CCRI collaborates with psychology and human development scholars across the nation on research that advances scientific understandings of image-based sexual abuse. These in-depth qualitative and quantitative investigations provide crucial data that help CCRI develop evidence-based best practices as relates to law, tech policy, prevention efforts, and victim services.
CCRI’s Head of Research is Dr. Asia Eaton, Associate Professor of Psychology at Florida International University. Under her supervision, CCRI conducted rigorous empirical research to estimate the prevalence of NCP perpetration and victimization nationwide, and to examine the risk factors for and consequences of NCP victimization and perpetration. The resulting report of this first-ever nationwide study revealed that 1 in 8 social media users have been targeted by NCP, and 1 in 20 social media users are perpetrators of NCP.
Dr. Asia Eaton,
CCRI Head of Research
Florida International University