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Michael Ungar

Michael Ungar

Dalhousie University

Michael Ungar, PhD, is a Family Therapist and Professor of Social Work at Dalhousie University where he holds the Canada Research Chair in Child, Family, and Community Resilience. Since 2002, Dr. Ungar has directed the Resilience Research Centre, designing multisite longitudinal research and evaluation projects in more than a dozen low, middle, and high-income countries, with much of that work focused on the resilience of marginalized children and families, and adult populations experiencing mental health challenges. His studies have focused on the resilience of children and families involved with child welfare and mental health services, refugee and immigrant youth populations, and community resilience, including resilience to violent extremism.