Amy Bonomi

Amy Bonomi
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Domestic violence, dating violence, the dynamics of violent relationships and "FIfty Shades of Grey"

Chair and professor


An expert on domestic violence, dating violence, the health effects of intimate partner violence and the intimacy dynamics that keep violent relationships intact. Bonomi's research has explored dating abuse in the Internet age, how the "Fifty Shades of Grey" books perpetuate violence against women and the connection of gun ownership to domestic abuse. She writes a blog for Huffington Post and her research has been featured in USA Today, MSNBC, New York Daily News, Cosmopolitan and other major media outlets.