Our Team

Welcome to the Office of Gender-Based Violence. Together with community partners, grass-roots organizations, social workers, and survivors we aim to reimagine interventions for those affected by gender-based violence.

Jill Messing
Office Director, Associate Professor
School of Social Work (SSW)
602-496-1193
Tina Jiwatram-Negron
Assistant Professor
School of Social Work (SSW)
Megan Lindsay
Assistant Research Professor
School of Social Work (SSW)
Assistant Professor
School of Social Work (SSW)
602-496-0075
Lauren Reed
Assistant Professor
School of Social Work (SSW)
Karin Wachter
Assistant Professor
School of Social Work (SSW)
602-496-0018
Associate Professor
Edson College - Research Faculty
Associate Professor
SST Women and Gender Studies
480-965-8655
Associate Professor
School of Criminology & Criminal Justice (CCJ)
602-496-2347
Senior Lecturer
SST Justice and Social Inquiry
Professor
School of Criminology & Criminal Justice (CCJ)
Crista Johnson
Associate Research Professor
Southwest Interdisciplinary Research Center (SIRC)
703-304-9774
Associate Professor
School of Criminology & Criminal Justice (CCJ)

Current PhD Students

Andrea Kappas
PhD student
School of Social Work (SSW)
PhD student
School of Social Work (SSW)
PhD student
School of Social Work (SSW)

Postdoctoral Scholars

Postdoctoral Scholar
Office of Gender-Based Violence (OGBV)

Alumni

Assistant Professor
University of Kansas
Assistant Professor
University of Georgia
Assistant Professor
Ball State University

Community Specialists

Virginia Bagby
Program Coordinator, Senior
School of Social Work (SSW)
602-496-1312
Jill Etienne
Senior Research Analyst
School of Social Work (SSW)
Julie Greenberg
Program Coordinator Sr
School of Social Work (SSW)
Program Coordinator Sr
Office of Gender-Based Violence (OGBV)
602-496-0074

AmeriCorps VISTA

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AmeriCorps VISTA member
Office of Gender-Based Violence (OGBV)
AmeriCorps VISTA Leader
Office of Gender-Based Violence (OGBV)