Carrie A. Moylan

Assistant Professor

Dr. Carrie Moylan (Assistant Professor of Social Work) earned her MSW from the University of Michigan and PhD from the University of Washington. She has experience working in the fields of sexual assault, domestic violence, and independent living for teens aging out of foster care. Her program of research focuses on the promotion of effective, evidence-based, and trauma-informed interventions, policies, and services aimed at preventing sexual violence and responding to the needs of survivors. Dr. Moylan received the Society for Social Work and Research 2013 Outstanding Social Work Doctoral Dissertation Award for her research on the functioning of multidisciplinary Sexual Assault Response Teams. Currently, she is engaged in a number of projects focused on prevention of sexual violence and implementation of policies regarding campus sexual assault at colleges and universities. Dr. Moylan has also conducted research on outcomes associated with childhood exposure to domestic violence in the home.

Educational Background

  • PhD, Social Welfare, University of Washington
  • MSW, University of Michigan
  • BA, Sociology and Women's Studies, Oberlin College

Current Research Interests

  • Sexual assault on campuses
  • Sexual violence prevention
  • Domestic violence
  • Trauma

Recent Publications

Moylan, C. A., Derr, A. S., & Lindhorst, T. (in press). Increasingly mobile: How new technologies can enhance qualitative research. Qualitative Social Work.

Moylan, C. A., & Lindhorst, T. (in press). 'Catching flies with honey:' The management of conflict in Sexual Assault Response Teams. Journal of Interpersonal Violence.

Moylan, C. A., Lindhorst, T., & Tajima, E. A. (in press). Sexual Assault Response Teams (SARTs): Mapping a research agenda that incorporates an organizational perspective on multidisciplinary service delivery. Violence Against Women.

Hudson, K. D., Shapiro, V. B., Moylan, C. A., Garcia, A. R., & Derr, A. S. (2014). Infusing social justice into doctoral programs of social welfare: An incremental approach. Journal of Social Work Education, 50(3), 559-567.

Tajima, E. A., Herrenkohl, T. I., Moylan, C. A., & Derr, A. S. (2011). Moderating the effects of childhood exposure to domestic violence: Examining the roles of parenting characteristics and adolescent peer support. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 21, 376-394.

Sousa, C., Herrenkohl, T. I., Moylan, C. A., Tajima, E. A., Klika, J. B., Herrenkohl, R. C., & Russo, M. J. (2011). Longitudinal study on the effects of child abuse and children's exposure to domestic violence, parent-child attachments, and antisocial behavior in adolescence. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 26, 111-136.

 Carrie A. Moylan

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Curriculum Vitae

Last Updated: 8/19/14