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Leila B. Dutton University of New Haven, USA

Leila B. Dutton, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor in the Criminal Justice Department of the University of New Haven. She received her Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology at the University of Rhode Island in 2004. She spent two years as an NIMH postdoctoral research fellow at the University of New Hampshire’s Family Research Laboratory, working with Murray Straus on the International Dating Violence Study. Her research interests include stalking, partner violence, and sexual coercion. She has published her research in the Journal of Interpersonal Violence, Partner Abuse, and Journal of Social and Personal Relationships. She has written two book chapters on stalking. She is currently on the editorial board of the journal Partner Abuse. She is also the Co-Director of the University of New Haven’s Institute for Social Justice and Co-Director of UNH’s Campus Grant to Reduce Violence Against Women funded by the Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women.