Kim S. Ménard, Ph.D.

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Associate Professor, Criminal Justice and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
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Cypress Building, 101H
101H Cypress Building
Altoona, PA 16601
Biography

Kim S. Ménard, associate professor of criminal justice and women's gender, and sexuality studies, earned her doctorate at Penn State. She previously served as an assistant professor at San José State University and, most recently, as a senior lecturer at Penn State's University Park campus, where she earned Teacher of the Year honors from the Justice Association. Her research focuses on interpersonal violence, specifically gender differences in the victimization and perpetration of these crimes, as well as victim reporting and involvement in the criminal justice system. Her work appears in a host of journals, including "Criminal Justice and Behavior," "Journal of Interpersonal Violence, Law & Human Behavior," and "Violence and Victims."

Research Interests

Interpersonal violence, specifically gender differences in the victimization and perpetration of these crimes, as well as victim reporting and involvement in the criminal justice system

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