This report presents domestic abuse prevention and outreach strategies that can be used to improve U.S. Department of Defense programs.
May 16, 2023
Coreen Farris is a senior behavioral scientist at the RAND Corporation. Her research focuses on the measurement and prevention of sexual assault, workplace harassment and discrimination, and intimate partner violence. Recent efforts include an independent analysis and recommendations for improving domestic abuse prevention and response in the Armed Forces, development of evaluation plans for the Department of Homeland Security, and an assessment of workplace harassment and discrimination within the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Farris earned her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Indiana University Bloomington and postdoctoral fellowships at Carnegie Mellon University and with the Section on Decision Sciences and Clinical Systems Modeling at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.
Farris, C., Schell, T. L., Jaycox, L., & Beckman, R. L, Perceived Retaliation Against Military Sexual Assault Victims , RAND (RR-2380), 2021
Farris, C., Labriola, M., Smucker, S., Trail, T., Peterson, S., Crosby, B., & Schell, T. L. , Healthy Relationship Approaches to Sexual Assault Prevention: Programs and Strategies for Use Within the U.S. Military , RAND (RR-4241), 2021
Schell, T. L., Cefalu, M., Farris, C., & Morral, A., The Relationship Between Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment in the US Military: Findings from the RAND Military Workplace Study , RAND (RR-3162), 2021
Farris, Coreen, Carra S. Sims, Terry L. Schell, Miriam Matthews, Sierra Smucker, Samantha Cohen, and Owen Hall, Harassment and Discrimination on the Basis of Gender and Race/Ethnicity in the FEMA Workforce, RAND Corporation (RR-A383-1), 2020
Farris, C., Schell, T. L., Tankard, M., Jaycox, L. H., Bicksler, B., Clague, A., & Barnes-Proby, D. , Measures of Performance and Effectiveness for the Marine Corps Sexual Assault Prevention Programs, RAND (RR-2220), 2019
Farris, C., Tankard, M. E., Iyiewuare, P., Rosenthal, L, Clague, A., Miller, L.L., Glick, P., Sieck, K., and Iyengar, R., Availability of Family Violence Services in the U.S. Military , (RR-3019), 2018
Matthews, M., Farris, C., Tankard, M., and Dunbar, M. S., Needs of Male Sexual Assault Victims in the U.S. Armed Forces, RAND (RR-2167), 2018
Farris, C., Jaycox, L. H., Schell, T. L., Street, A. E., Kilpatrick, D. G., and Tanielian, T. "Sexual harassment and gender discrimination findings: Active component," in A. R. Morral, K. L. Gore & T. L. Schell (Eds.), Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment in the U.S. Military: Volume 2. Estimates for Department of Defense Service Members from the 2014 RAND Military Workplace Study , RAND Corporation (RR-870), 2015