Ashley Stewart-Tufescu


  • Accepting Students: Yes
  • Research Category: Brain, Behaviour, and Development


Current Positions

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Social Work
Research Affiliate, Centre for Human Rights Research


PhD (Applied Health Sciences), University of Manitoba
MSc (Family Social Sciences), University of Manitoba
Certificate in Infant Mental Health, York University
BSW, University of Regina
BA Honours (Anthropology & Archaeology), University of Saskatchewan

Research Focus

Dr. Stewart-Tufescu's program of research aims to prevent child maltreatment by implementing rights-informed evidence-based parenting interventions designed to promote healthy child development, enhance family relationships, and support community well-being.

Research Interests

- Child maltreatment
- Peer victimization
- Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs)
- Trauma-informed research methods
- Program evaluation
- Implementation science