Dr David Adams, Betty Taylor.

Dr Adams, Ed.D. is co-founder as well as co-director of Emerge, the first counseling program in the United States for men who abuse women. Dr Adams has led groups for men who batter, and conducted outreach to victims of abuse, for 33 years. He has led parenting education classes for fathers for 10 years and is one of the nation’s leading experts on men who batter. As well as conducted trainings of social service and criminal justice professionals in 44 states and 15 nations, he has published numerous articles and book chapters. His book, “Why Do They Kill? Men Who Murder Their Intimate Partners” was published by Vanderbilt University Press in September 2007.