Danielle Rousseau is an Assistant Professor at Boston University.
Dr. Rousseau’s professional focus has been in trauma services and gender advocacy. She is a social justice researcher and practitioner.
For more than a decade, Dr. Rousseau worked in the field of forensic mental health as a therapist in correctional facilities as well as in the community doing crisis response and victim advocacy.
Her research, teaching and practice focus on the areas of justice, trauma, gender, mental health, and mindfulness. She is an advocate of integrative, holistic approaches that support embodied self-care.
Dr. Rousseau is a licensed therapist and certified yoga teacher. She serves as the Director of Curriculum Development and Evaluation for Yoga 4 Change.
Her work is published in Criminal Justice Policy Review, Gender, Race, and Justice, Law and Society Review, The Annals of the Academy of Political and Social Sciences, The Journal of Yoga Service and other academic journals and books.
Dr. Rousseau is an author on the Yoga Service Council’s Best Practices for Yoga in the Criminal Justice System and is the Editor for Best Practices for Yoga with Sexual Trauma Survivors.