Recent Invited Presentations

Fairbairn, J., R. Bivens, and M. Dawson. (2013). Sexual violence and social media: Building a framework for prevention. Crime Prevention Ottawa Sexual Violence and Social Media Knowledge Exchange and Communication Event, May 28.

Dawson, M. and T. Hotton Mahony. (2012). Re-examining the criminal justice response to intimate partner violence. SafeCity Mississauga Crime Prevention Conference, Nov. 9.

Dawson, M. and P. Jaffe. (2012). Reviewing risk assessment, risk management and safety planning recommendations of the Ontario Domestic Violence Death Review Committee. Knowledge Exchange on Domestic Violence Risk Assessment, Safety Planning and Risk Management. London, ON, Oct. 17-19.

Dawson, M. & H. Johnson. (2012). Conceptualizing an International Observatory on Justice Responses to Intimate Partner Violence: Learnings from the Canadian Experience, Australian Observatory Inaugural meeting, Griffiths University, Brisbane, QLD, May 4.

Dawson, M. (2012). Reducing death, changing systems or both? Understanding the role played by domestic violence death review committees in violence prevention, School of Social Science, University of Queensland, Brisbane, April 20.

Dawson, M. (2012). Justice by geography? Exploring spatial variation in official responses to violence in one Canadian province, TC Beirne School of Law, University of Queensland, Brisbane, April 13.

Dawson, M. (2012). Domestic homicides and death reviews: The Canadian experience. Paper presented at the Queensland Centre for Domestic & Family Violence Research, Mackay, Queensland, Australia, April 5.

Dawson, M. (2012). The role of police in the prevention of domestic homicides: Recommendations targeting policing from eight years of reviews. Paper presented to the Western Australia Police Major Crimes and Sex Crimes Executive Division, March 12.

Dawson, M. (2011). The Ontario Domestic Violence Death Review Team Model. Paper presented to the Australian Domestic Violence Death Review Network Inaugural Meeting, Sydney, New South Wales.

Dawson, M. (2011). Revisiting the feminist origins of the domestic violence movement to guide our move forward. Queensland Domestic Violence Remembrance Day Service, Brisbane.

Dawson, M. (2011). A Canadian perspective on the Report of the Domestic and Family Violence Death Review Panel 2012. Paper presented at the Queensland Domestic Violence Death Review Discussion Series, Brisbane, Queensland.

Dawson, M. (2011). The changing role of intimacy in law: Understanding the geographic and temporal aspects of society’s response to intimate partner violence. Paper presented in the Unviersity of Monash Criminology Seminar Series, Melbourne, Victoria.

Dawson, M. (2011). The Ontario Domestic Violence Death Review: Challenges and Achievements. Paper presented to the Coroner’s Court of Victoria Systematic Review of Family Violence Deaths, Melbourne, Victoria.

Dawson, M. (2011). The Ontario Domestic Violence Death Review: Challenges and Achievements. New South Wales Domestic Violence Death Review Team Inaugural Meeting, Sydney, New South Wales.

Dawson, M. (2010). Trends in homicide over time and space: Exploring variations in lethal violence against women in Ontario. Paper presented at Engaging Our Communities: Working Together to End Intimate Partner Violence, Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre National Research Day, University of New Brusnwick, November.

Dawson, M. and P. Jaffe. (2010). Education initiatives: Lessons learned about the importance of public and professional education. Paper presented at Moving Forward: Reducing the Risk of Lethal Domestic Violence Through Collaborative Threat Assessment and Risk Management, London, ON, October.

Dawson, M. and P. Jaffe. (2010). Emerging trends in the development of Canadian domestic homicide review committees: Ontario developments and lessons learned. Paper presented at the National Think Tank on the Prevention of Domestic Homicides, London, ON, October.

Dawson, M. (2010). Consideration for a Pan-Canadian Map of Family Violence Resources. Family Violence Prevention F/P/T Working Group Annual Meeting, Ottawa, June.

Wells, E. C. (2009, November). Victim participation in a domestic violence court: Preliminary findings with the victim impact statement and future research directions. Annual Meeting of the Canadian Observatory on the Justice System’s Response to Intimate Partner Violence.

Dawson, M. (2008). A snapshot of an Ontario specialized domestic violence court: What has changed in the four years since implementation? National Research Day, RESOLVE Manitoba, November.

Dawson, M. (2008). Domestic Homicides – Preventable Crimes? International Panel on Domestic Homicides, Research Day, RESOLVE Manitoba, Winnipeg, November.

Dawson, M. (2008). Domestic homicide in Canada: Examining changes over three decades. Discussion Series, The Canadian Observatory on the Justice System’s Response to Intimate Partner Violence, October. [Elluminate Online Computer Speaker Series]

Lucas, W., M. Dawson, and P. Jaffe. (2008). Lessons learned from tragedies: The Ontario DVDRC experience. Domestic Homicide Think Tank, London, ON, October 20-21.

Dawson, M. (2008). Violence against women: Research and Policy. Ministry of Community and Social Services, Toronto, ON.

Wells, E. C. (2008, November). Judicial attributions in sentencing: The battered woman before and after R. v. Lavallee. Paper presented at the RESOLVE National Research Day, Winnipeg, MB.