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Kristen Slack

Expert on child maltreatment prevention, child poverty, child welfare systems

Professor; chair of the PhD program in Social Welfare College of Letters and Science Work: 608-263-4630 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Child maltreatment prevention
  • Risk factors for child neglect
  • Reform of child welfare system
  • Relationship between poverty and child maltreatment


  • Member, Federal Child Neglect Research Consortium