October Researcher: Dr. Paul Schewe

Community Research Summary:

Preventing Violence in Relationships Across the Lifespan

 

 

 

 

 

Interdisciplinary Center for Research on Violence
Department of Criminology, Law, and Justice University of Illinois at Chicago

Email: schewepa@uic.edu

 

Paul Schewe is an avid sailor as well as a clinical/community psychologist and Associate Professor in the Department of Criminology, Law, and Justice at UIC. Paul has served as the Director of UIC’s Interdisciplinary Center for Research on Violence since 2006. His work ranges from basic research identifying factors associated with the perpetration of interpersonal violence, to developing preventive interventions, to using evaluation and dissemination strategies to further develop existing violence prevention programs for agencies, communities, and statewide networks of service providers. The focus of his research includes sexual assault, teen dating violence, domestic violence, and young children’s exposure to violence.