Eve Waltermaurer graduated in 2005 with a Ph.D in Social/Violence Epidemiology from the University at Albany. She is currently the Director of Research and Evaluation at the SUNY New Paltz’ Benjamin Center for Public Policy Initiatives . She specializes in social and behavioral research including violence, criminology, health, and youth risk/development. She has extensive experience in conducting survey research, secondary data analysis, research design, evaluation, measurement and statistics. Dr. Waltermaurer is also an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology.