Melissa  Jonson-Reid, PhD

Melissa Jonson-Reid, PhD

Center Director for CICM

Melissa Jonson-Reid, PhD, MSW is the Ralph & Muriel Pumphrey Professor of Social Work at The Brown School and Director of the PhD program. She is a nationally known researcher in child maltreatment and outcomes, child welfare policy, and cross-sector services participation and coordination. She is author and co-author of numerous peer review articles, book chapters and books.  Her latest book co-authored with Brett Drake “After the Cradle Falls: What child abuse is, how we respond to it, and what you can do about it” was aimed at reaching out to the public and policy makers to engage them in efforts to address this significant public health problem.