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Kris Rose

Deputy Director
Office for Victims of Crime

Ms. Rose was an invited presenter at an NIJ-sponsored event.

Ms. Rose joined the Office for Victims of Crime in September, 2013. Prior to this, Ms. Rose was the Deputy Director for the National Institute of Justice (NIJ), the Department of Justice's research and evaluation arm. Ms. Rose also served as NIJ's Acting Director from 2009-2010. Prior to joining NIJ, Ms. Rose was the Chief of Staff at the Department's Office on Violence Against Women. While with the Department of Justice, Ms. Rose has spearheaded numerous large-scale projects in the area of violence against women, including the first national survey on stalking, the creation of a virtual practicum on sexual assault forensic exams, and an action research study on untested sexual assault kits. She is currently engaged in the creation of the Nation's first telemedicine center focused exclusively on providing sexual assault forensic exam assistance to medical providers in underserved areas. In 2012, Ms. Rose was selected for the Department of Justice's Leadership Excellence and Achievement Program (LEAP) and completed an 8-month developmental assignment as a victim advocate in the Victim/Witness Assistance Unit at the U.S. Attorney's Office in Washington, DC. Ms. Rose currently serves on the Sexual Assault Advisory Council for the U.S. Peace Corps and the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault. She holds a B.A. in sociology from George Mason University and an M.S. in criminal justice from Northeastern University.

Date Created: July 17, 2019