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Heather Storer

Dr. Heather Storer is an Associate Professor at the Kent School of Social Work at the Kent School of Social Work and Family Science. Dr. Storer’s research investigates prevention-based approaches to ameliorating dating and domestic violence, particularly among communities’ disproportionality impacted by violence. Dr. Storer’s work stands at the intersection of gender-based violence, technology, and social justice. A significant focus of her work focuses on addressing the upstream determinants of dating violence and challenging enduring social norms that stigmatize survivors. Her most recent scholarship is focused on understanding the processes by which digital infrastructure influences survivors lived experiences and reinforces dominant discourses regarding the causes and consequences of abuse.