Dr. Cris Sullivan
Dr. Cris Sullivan is the Director of the Research Consortium on Gender-based Violence and Professor of Ecological-Community Psychology at Michigan State University, and the Senior Research Advisor to the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence. She has been an advocate and researcher in the movement to end gender-based violence since 1982. Her areas of expertise include developing and rigorously evaluating community interventions for intimate partner violence survivors and their children, and evaluating victim services.
In addition to consulting for local, state, federal and international organizations and initiatives, she also conducts workshops on effectively advocating in the community for survivors and their children; understanding the effects of partner violence on survivors and children over time; improving system responses to the problem of gender-based violence; and evaluating victim service agencies.