Barb MacQuarrie

Barb MacQuarrie

Community Director
Centre for Research and Education on Violence Against Women & Children, Western University

Barb MacQuarrie conducts research and develops evidence based education and prevention initiatives involving both community-based and university-based partners. She has led research and education initiatives to address gendered violence and harassment in the workplace since the 90s. Recent research and education initiatives have focused on sexual violence on campuses and workplace education on domestic violence in 2014, working in collaboration with the Canadian Labour Congress, she coordinated the first Canadian national study on the impacts of domestic violence on the workplace. She collaborates with researchers from Canada, South America and Europe to continue developing new approaches to addressing gendered workplace violence.