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Ashley Stewart-Tufescu

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Social Work, University of Manitoba

Dr. Stewart-Tufescu is an Assistant Professor and Registered Social Worker whose research and direct practice focuses on children’s rights and child maltreatment. Her work aims to: (1) prevent violence against children by implementing and evaluating evidence-based interventions to promote healthy child development, enhance family relationships, and support community well-being; and (2) address the historical and contemporary social injustices, systemic barriers, and policy and legislation that normalize and perpetuate childhood adversity and the associated intergenerational transmission of trauma and violence.

Experience

  • 2021–present
    Scientist, Children's Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba
  • 2021–present
    Assistant Professor , University of Manitoba