Elizabeth L. Jeglic Ph.D. is a Professor of Psychology at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York. She is an internationally reknowned expert on sexual violence prevention, child abuse prevention, sexual offenders and sex offender legislation as well as suicide and suicide prevention.  She has published over 100 journal articles and book chapters on sexual violence prevention and topics related to suicide prevention.  Dr. Jeglic is the co-editor of the book Sexual Violence: Evidence Based Policy and Prevention (Springer, 2016) and co-author of the upcoming book: Protecting Your Child from Sexual Abuse: What you Need to Know to Keep your Kids Safe (Skyhorse Publishing, 2017).  She is a licensed clinical psychologist and presents her work at National and International conferences.  Dr. Jeglic is the Associate Editor of the journal Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment and sits on the editorial board of the journals Psychology, Public Policy and Law and Archives of Suicidal Behavior.  She has received grants from the National Institute of Justice and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention to fund her research.  She is co-director of the Sex Offender Research Lab (  In 2015 she won the Fay Honey Knopp Award for her work on the Prevention of Sexual Violence.  Dr. Jeglic has been quoted in the New York Times, The Guardian and on the AP newswire among others.  

Sub-specialties: Sexual Violence Prevention; Child Abuse Prevention, Sexual Offenders, Sexual Offender Legislation, Suicide, Suicide Prevention, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Evidence Based Practice.



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