Articles By

David
Finkelhor
David Finkelhor is the Director of the Crimes against Children Research Center, Co-Director of the Family Research Laboratory, and Professor of Sociology at the University of New Hampshire. He has been studying the problems of child victimization, child maltreatment and family violence since 1977.

The Aftermath of Sextortion

David FinkelhorSeptember 29, 2016
Research Into Practice
Co-authored by Janis Wolak, Senior Researcher, University of New Hampshire Crimes Against Children Research CenterSextortion—threats to expose sexual images—can spark life-altering crises in the lives of young people. A new report we authored for University of New Hampshire’s Crimes against Children Research Center (CCRC) aims to shed some light on this new phenomenon and its consequences. Those consequences are far-reaching: One-in-fo...Continue