Ortner Center on Violence & Abuse in Relationships


The mission of the Evelyn Jacobs Ortner Center is to

  • Investigate the correlates and consequences of violence against women and violence in the home
  • Educate the next generation of researchers, practitioners, and policy makers
  • Translate research findings to policy and practice
  • Engage community and university stakeholders

with the goal of preventing violence, increasing safety and health, and, thus, facilitating a stronger society.