Ava Carcirieri, PhDDirector of Special Court ProgramsDelaware Family Court
Dr. Ava Carcirieri has worked at Delaware Family Court for 6 years, holding several positions that focused on court improvement. As a data analyst, she was able to specialize in data visualization and presentation while finishing her doctorate. As a Domestic Violence Coordinator, she was able to publish several special issue articles about Delaware’s civil protection order process and coordinated several DV improvement initiatives within Family Court. She is currently the Director of Special Programs, and leads improvement initiatives around domestic violence, child welfare, vicarious trauma, and technology. Her research is primarily focused on civil protection orders and procedural justice for litigants and has several published works about the civil protection process and practitioner research.