Stephanie Frogge, MTS, is the assistant director of the Institute for Restorative Justice & Restorative Dialogue at the University of Texas at Austin, School of Social Work.
Among other projects she coordinates Defense-Initiated Victim Outreach (DIVO) efforts throughout the state.
Stephanie has over thirty years' experience in the area of trauma response, victim services administration, victim assistance and activism, writing and speaking extensively on victim assistance and trauma issues. She is the former National Director of Victim Services at Mothers Against Drunk Driving's National office overseeing MADD's internationally recognized victim services programs. She also served two years as the Director of Peer Support Services for TAPS - Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors, a Washington, DC based national organization serving those whose loved ones have died while serving in the military.
She has presented hundreds of workshops, lectures and keynote presentations around the United States. She serves on numerous boards including the American Society of Victimology, Texas Victim Services Association and Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Victimology Section. She is an adjunct instructor in the School of Social Work at UT-Austin, in the Behavior Sciences Program at St. Edwards University in Austin, and formerly at Sam Houston State University in the College of Criminal Justice, where she teaches courses on social work in communities, juvenile delinquency and juvenile justice, victimology, victim services delivery, domestic violence and criminology.
Stephanie holds a bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice from Texas Christian University and a master's in Theological Studies from Brite Divinity School. She is also a trained mediator.