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Christine Wekerle

Christine Wekerle

McMaster University

Christine Wekerle, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics and an associate member of the Offord Centre for Child Studies at McMaster University. She is Editor-in-Chief of Child Abuse & Neglect, and founder of the International Journal of Child and Adolescent Resilience. Dr. Wekerle's program of research encompases the areas of parenting and the prevention of family violence, including child welfare populations and particularly adolescents who are receiving child protection services and their outcome across physical, mental, and financial health domains. Her recent work involves child maltreatment, sexual violence victimization on male youth, and includes the development of an app (JoyPop) to support daily resilient functioning.