This SSHRC-funded project is being lead by Dr. Carmen Gill, Director, Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research, University of New Brunswick. Dr. Dawson is one of several Co-Investigators from across the country and a member of the CO Executive Committee.
Project Description: The Canadian observatory on the justice system response to intimate partner violence is an international network of researchers, practitioners and policy-makers from across many disciplines. The Canadian observatory supports rigorous inter-jurisdictional analysis on the justice system response to intimate partner violence focusing on identifying policies and strategies to resolve intimate partner violence and exploring how the justice system functions across the country and abroad. http://www2.unb.ca/observ/