Angie Kennedy (she/her)

Angie  Kennedy (she/her)
  • Associate Director for Research
  • Associate Professor - Tenure


  • PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • MSW, University of Iowa
  • BA, Grinnell College


  • Poverty and class, in intersection with gender, race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, and gender identity
  • Patterns of cumulative victimization and intimate partner violence, especially among adolescents and young adults
  • The relationships between victimization and stigma, mental health, school participation, and economic outcomes
  • Theoretical foundations (life course theory, stress process models, cumulative disadvantage, stress sensitization, stigma) and innovative methods (life history calendar, multilevel modeling, mixed methods)


  • Using the Life History Calendar to Examine Young Transgender Women's Trajectories of Violence, Mental Health, and Protective Processes. The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities. 2021-2023.
  • Debt as a Control Tactic in Abusive Marriages: Its Characteristics, Legal Remedies, and Effects. National Science Foundation. 2019-2022.
  • Using the Life History Calendar to Assess IPV, Labeling, Stigma, and Mental Health across Relationships among Young Women. MSU School of Social Work. 2017-2021.


  • Kennedy, A. C., Bybee, D., Adams, A. E., Moylan, C. A., & Prock, K. A. (in press). The effects of social location and situational factors on young women’s disclosure of intimate partner violence across relationships. Violence and Victims.
  • Kennedy, A. C., Meier, E., & Prock, K. A. (2021, March 20). A qualitative study of young women’s abusive first relationships: What factors shape their process of disclosure? Journal of Family Violence. Advance online publication:
  • Kennedy, A. C., Bybee, D., Moylan, C. A., McCauley, H. L., & Prock, K. A. (2021). Predictors of sexual violence across young women’s relationship histories. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 36(11-12), NP5944-NP5964.
  • Prock, K. A., & Kennedy, A. C. (2020, June 23). Characteristics, experiences, and service utilization patterns of homeless youth in a transitional living program: Differences by LGBQ identity. Children and Youth Services Review. Advance online publication:
  • Kennedy, A. C., & Prock, K. A. (2018). “I still feel like I am not normal”: A review of the role of stigma and stigmatization among female survivors of child sexual abuse, sexual assault, and intimate partner violence. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse, 19(5), 512-527.


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