Preventing Child Sex Abuse in the #MeToo Era
April 14, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Marci A. Hamilton
Founder and CEO of CHILD USA
Prof. Marci A. Hamilton, the leading expert on statutes of limitations and access to justice for child sex abuse victims, will discuss the strategies to increase justice, including Statute of Limitations reform.
Hamilton is the Robert A. Fox Leadership Program Professor of Practice, and Fox Family Pavilion Resident Senior Fellow in the Program for Research on Religion at the University of Pennsylvania. She is also the founder, CEO, and Academic Director of CHILD USA, www.childusa.org, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit UPenn academic think tank dedicated to interdisciplinary, evidence-based research to stop child abuse and neglect.
She is the author of Justice Denied: What America Must Do to Protect Its Children(Cambridge University Press), which advocates for the elimination of child sex abuse statutes of limitations. She has won wide national recognition and numerous awards for her work on both child sex abuse and as a vocal and influential critic of extreme religious liberty.