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Testimonials for the Journal of Gender-Based Violence

Cris M. Sullivan

Cris M. Sullivan


“The
Journal of Gender-Based Violence fills what is now a gaping hole in publication outlets; its international focus is significantly propelling work in this area forward”

Cris M. Sullivan is Professor of Ecological/Community Psychology and Director of the Research Consortium on Gender-based Violence at Michigan State University.

Jeffrey L Edleson

Jeffrey L Edleson


“The
Journal of Gender-Based Violence addresses a critical challenge for our world, that is ending gender-based violence and promoting violence-free relationships and communities.... This journal and its editor, Marianne Hester, bring an important perspective that deserves greater visibility.”

Jeffrey L Edleson is the Harry and Riva Specht Chair in Publicly Supported Social Services in the School of Social Welfare at Berkeley, California.

Claire M. Renzetti


Claire M. Renzetti


"The Journal of Gender-Based Violence is a welcome addition to feminist publication venues for research and commentary in this field. With an outstanding editorial team, the journal provides a major service to academics, practitioners and policy makers through the dissemination of significant studies, as well as essays on policy and practice links and book reflections."

Claire M. Renzetti is the editor for Violence Against Women: An International, Interdisciplinary Journal, and Judi Conway Patton Endowed Chair for Studies of Violence Against Women at the University of Kentucky

Patrick O'Leary


Patrick O'Leary


"The multidisciplinary approach of the Journal of Gender-Based Violence provides a scholarly illumination not only of the complexity of the issue, but also a place for transforming knowledge into innovative responses."

Patrick O'Leary is from the Griffith University in Australia.

John Devaney

John Devaney


The Journal of Gender-Based Violence provides a welcome European perspective on understandings and responses to this complex set of phenomena.”

John Devaney is from Queens University in Belfast.

Rebecca and Russell Dobash

Rebecca Dobash & Russell Dobash


“This long-overdue journal has become an essential tool in this important area of work.”

Rebecca Dobash & Russell Dobash are Emeritus Professors of Criminology at the School of Law at University of Manchester. They are also the authors of Violence Against Wives: A Case Against the Patriarchy, 1979; Women, Violence & Social Change, 1992; When Men Murder Women, 2015.