Brenda Uekert

Dr. Brenda Uekert has an extensive background in research methodology, criminal justice, and violence against women. She leads the evaluation of several projects funded through the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). Currently, she is conducting the national evaluation of the Grants to Encourage Arrest Policies program, the national evaluation of S.T.O.P. subgrants awarded under VAWA (law enforcement and prosecution components), and the Violence Against Women on Campus program. Dr. Uekert earned her B.S. in Sociology at the University of Wisconsin at Eau Claire and her M.A. and Ph.D. degrees, also in Sociology, at Syracuse University. ()