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Bonomi, Amy E. Ph.D., M.P.H.


Chairperson & Professor

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  • Ph.D. Health Services, University of Washington
  • M.P.H. Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington
  • B.S. Applied Psychology, Loyola University

Areas of Interest

  • Intimate partner violence
  • Sexual violence
  • Prevention
  • Health impacts


Dr. Amy E. Bonomi is Professor and Chair of the Human Development and Family Studies Department at Michigan State University.  Dr. Bonomi’s research focuses on the health impacts, contexts for, and dynamics of intimate partner violence and sexual violence.  She is currently conducting studies on campus sexual assault, and developing intervention tools to assist college students in decoding abuse, power, control and harm in relationships.  In recognition of the impact of Dr. Bonomi’s research in violence prevention, in 2011, she was awarded the Distinguished Scholar Award from The Ohio State University’s College of Education and Human Ecology. Dr. Bonomi is an associate editor at the Journal of Women’s Health, and she is the Chair of MSU’s Sexual Violence Advisory Committee.