TGillumTameka L. Gillum, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
School of Public Health and Health Sciences
Department of Public Health
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA

Dr. Tameka L. Gillum is an Assistant Professor at the School of Public Health and Health Sciences, Department of Public Health, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA. Her research interests are in exploring and addressing intimate partner violence within racial/ethnic minority and sexual minority populations, development and evaluation of culturally specific prevention and intervention efforts, health clinic based intimate partner violence interventions and the intersection between HIV and IPV. Her current research project is a study exploring dating violence among sexual minority youth and its relationship to physical and mental health outcomes. She is a community psychologist who conducts community based research and utilizes both qualitative and quantitative methods in her research endeavors.

Recent Publications

Gillum, T. L. & Nash, S. T. (in press). Faith-based programs and interventions. In C. Renzetti, J. Edleson, & R. Bergen (eds), Sourcebook on Violence Against Women, 2nd Edition (pp.xx-xx). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc.

Gillum, T. L. (in press). The Intersection of Spirituality, Religion and Intimate Partner Violence in the African American Community. Monograph commissioned by the Institute on Domestic Violence in the African American Community (IDVAAC).

Gillum, T. L., Sun, C. J., & Woods, A. B. (2009). Can a health clinic-based intervention increase safety in abused women: results from a pilot study. Journal of Women’s Health, 18(8), 1259-1264.

Sullivan, C. M. & Gillum, T. L. (2009). Evaluating community-based services. In E. Stark & E. S. Buzawa (eds.), Violence Against Women in Families and Relationships, Volume 1, Victimization and the Community Response (pp. 55-71). Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger

Gillum, T. L. (2009). Improving service to African American survivors of IPV: From the voices of recipients of culturally specific services. Violence Against Women, 15(1), 57-80.

Gillum, T. L. (2008). The benefits of a culturally specific intimate partner violence intervention for African American survivors. Violence Against Women, 14(8), 917-943.

Gillum, T. L. (2008). Community response and needs of African American female survivors of domestic violence. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 23(1), 39-57.

Gillum, T. L. (2007). “How do I view my sister”: Stereotypic views of African American women and their potential to impact intimate partnerships. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, 15(2/3), 347-366.

Gillum, T. L., Sullivan, C. M. & Bybee, D. (2006). The importance of spirituality in the lives of domestic violence survivors. Violence Against Women, 12(3), 240-250.