Created in the spring of 2014, the Research Center on Violence at WVU is dedicated to conducting research and publishing scholarly work that meets the highest academic standards. As well, the Center hosts colloquia with some of the worlds’ leading experts on violence, reaches out and interacts with regional, national and international communities, and the Center plays a key role in mentoring doctoral students.


    Center staff study some of the world’s most compelling social problems, including sexual assault, physical violence against women, homicide, and crimes against the environment. Please join our mailing list and get involved in our activities.

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