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Mariel Barnes

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Expert on violence against women and politics

Assistant Professor of Public Affairs College of Letters and Science La Follette School of Public Affairs Work: 608-890-1725 Home page


  • Gender, women, and politics
  • Everyday forms of violence against women including domestic violence
  • Social welfare state, social and family policy


  • Sexual Violence Research Initiative faculty member
  • Evaluator of Wisconsin Domestic Violence Housing First Pilot Program
  • Daniel Louis and Genevieve Goldy Faculty Fellow (2022-2023)