per Week

The Interpersonal Violence Research lab is recruiting undergraduate students to assist in all aspects of various ongoing research studies. As a part of the IVR lab, students will be trained in the methodologically rigorous approaches to studying interpersonal violence and provided with the knowledge and skills to translate this research into meaningful intervention, prevention and policy efforts. Student lab members are given the opportunity to be involved in all phases of the research including study conceptualization and design, data collection and analysis, and dissemination of findings.

 The Interpersonal Violence Research Laboratory is a research facility in the Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools directed by Professor Katie Edwards. Research in Dr. Edwards’ laboratory focuses broadly on sexual assault (SA) and intimate partner violence (IPV) among adolescents and young adults. More specifically, research in the lab focuses on the predictors and correlates of SA and IPV victimization, perpetration, and bystander intervention among adolescents and young adults; leaving processes in relationships characterized by IPV, disclosure of IPV experiences and social reactions to these disclosures, and ethics of IPV research. Members of the lab are committed to using findings from research to develop, implement, and evaluate prevention, intervention, and policy efforts.

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