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William F. Connell School of Nursing

Stacy E. Garrity, RN, M.S., WHNP-BC

clinical assistant professor


Cushing Hall 303


  • M.S. - Boston College
  • B.S.N. - University of Massachusetts, Boston

Sexual assault; sexual communication skills; male perpetrators of sexual assault; forensic nursing; clinical nursing education

Stacy has been a faculty member at Boston College since the spring of 2002 when one of her former professors and mentors invited her to return to the school as adjunct faculty. In the fall of 2007, she began her full time service to the William F. Connell School of Nursing, where she teaches in both the undergraduate and graduate nursing programs. Stacy is certified as a women's health nurse practitioner and as a sexual assault nurse examiner (SANE) for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. She is currently the co-principal investigator on a research study that aims to examine the behavioral and attitudinal sexual experiences and perspectives of male college athletes. Her other research interests include sexual assault prevention programs for college aged men and examining male perpetrator risk factors for sexual assault. Stacy is currently enrolled in Ph.D .studies and is working to complete a second specialty in forensic nursing.


  • McClain, N.M., & Garrity, S.E. (2011). Sex Trafficking and the Exploitation of Adolescents. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecological, and Neonatal Nursing, 40(2), 243-252.
  • Garrity, S. (2011). A Critical Evaluation of Sexual Assault Prevention Programs Directed at College Aged Men. Journal of Forensic Nursing, 7(1), 40-48.