Claire Renzetti

Professor Claire M. Renzetti, Ph.D. is the Judi Conway Patton Endowed Chair in the Center for Research on Violence Against Women, and Professor and Chair of Sociology at the University of Kentucky. She is editor of the journal Violence Against Women; co-editor of the Interpersonal Violence book series ;(Oxford University Press); and editor of the Gender and Justice book series (University of California Press). She has authored or edited numerous books, chapters and articles in professional journals. Dr. Renzetti has held elected positions in the Society for the Study of Social Problems, tthe American Sociological Association, the American Society of Criminology, and the Eastern Sociological Society.