Dr. Sherry Hamby
Sherry Hamby, Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist and the founding editor of the APA journal Psychology of Violence. She is Director of the Appalachian Center for Resilience Research and Research Professor of Psychology at the University of the South, working more than 20 years on the problem of violence, including crisis intervention, therapy, involvement in grassroots organizations, and research published in 150 articles and books. Her most recent books include, Battered Women’s Protective Strategies: Stronger than You Think and The Web Of Violence: Exploring Connections Among Different Forms Of Interpersonal Violence And Abuse. She is the recipient of numerous honors from national organizations. Dr. Hamby’s work has appeared in the New York Times, Huffington Post, the Los Angeles Times, Psychology Today, and hundreds of other media outlets. Her most recent work focuses on the “ordinary magic” of resilience that is attainable even after significant adversity.