Meredeth Turshen

Professor Emerita
Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy

Key topics: Gender & sexuality; violence against women; Violence against women in the new African wars; African child poverty: the gender dimension; Race relations, gender, and violence in the Congo

Meredeth Turshen is Professor Emerita; she taught at Rutgers University for 35 years. She has written six books, Women's health movements: a global force for change (2019, 2007), The political ecology of disease in Tanzania (1984), The politics…

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Abigail Williams-Butler

Assistant Professor
School of Social Work

Key topics: Child and adolescent development; the child welfare system; the juvenile justice system; racial disparities within the child welfare and juvenile justice systems; intersectionality within the child welfare and juvenile justice systems

Abigail Williams-Butler received her PhD from the University of Michigan in the Joint Social Work and Developmental Psychology program. Her research agenda is informed by her practice experience as a residential counselor for adolescents with…

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