Barbara A. Gagliardi Metropolitan State College of Denver, USA
received her BA in Psychology from SUNY Albany and her MA in Psychology from Antioch University. She is an Adjunct Faculty Member in the Department of Psychology at Metropolitan State College, Denver, where she teaches courses in Violence and Aggression and other topics in Social Psychology. She has decades of experience working with victims and perpetrators of violence in a wide variety of cultural and direct service settings. Recently, she participated in an NIC project assessing the extent and nature of victim services nationwide. She has conducted extensive research and writing for the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies in Denver on such topics as development of culturally-sensitive services; treatment for juvenile offenders; efficacy assessments of treatment with sexual offenders; and development of gender-focused treatment for women offenders.