Sherry Hamby, Ph.D. is Director of the Life Paths Appalachian Research Center, Research Professor of Psychology at the University of the South, and founding editor of the APA journal Psychology of Violence. Her writing experience includes authoring or co-authoring more than 150 scholarly articles and books on violence and resilience, leading to an h-index of 49 (49 publications that have been cited 49 or more times each), totaling more than 15,000 citations. She is also a published poet. Her grants have been funded by the U.S. Department of Justice, the John Templeton Foundation, and numerous other agencies, and she has reviewed grant applications for these and other agencies, nationally and internationally. She has served as editorial board member or reviewer for numerous journals and was formerly the Associate Editor for Statistics for Psychological Trauma prior to becoming editor of Psychology of Violence. As teacher and editor, she has mentored dozens of junior scholars in scientific writing. She has attended several professional fiction conferences and events, and has drawn from those experiences to develop this workshop for scientific writing. Her awards include the 2017 Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Science of Trauma Psychology from the Trauma Psychology Division of the American Psychological Association, and the lifetime achievement award from the National Register of Health Service Psychologists. Dr. Hamby has also been successful in disseminating her scientific work to a wider audience. In addition to a blog on Psychology Today, her work has appeared in the New York Times, Huffington Post, the Los Angeles Times, CBS News, National Public Radio, and hundreds of other media outlets. Her most recent book is Battered Women’s Protective Strategies: Stronger Than You Know (Oxford University Press, 2014). She is currently working on a book on resilience.
Victoria Banyard, Ph.D. is Professor of Psychology at the University of New Hampshire, with an affiliation in the Justice Studies and Women’s Studies programs, and co-founder of the Prevention Innovations Research Center. She is a former Senior Associate Editor of Child Abuse and Neglect and has served as special issue guest editor for five other journals, as well as serving as editorial board member or reviewer for numerous journals. She has authored or co-authored more than 100 scholarly articles and book chapters on bystander prevention, violence, and resilience, leading to an h-index of 48 (48 publications that have been cited at least 48 times each), totaling more than 7,000 citations. She has written multiple successful grants funded by the Centers for Disease Control and the National Institute of Justice, and was awarded a fellowship at the Office for Violence Against Women to help implement policy and practice implications of her research on bystander prevention. She is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and has received numerous awards, including the Margaret M. Riggs Award for Distinguished Contributions to Psychology in New Hampshire. She works closely with undergraduate and graduate students and provides them with training in scientific writing. Her work has appeared in many national media outlets, including CNN, Huffington Post, and Salon. Her most recent book is Toward the Next Generation of Bystander Prevention of Sexual and Relationship Violence: Action Coils to Engage Communities (Springer, 2015).
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