Tasseli McKay is a Social Science Researcher for RTI International's Center for Justice, Safety & Resilience.


With more than a decade of experience in public health research, Ms. McKay’s research examines intimate partner violence in marginalized communities, couple and family relationships in the context of justice system involvement, and strategies for improving health coverage and access to care among justice-involved persons. She has extensive experience in study design and instrument development, qualitative and quantitative analysis, and dissemination of findings through articles, issue briefs, technical reports, and presentations. Ms. McKay currently leads the Responding to Intimate Violence in Relationship programs (RIViR) study for the U.S. Administration for Children and Families and the Post-Incarceration Partner Violence study for the National Institute of Justice.