Dr. Grinshteyn is an assistant professor in the School of Nursing and Health Professions, where she teaches a variety of courses in the MPH program. Her primary research interest relates to fear of crime and fear of violent victimization, and the association of fear with a variety of health outcomes. She is particularly interested in population-based health disparities associated with fear of violence and specifically examines these topics among older adults. Erin also does work examining neighborhood characteristics associated with fear of victimization.

PhD in Health Services, Fielding School of Public Health, UCLA
MS in Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University
BA in Sociology, Brandeis University
Assistant Professor, USF, 2016–present
Assistant Professor, UNR, 2013–16
Teaching Fellow, UCLA, 2007–12
Selected Publications

Grinshteyn, E., & Hemenway, D. (2019) Violent Death Rates in the US Compared to Those of the Other High-Income Countries, 2015. Preventive Medicine.123:20-26. doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2019.02.026

Grinshteyn E., Xu H., Manteuffel B., Ettner S.L. (2018). The associations of area-level crime rates and self-reported crime exposure with adolescent behavioral health. Community Mental Health Journal, 54(3),252-258. doi: 10.1007/s10597-017-0159-y

Grinshteyn, E.G., Cunningham, W.E., Eisenman, D.P., Andersen, R., & Ettner, S.L. (2017). Fear of violent crime and anxiety/depression among adolescents. Mental Health & Prevention, 8, 39-45. doi: 10.1016/j.mhp.2017.07.002

Grinshteyn, E., & Yang, Y.T. (2017). The association between electronic bullying and school absenteeism among high school students in the United States. Journal of school health, 87(2), 142-149. doi: 10.1111/josh.12476

Yang, Y.T., & Grinshteyn, E. (2016). Safer Cyberspace Through Legal Intervention: A Comparative Review of Cyberbullying Legislation. World Medical & Health Policy, 8(4), 458-477. doi: 10.1002/wmh3.206

Grinshteyn, E.G., Eisenman, D.P., Cunningham, W.E., Andersen, R., & Ettner, S.L. (2016). Individual-and neighborhood-level determinants of fear of violent crime among adolescents. Family & community health, 39(2), 103-112. doi: 10.1097/FCH.0000000000000095