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Brittany Hayes

Assistant Professor

  • Ph.D. Criminal Justice, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York (2014)
  • M.A. Criminal Justice, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York (2011)
  • B.A. Criminal Justice and Psychology, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (2009)

bxh017@shsu.edu

Office: C227
Phone: (936) 294-2616

Areas of Expertise:
Intimate partner violence, post-separation abuse, research methods, environmental criminology

Biography:

Dr. Hayes was an adjunct professor at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, where she led courses in gender, crime and justice, and data analysis. A graduate of John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Dr. Hayes served as a research assistant with the Extremist Crime Database, where she analyzed financial crimes committed by extremists, and on domestic violence-related issues, which examined honor killings. Dr. Hayes also served as an intern for Women Aware, Inc., a N.J. based agency which provides domestic violence resources for men, women and children, including emergency shelter, legal advocacy, support and children's therapy. Dr. Hayes has published articles in such peer-reviewed journals as American Sociological Review, Journal of Family Violence and SAGE Open. Her dissertation was titled "The process of separation for victims of intimate partner violence: Evaluating risk of indirect and physical abuse relating to interpersonal events."


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