|L ro r: Dr. Myrstol, Katie TePas, and Panu Lucier|
after their presentation.
Dr. Myrstol, Panu Lucier of Crane Song Consulting, and Katie TePas, Director, Statewide Services, Alaska Department of Public Safety, discussed "The Importance of the Question and Context in Developing Your Research Methodology." Their session was part of the National Institute of Justice Indian Country Research Initiatives Track.
Dr. André Rosay, Executive Visiting Research Fellow with the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) and Director of the Justice Center, spoke at the conference about "The National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey: 2010 Findings on Violence Against American Indian and Alaska Native Women and Men." Dr. Rosay conducted the analysis of the data from the survey. He also presented on the topic of "Crime and Violence in Indian Country: The Myths, the Facts, and the Importance of Research."
|Dr. Rosay, at podium, discusses how research impacts policy and practice.|