Dr. Elizabeth L. Jeglic is a Professor of Psychology at John Jay College in New York. She received her doctorate in clinical psychology from Binghamton University and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania under the mentorship of Dr. Aaron T. Beck. Dr. Jeglic’s research interests are primarily focused on issues broadly related sexual violence prevention, trauma and evidence based public policy. She has received grants from the National Institute of Justice and the American Association for Suicide Prevention to fund her research. Dr. Jeglic has published over 150 peer reviewed articles and book chapters and is the co-author/editor of six books: Child Sexual Grooming: Integrating Research, Practice, Prevention and Policy (Springer 2022); Handbook of Issues in Criminal Justice Reform in the United States (Springer 2021); Handbook of Youth Suicide Prevention (Springer, 2021); New Frontiers in Offender Treatment: The Translation of Evidence Based Practices to Correctional Settings (Springer, 2018), Sexual Offending: Evidence Based Legislation and Prevention (Springer 2016) and Protecting your Child from Sexual Abuse: What you Need to know to Keep your Kids Safe (Skyhorse, 2018; 2022). She is the former Associate Editor of the journal Sexual Abuse and is on the editorial board of Psychology, Public Policy and Law. She is co-Director of the Sex Offender Research Lab (SORL) at John Jay College. She was awarded the Fay Honey Knopp Award from the New York State Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers for her contributions to the prevention of sexual violence.