Anna-Lee Straatman (Ontario)

Anna-Lee StraatmanAnna-Lee Straatman completed her Masters degree in Library and Information Science from the University of Western Ontario in 1993. From 1993-2001, Anna-Lee worked as Project Manager for the Youth Relationships Project, an adolescent dating violence prevention program and research under the direction of Dr. David Wolfe. From 1998-2001, Anna-Lee was the Project Manager for the Girl Child project under the supervision of Dr. Helene Berman. She was affiliated with the Centre as a Community Research Associate for many years and assumed the role of centre manager from 2010 to 2015.  Anna-Lee has conducted interviews with more than two hundred adult survivors of child sexual abuse, including historical abuse in institutions. Anna-Lee has worked with various Victim Service agencies developing educational and training materials regarding trauma, domestic violence and other crimes against persons.  Anna-Lee is the Project Manager of the Canadian Domestic Homicide Prevention Initiative with Vulnerable Populations, a five-year Partnership grant funded by the Social Sciences Humanities Research Council of Canada, directed by Dr. Peter Jaffe and Dr. Myrna Dawson.