University of Toronto
Ramona Alaggia, MSW, PhD, is a Professor cross appointed between the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, and Women and Gender Studies Institute at the University of Toronto. She is deeply engaged in researching trauma and resilience across the life course focusing on gender based violence, child sexual abuse disclosures and mental health effects, intimate partner violence, and discovering ways to foster resilience in children, youth and adults exposed to violence. Dr. Alaggia promotes the use of trauma and resilience informed approaches for service delivery. Her current study examines the impact of the MeToo movement on sexual violence disclosures in Canada. The 3rd Edition of her book "Cruel but not Unusual: Violence in Relationships and Families in Canada" will be released in 2020.