Mobilizing Men for Violence Prevention

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Mobilizing Men for Violence Prevention is a research collaboration between the social work programs at the University of Michigan, the University of Kansas and the University of Washington, Tacoma. Founded in 2008, the mission of the Global Research Program on Mobilizing Men for Violence Prevention (MMVP) is to develop effective strategies with men to create respectful relationships and prevent childhood exposure to family violence. This project will examine early prevention strategies to engage new fathers and non-violent men in preventing violence against women and children.

MMVP is a member of MenEngage, a Gender Justice Network.

Contact MMVP

Prof. Richard M. Tolman, Co-Director
University of Michigan School of Social Work
1080 S. University
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-1106
Associate Prof. Erin Casey, Co-Director
University of Washington Tacoma
School of Social Work and Criminal Justice
Campus Box 358425
1900 Commerce Street
Tacoma, WA 98402
  • Christopher Allen, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychology, University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • Juliana Carlson, PhD, AM, Assistant Professor, University of Kansas School of Social Welfare
  • Prof. Jeff Edleson, PhD, MMVP Founder and Dean, University of California, Berkeley School of Social Welfare
  • Cliff Leek, Stony Brook University Department of Sociology, Doctoral Student
  • Heather Storer-Smith, MSW, University of Washington School of Social Work Doctoral Student

Global Advisory Council

  • Juan Carlos Arean, Casa de Esperanza, United States
  • Humberto Carolo, White Ribbon Campaign, Canada
  • Edward Chan, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Deborah Daro, University of Chicago, United States
  • Maria Eriksson, University of Uppsala, Sweden
  • Rus Funk, Consultant and Executive Director of MensWork, United States
  • Muhammad M. Haj-Yahia, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
  • David Lee, California Coalition Against Sexual Assault & Prevent Connect, United States
  • Pat McGann, Men Can Stop Rape, United States
  • Dean Peacock, Sonke Gender Justice & MenEngage, South Africa
  • Einat Peled, Tel Aviv University, Israel
  • Angela Taft, La Trobe University, Australia
  • Oliver Williams, University of Minnesota, United States
  • Jewel Woods, Renaissance Male Project, United States

Copyright 2008-2013 by Jeffrey L. Edleson, Richard M. Tolman and Erin Casey