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Student Companion Website to Accompany Victimology, Second Edition
Theories and Applications

Author(s): Ann Wolbert Burgess, RN, DNSc, FAAN, Professor of Psychiatric Nursing, William F. Connell School of Nursing, Boston College
Cheryl Regehr, MSW, PhD, Professor of Social Work and Professor of Law, Vice Provost, Academic Programs, University of Toronto
Albert R. Roberts, PhD, DACFE, (late of) Rutgers University
  • ISBN-13: 9781449684389
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This robust companion website has been designed specifically to complement Victimology: Theories and Applications, Second Edition. The resources available include:

  • Interactive Flashcards to guide you through the key definitions vital to your understanding the material in the text
  • Interactive Glossary enables you to search or browse all the key terms within the Second Edition
  • Crossword Puzzles provide a fun and interactive overview of each chapter
  • Practice Quizzes test your knowledge of the important concepts in each chapter and the corresponding answers provide references to the relevant material within the text

Applicable Courses

This companion website along with the revised and updated Second Edition are ideal  for Victimology courses in Criminology, Criminal Justice, and Sociology programs. It is also appropriate in Forensic Science, Forensic Psychology, and Forensic Nursing courses.

Ann Wolbert Burgess, RN, DNSc, FAAN-Professor of Psychiatric Nursing, William F. Connell School of Nursing, Boston College

Ann Wolbert Burgess, RN, DNSc, FAAN, is professor of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing at Boston College’s Connell School of Nursing. She received her bachelors and doctoral degrees from Boston University and her masters degree from the University of Maryland. She teaches five forensic courses: Victimology, Forensic Mental Health, Forensic Science, Forensic Science Lab, and Wounded Warriors in Transition. She, with Lynda Lytle Holmstrom (Boston College), cofounded one of the first hospital-based crisis intervention programs for rape victims at Boston City Hospital. She is licensed as an advanced practice nurse in Pennsylvania and Massachusetts, where she also maintains prescriptive authority. Dr. Burgess has testified as an expert witness in 31 states and has received grants and published articles on the topics of rape trauma, child sexual abuse, child pornography, serial offenders, crime classification, posttraumatic stress, elder abuse, and wounded warriors.


Dr. Burgess served as chair of the first Advisory Council to the National Center for the Prevention and Control of Rape of the National Institute of Mental Health, was a member of the 1984 U.S. Attorney General’s Task Force on Family Violence, served on the planning committee for the 1985 Surgeon General’s Symposium on Violence, and served on the National Institute of Health National Advisory Council for the Center for Nursing Research from 1986 to 1988. She was a member of the 1990 Adolescent Health Advisory Panel to the Congress of the United States Office of Technology Assessment and Chair of the National Institutes of Health AIDS and Related Research Study Section (ARRR 6) from 1992 to 1994. She was elected to the National Academy of Sciences Institute of Medicine in October 1994 and chaired the 1996 National Research Council’s Task Force on Violence Against Women. She was inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau. Her current research is on patterns of murder-suicide and combat-PTSD.

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Cheryl Regehr, MSW, PhD-Professor of Social Work and Professor of Law, Vice Provost, Academic Programs, University of Toronto

Cheryl Regehr, MSW, PhD, is a professor in the Faculty of Social Work and the Faculty of Law at University of Toronto. Professor Regehr is presently the Vice-Provost, Academic Programs at the University of Toronto. She was previously the Dean of Social Work. Professor Regehr’s practice background includes 20 years of direct service in forensic social work and emergency mental health and in the administration of mental health programs, specializing in workplace trauma interventions and civil litigation and criminal court assessments of trauma victims and violent offenders.  Her research, funded by the Social Sciences and Humanites Research Council of Canada and the Canadian Institutes for Health Research, examines the impact of trauma and victimization. Her publications address both issues of trauma and the interface between the law and mental health.

Albert R. Roberts, PhD, DACFE-(late of) Rutgers University

The late Albert R. Roberts, Ph.D., D.A.C.F.E., was a Professor of Criminal Justice and Social Work, and Director of Faculty and Curriculum Development in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey at Piscataway.

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