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Christine Walsh


Associate Professor and Associate Dean of Research and Partnership, Faculty of Social Work; Adjunct Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, McMaster University

(403) 220-2274

Faculty of Social Work
University of Calgary
PF 4245, 2500 University Dr NW
Calgary, AB T2N 1N4


Research Interests and Projects:

Walsh’s research interests involve contributing to the understanding of violence across the lifespan, and populations affected by social exclusion, poverty and homelessness. Current research projects include:

  • Telling: Examining Cross-Cultural Patterns in Adolescent Maltreatment Disclosures, Social Science and Humanities Research Council.
  • Centre Street Urban Design and Social Strategy Project- Phase II & III, City of Calgary and Torode Realty
  • Elder Abuse: Developing an Approach to Measure Prevalence and Determinants, Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research
  • Optimal Shelter Design for Homeless Women: Site, Situation, and Service, Social Science and Humanities Research Council.
Research Activities: 

Child maltreatment, violence across the lifespan, poverty and homelessness

  • Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy)
  • M.S.W. (Master of Social Work)
  • M.Sc. (Master of Science)