Faculty & Staff
PhD, University of New Mexico, 2003
Office: 316 Graham
- Gender Violence
- Interdisciplinary Violence Studies
- Gender Studies and Feminist Theory
- Nonviolence and Peace Studies
- Intersection of Ecology and Feminism
Professor Hunnicutt studies various dimensions of gender violence. The gender violence topics she has addressed in her past and current research and scholarship include: intimate partner violence among self-identified queer victims; theory development on gender-based violence; the relationships between masculinity, empathy and aggression; explorations in the intersection of ecology, feminism and gender violence; the sociological implications of traumatic brain injury among battered women; gender violence, the state and political projects. She teaches the Sociology Gender; Gender, Crime and Deviance; and Collective Violence and Non-violence in Global Perspective.
Selected Recent Professional Achievements
King, Kelly & E. Murray, Christine & Crowe, Allison & Hunnicutt, Gwen & Lundgren, Kristine & Olson, Loreen. (2017). The Costs of Recovery: Intimate Partner Violence Survivors’ Experiences of Financial Recovery From Abuse. The Family Journal. 25. 106648071771065. 10.1177/1066480717710656.
Hunnicutt, G, K. Lundgren, C. Murray and L. Olson (2016). The Intersection of Intimate Partner Violence and Traumatic Brain Injury: A Call for Interdisciplinary Research. Journal of Family Violence. Doi 10.1007/s10896-016-9854-7
Murray, C., K. Lundgren, L. Olson and G. Hunnicutt (2015). Practice Update: What Professionals Who Are Not Brain Injury Specialists Need to Know About Intimate Partner Violence Related-Traumatic Brain Injury. Trauma, Violence and Abuse, pgs 108. doi: 10.1177/1524838015584364
John Everhart and Gwen Hunnicutt. 2013. Intimate Partner Violence among Self-Identified Queer Victims: Towards an intersectional awareness in scholarship, state-intervention, and organizing surrounding gender-based violence, in Vasilikie Demos and Marcia Texler Segal (Eds) Gendered Perspectives on Conflict and Violence: Macro and Micro Settings. Advances in Gender Research, Vol 18a. Emerald Group Publishing