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Faculty Affiliates

Faculty affiliates are scholars with a clear and demonstrated interest in an area related to gun violence research, are actively involved in research activities, attend seminars, present their research, and participate in the GVRC research events.

Stansfield, Richard

Dr. Stansfield's research includes a focus on community violence, intimate partner violence, and homicide. He is currently involved in several projects related...

Sifri, Ziad

Dr. Sifri has been involved in the care of gun violence victims for over a decade. He is an ATLS instructor, his...

Semenza, Daniel

Dr. Semenza studies the causes and consequences of violence, both in the United States and around the world. His current work uses...

Roosevelt, Kenneth Leon

Prior to joining the Rutgers community in September of 2018, Dr. Roosevelt was contracted as a researcher at the National Institute of...

Rizvi, Shireen

Dr. Rizvi’s primary research and clinical interests are in the treatment of suicidal and self-injurious behaviors, focusing specifically on borderline personality disorder...

Pontes, Nancy

Dr. Nancy Pontes is a nationally certified, family nurse practitioner with over 20 years’ experience working with a variety of vulnerable populations...

Phillips, Julie

Julie Phillips is a social demographer with interests in different forms of lethal violence, including homicide and suicide, and how access to...

Pascarella, Joseph

Dr. Pascarella is a Part Time Lecturer at the School of Criminal Justice, a retired Police Captain from the New York Police...

Minteh, Binneh

Dr. Minteh is a former Gambian Army First Lieutenant. He attended the Turkish Land Forces Command School in Istanbul, and the Turkish...

Mayer, Matthew

Dr. Mayer’s research includes analyzing national data, modeling school violence related processes. Dr. Mayer has led several trans-disciplinary teams in research journal...