Domestic Violence; Policing; Victims of Crime; Violence Against Women
criminal justice response to domestic violence; incidence, prevalence, and impact of victimization; police arrest practices
Eve Buzawa, Ph.D. is Professor Emerita in the School of Criminology & Justice Studies at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. She served as Chair of the School from 1995 – 2013, and Director/Chair of the School from September, 2013-June, 2016 when she retired. She also served on the university’s Faculty Senate Executive Board from 2003-2016.
Buzawa received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Rochester and her Master's and Doctoral degrees from the School of Criminal Justice, Michigan State University. Buzawa’s research interests and publications encompass a wide range of issues pertaining to policing, domestic violence, and violence against women. She has authored and edited numerous books and monographs. Her publications include Violence against Women in Families and Relationships: Making and Breaking Connections, a 4 volume set, (Co-Editor with Evan Stark, 2009), Responding to Domestic Violence: The Integration of Criminal Justice Response & Human Services published by Sage Publications (2016) (with Carl Buzawa & Evan Stark). Currently, she is under contract for a book with Springer Publications, Global Responses to Domestic Violence, which will be forthcoming in 2017. She has also served as a Principal Investigator on several federally funded research projects as well as directing numerous state funded research and training projects.
Currently, Buzawa is the recipient of a Fulbright Award and will be at Griffith University in Brisbane, Australia for fall, 2016.
Buzawa is Past President of the Society of Police and Criminal Psychology, Past President of the Northeast Association of Criminal Justice Sciences, and past Board Member for the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.