IDVSA’s research focuses on national and local concerns regarding interpersonal violence, domestic violence, and human trafficking. Our aim is to produce Texas-specific data focused on criminal justice reform. IDVSA’s research examines the intersection of issues of poverty, race, ethnicity, and gender and how these impact the experience of violence. It is our vision to enhance the quality and relevance of research findings, their application in service provision, and ultimately, their benefit to survivors.
Since its inception in 2001, IDVSA has managed more than 50 research, education, training, and curriculum-development projects with external funding of more than $13 million dollars from federal, state, and local sources. In addition, IDVSA provided $40,000 in “Seed Grants” to eight researchers.
Explore this section by topic area to learn about current and past research projects.
Additionally, we publish widely on the results of our research. In this section, you will find our various publications, including peer-reviewed journal articles, technical reports from grant-funded research, and various opinion pieces and editorials.
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