Dr. Anastasia Gage is a Professor in the Department of Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences. Her current research focuses on women’s and adolescent health, particularly violence against women and child marriage, in low-income countries. Her work has examined dating violence perpetration, women’s experiences of domestic violence; power, control and sexual violence; and the linkages between maternal violence victimization and child physical punishment. She has been actively involved in implementing a school-based dating violence prevention curriculum in Haiti and in conducting research on gender norms.
Publications: Google Scholar or NCBI
- Selected Publications:
- Gage, A. J. and Nicholas, J.T. (2017). Women’s work, gender roles, and intimate partner violence in Nigeria. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 46(7):1923-1938. DOI: 10.1007/s10508-017-1023-4.
- Gage, A. J. (2016). Exposure to spousal violence in the family, attitudes and dating violence perpetration among high school students in Port-au-Prince. Journal of interpersonal violence, 31(14), 2445-2474.
- Gage, A. J., Honoré, J. G., & Deleon, J. (2016). Short-term effects of a violence-prevention curriculum on knowledge of dating violence among high school students in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Journal of Communication in Healthcare, 9(3), 178-189.
Selected Research Grant
OPP1159547 Bertrand (PI) 3/2017-2/2020
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
MOMENTUM: New Gender-transformative Integrated Model for First-time Parents in DRC (Democratic Republic of Congo).
Grant Amount: $4,800,000
The goal of this project is to provide nursing students training in counseling first-time mothers aged 15-24 and the fathers of their babies on family planning, birth preparedness, newborn care, and gender-equitable attitudes.
Co-Principal Investigator and Project Director
Courses with violence topics: