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Violence and Victimization lab studies psychological and physiological factors associated with victimization and perpetration of aggression.


Dr. Angela Scarpa’s Violence and Victimization lab studies psychological (e.g., family history, coping skills, psychopathology) and physiological factors (e.g., heart rate, skin conductance, cortisol) associated with victimization and perpetration of aggression. Graduate student members include Anthony Wells, Akiho Tanaka, Michelle Patriquin, and Laura Wilson. Ongoing projects include Women’s Sexual Revictimization study, Health and Immune Functioning in Young Adult Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse: A Pilot Study, and the Emotional Aggression study.