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Webcast Roundtable: Mass Casualties, IPV, GBV and Family Violence: Exploring the Connections

July 18, 2022 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Primary site location:

Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel
1919 Upper Water St
Halifax, Nova Scotia

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  • Roundtable: Mass Casualties, IPV, GBV and Family Violence: Exploring the Connections
    • Dr. Wendy Cukier: Professor in Ted Rogers School of Management at Toronto Metropolitan University
    • Dr. Amanda Dale: Activist, legal scholar, non-profit sector consultant, and former Executive Director of the Barbra Schlifer Clinic
    • Dr. Myrna Dawson: Professor of Sociology and Research Leadership Chair, College of Social and Applied Human Sciences, University of Guelph
    • Dr. JaneMaree Maher: Professor in the Centre for Women’s Studies and Gender Research, Sociology, and Associate Dean Graduate Research in the Faculty of Arts at Monash University
    • Dr. Alison Marganski: Associate Professor and Director of Criminology at Le Moyne College in Syracuse, New York, USA
    • Dr. Jude McCulloch: Criminologist and experienced legal practitioner; Inaugural Director of the Monash Gender and Family Violence Prevention Centre
    • Dr. Barbara Perry: Professor in the Faculty of Social Science and Humanities at Ontario Tech University, and the Director of the Centre on Hate, Bias and Extremism.

Visit the Roundtables webpage to learn more about the core themes of the roundtables and the members participating.


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