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Evan D. Stark

Rutgers University, Newark

Evan Stark is a sociologist, forensic social worker and award-winning researcher with an international reputation for his innovative work on the legal, policy and health dimensions of interpersonal violence, including its effects on children. Dr. Stark’s award-winning book, Coercive Control: The Entrapment of Women in Personal Life (Oxford, 2007) has had a major impact on research, policy and legal reform, particularly in Europe.  A founder of one of the first battered women’s shelters in the US, Dr. Stark and Dr. Anne Flitcraft co-directed the Yale Trauma Studies, path-breaking research that documented the significance of domestic violence for women’s injury, child abuse a range of health problems. These studies were published in Women at Risk: Domestic Violence and Women’s Health (Sage, 1996).  Professor Stark has served as an expert in more than 100 criminal, family, civil, federal and child welfare cases, including Nicholson v. Williams, a successful federal class action against New York City that ended the removal of children from non-offending victims of domestic violence. Dr. Stark has held numerous federal and state appointments and has trained law, justice, judicial, child welfare, health and mental health professionals throughout the world.  In addition to holding faculty appointments at Quinnipiac Colleage, Yale University, and Rutgers, Dr. Stark has been a Visiting Professor at the University of Essex, SUNY-Stonybrook, the University of Bristol and at the Escuela Superior de Economía y Negocios (ESEN). San Salvador, El Salvador. In 2013, Dr. Stark was the Leverhulme Visiting Professor at the Department of Sociology and the Centre for Research on Families and Relationships at the University of Edinburgh. Dr. Stark is Professor Emeritus at the Rutgers University School of Public Affairs and Administration and the Rutgers Medical School.

BOOKS: 3 Products
  Title Lead Author/Editor Pub Date Price
Responding to Domestic Violence , Fifth Edition Review Copy Available
The Integration of Criminal Justice and Human Services
Eve S. Buzawa 10-19-2015 $64.00
Responding to Domestic Violence , Fourth Edition Review Copy Available
The Integration of Criminal Justice and Human Services
Eve S Buzawa 01-19-2011 $69.00
Women at Risk
Domestic Violence and Women's Health
Evan Stark 03-25-1996 $60.00
JOURNALS: 1 Products
  Title ISSN Frequency Prices
Violence Against Women
1077-8012 Monthly Individual: $318.00 Institutional: $1,400.00