Ortner Center on Violence & Abuse in Relationships

Experts on child abuse, exploring a graduate specialization and upcoming events - Winter 2018
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Susan B. Sorenson welcomes the new year with a message of new beginnings. Learn about the projects in progress and upcoming events. Read the Director's Message here

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Ortner Center Scholar, Cathy Spatz Widom, a renowned researcher on the intergenerational effects of child maltreatment whose work has multiple implications for policy and practice, is interviewed. Read more here.

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Aishah Shahidah Simmons, a celebrated documentary film-maker and Ortner Center Scholar, writes about her work to address sexual abuse during childhood. Read more here.

Save the date for two unique upcoming events. Details here