The Violence Prevention Research Network at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro is an interdisciplinary network of UNCG faculty members. Networks members have a wealth of expertise and experience in research, clinical practice, and community engagement related to understanding the dynamics of violence, including prevention and intervention strategies.
Our members represent a diverse group of professional disciplines, including public health, counseling, geography, communication studies, sociology, conflict and peace studies, and information sciences. We are united around a shared goal of applying innovative, interdisciplinary research approaches to understanding and preventing interpersonal violence.
Learn more about Network members by clicking on the pictures below.
Co-Coordinator: Christine Murray, Department of Counseling and Educational Development
Co-Coordinator: Erica Payton, Department of Public Health Education
Rick Bunch, Professor, Department of Geography
Susan D. Calkins, Department of Human Development & Family Studies & Department of Psychology
Donna Duffy, Department of Kinesiology
Jennifer Toller Erausquin, Department of Public Health Education
Xiaoli Gao, Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Department of Community and Therapeutic Recreation
Gwen Hunnicutt, Department of Sociology
Kristine Lundgren, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
Julie Mendez, Department of Psychology
Hamid Nemati, Department of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management
Loreen Olson, Department of Communication Studies
Chris Payne, Office of Research and Engagement
Jeremy Rinker, Department of Conflict and Peace Studies
Stacy Sechrist, NC Network for Safe Communities
Terri L. Shelton, Vice Chancellor for Research and Engagement
Sudha Shreeniwas, Department of Human Development and Family Studies
Paige Hall Smith, Department of Public Health Education