2023 News

2023 News

October 2023–Dr. Lara Gerassi (Sandra Rosenbaum School of Social Work) is awarded tenure by UW-Madison!

September 2023—Drs. Rahul Chatterjee (Computer Science) and Kate Walsh (Psychology, Gender & Women’s Studies) are awarded a $750,000 grant from the Department of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime to expand access to the tech clinic throughout rural parts of Wisconsin.

September 2023–Dr. Kate Walsh (Psychology, Gender & Women’s Studies) is awarded a $4.2M grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse to test a video and text messaging intervention to prevent the onset and escalation of PTSD and opioid misuse among recent sexual violence survivors.

August 2023—Dr. Kate Walsh’s third-year graduate student, Padideh Hassanpour, is awarded a 9 month fellowship from the UW-Madison Institute for Diversity Science!

August 2023—Dr LB Klein’s first-year graduate student, Taylan Stulting, is awarded a Kemper Knapp fellowship from UW-Madison!

May 2023—Drs. Jeneile Luebke (Nursing), LB Klein (Social Work), and Kate Walsh (Psychology, Gender & Women’s Studies) are awarded a $250,000 Social and Economic Inclusion grant from UW-Madison’s OVCGRE to study barriers to care among sexual violence survivors of color, LGBTQ+ survivors, and survivors living in poverty.