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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.


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