Caitlin Sulley, LMSW, is the Director of Scientific Opportunities, Operations, & Sustainability at the Steve Hicks School of Social Work’s Institute on Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault (IDVSA).  The Sexual Assault Research Portfolio consists of a variety of research, evaluation, and training projects aimed to build knowledge on sexual assault. Sulley currently directs research and training initiatives focused on institutional response to sexual assault, gender-based violence among college populations, and victim engagement in the criminal justice system. She served survivors of sexual assault and family violence in law enforcement and community-based settings.

In her spare time, she enjoys connecting with her sisters, swimming with her husband and son, and playing with her dog.

Professional Interests

Violence against women; social justice; intimate and interpersonal violence; multidisciplinary response to sexual assault; victim services; trauma-informed care; social and public policy; violence prevention; vicarious trauma and resiliency; research and evaluation; organizational development and culture.

Research