Ranjan, Sheetal

William Paterson University

United States

Sheetal Ranjan is Professor in the Department of Sociology & Criminal Justice at William Paterson University, USA. She is the immediate-past chair of the Division on Women & Crime (DWC) of the American Society of Criminology and led the CSW63 participation in her term as DWC’s chair. Her research interests include violence prevention and intervention with a primary focus on applied research. She has received Federal funding from the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women ($600,000) to establish William Paterson University’s Campus Violence Prevention Program. Her most recent award in partnership with Jersey Shore University Medical Center ($2.4 million dollars) uses federal Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) funding to establish a hospital-based violence intervention program.