Public Service Professor
Telephone: (518) 442-3887
Specialization: Intimate Partner Violence
Domestic Violence Homicide Prevention Initiative
Evaluation of CPS/DV Collocation
Amy joined CHSR in 2013 to assist with the CPS/DV Collocation study and expand CSHR’s research and program capacity in the area of intimate partner violence and sexual assault. Prior to joining CSHR, Amy was the Executive Director of the New York State Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence where she managed the nation’s only executive office dedicated to developing policies and programs to respond to the issue of domestic violence. Prior to her appointment with the State, she spent over a dozen years in government, non-profit, and academic sectors specializing in policy development, creating and piloting innovative intimate partner violence and anti-poverty programs, and creating cross-sector initiatives in the areas of public safety and human services. She has served in an advisory capacity on several research initiatives, has integrated evaluation into the programs she has developed, and practiced as an attorney in civil court on a wide range of matters, including domestic violence and abuse and neglect. Amy has recently co-authored a report about a study of juvenile orders of protection as a remedy for dating violence.
Amy received her Bachelor’s degree in Art History from Brown University and her J.D. from Columbia University Law School.