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Professor of Community Health Sciences, Boston University

Emily F. Rothman is a Professor of Community Health Sciences at the Boston University School of Public Health. Dr. Rothman conducts research on intimate partner violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, firearm violence, and pornography. She has been the PI of five federally-funded research grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Institute of Justice (NIJ), and a co-investigator on numerous additional federal research grants. Dr. Rothman authored a report on programs for perpetrators of intimate partner violence published by the World Health Organization and has collaborated with colleagues in violence prevention at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. She has provided violence-related consulting to the multiple state Departments of Public Health and coalitions of domestic violence programs, and is an appointed member of the Massachusetts Governor's Council on Sexual and Domestic Violence.


  • –present
    Professor, Boston University School of Public Health