Dr. Mark S. Lachs

Director · Center for Aging Research and Clinical Care

Dr. Lachs is a Professor of Medicine and Co-Chief of the Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology at Weill Medical College.

Elder Abuse Neglect Adult Protective Services Functional Ability Ethics

Christina DeJong

Associate Professor of Criminal Justice · Michigan State University

Dr. DeJong can discuss gender, sexuality and crime; violence against women; sexual assault; genocide; and other criminal justice issues.

Gender, Sexuality, and Justice Genocide Sexual Assault and Sexual Violence Hate Crimes Violence Against Women

Professor Mhairi Gibson

Professor in Anthropology · University of Bristol

Researching cultural traditions and norms and the associated harmful risks to health

Child Care Female Lifestyles Public Health Community Lifestyles FGM

Tracie O. Afifi

Associate Professor, Community Health Sciences · University of Manitoba

Dr. Afifi's research interests are in the areas of child maltreatment and problem gambling.

Problem Gambling Domestic Violence Physical Punishment Child Maltreatment Sociology

Karen Dill-Shackleford, PhD

Doctoral Faculty - Media Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Media violence; Fandom and the construction of meaning from media; Media, race and gender.

Media Psychology Media Effects Social Psychology Gender Race

Nadine Wathen

Professor · University of Western Ontario

Nadine Wathen is committed to developing and mobilizing knowledge to improve the lives of women and children exposed to family violence.

health information Knowledge Mobilization violence against women/gender-based violence Child Maltreatment Domestic Violence

Professor Hazel Barrett

Professor in Development Geography · University Alliance

Professor Hazel Barrett is a leading researcher and campaigner on the issuer of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).

Human Rights Refugees Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in Africa Social Justice

Sandra Ka Hon Chu

Director of Research and Advocacy · Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network / Réseau juridique canadien VIH/sida

Human rights advocate for people living with, affected by and vulnerable to HIV.

Hiv / Aids Prison health Drug Policy Harm Reduction Sex Work and Prostitution Law

Holly Rosen

Director of MSU Safe Place · Michigan State University

Holly Rosen is an expert for over 30 years providing support services and educational information about relationship violence and stalking.

Safety Planning Expert Witness Stalking Social Work Field Instructor Intimate Partner Violence

Brenda Lee

Ph.D., C.Psych.(Cand.), Counsellor · University of Manitoba

Relationship and sex researcher (monogamy, infidelity, breakups, relationship maintenance, cyber/stalking); clinical therapist.

Psychology Clinical and Health Psychology Research Research Analysis Abnormal Psychology

Kari Sampsel

Medical Director, Sexual Assault and Partner Abuse Care Program, Attending Staff Emergency Physician · The Ottawa Hospital, Department of Emergency Medicine & University of Ottawa

Emergency Medicine, Sexual Assault and Partner Abuse Clinician, Educator and Advocate

Emergency Medicine Sexual Assault Domestic Violence Intimate Partner Violence Sexual Assault Awareness

Carolyn Snider

Emergency Physician at Winnipeg Health Sciences Centre & Medical Director · Emergency Department Violence Intervention Program

An academic emergency medicine physician dedicated to advocating for people affected by violence

Trauma Care Youth Violence Intimate Partner Violence Emergency Medicine

Sherri Green, PhD, MSW, LCSW

Associate Professor Department of Maternal and Child Health, Research Fellow Sheps Center For Health Services Research · UNC-Chapel Hill

Professor in the Gillings School of Public Health, with interests in substance use disorders and chronic health conditions rural populations

Rural Health Care Access Opioids Maternal and child health Drug Addiction and Treatment Public Health Policy Research

Catherine Cerulli

Director, Susan B. Anthony Center · University of Rochester

Cerulli is an expert in women's rights and equality, suffrage, and domestic violence

Women's rights and equality Domestic Violence Psychiatry Women's and Gender Studies Women work and welfare

Kim Goodman

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work Field Education · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Clinical Associate Professor focused on adults, healthy aging, and behavioral health.

Social Work Education Adults and Healthy Aging Mental Health Counseling Cancer and Women Oncology

Liz Walker

Managing Director · Youth Wellbeing Project

Sexuality educator, young people’s advocate, author and professional speaker

Sexual Health Youth Wellbeing Relationships and Sexuality Education Pornography

Betty Jo Barrett

Associate Professor, Women's and Gender Studies Program · University of Windsor

Research specialization: Gender Based Violence

Gender based violence Violence against women and children Domestic violence in LGBTQ2A+ communities Domestic violence against women Domestic violence and animal abuse

Nadia Islam

Associate Professor of Clinical Practice Social Work Dept. of Social Change and Innovation · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Nadia Islam co-chairs the professional Doctorate of Social Work (DSW) program.

Treatment Planning Clinical Operations Social Work Virtual Outpatient Behavioral Health Clinic Diagnostic Formulation

Beverly Younger

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Clinical Associate Professor focused on community, organization, and business innovation with a specialty in behavioral health and family.

Behavioral Health Work - Life Balance Social Workers and Business Social Work Education Social Work

Jungeun Olivia Lee

Assistant Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Jungeun Olivia Lee focuses on a relationship among SES, adverse childhood experiences, substance use, and its comorbid mental health.

SES Childhood Adversity Life Course Human Development Substance use