LB Klein, PhD, MSW, MPA (she/her or they/them)
Dr. Klein's research and consulting focuses on gender-based violence prevention, intervention, and policy with interests in LGBTQ+ health, equity in higher education, and bridging the gap between research and practice. She will be an Anna Julia Cooper Post-Doctoral Fellow in August 2021 and an assistant professor in August 2022 in the Sandra Rosenbaum School of Social Work at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Dr. Klein’s research has been published in theJournal of Interpersonal Violence; Journal of American College Health; Journal of Human Trafficking; Trauma, Violence, and Abuse; Global Social Welfare, SocialWork, andJournal of Social Work Education, and other publications. You can learn more about her research on Google Scholar. She has served as a consultant, trainer, and evaluator for organizations, colleges and universities, and coalitions nationally and internationally through Soteria Solutions, Prevention Innovations Research Center (PIRC) at the University of New Hampshire, and her consulting partnership, Catalytical Consulting LLC.
Dr. Klein holds a bachelor's degree in history and master's degree in clinical social work from Washington University in St. Louis, a master's in public administration from the Program on Gender-Based Violence at the University of Colorado Denver, a graduate certificate in LGBT health from Drexel University, and a PhD in social work from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She previously worked in various campus and community capacities including directing Emory University's interpersonal violence prevention and advocacy efforts (now the Office of Respect) and St. Louis County's specialized domestic violence court volunteer program. You can follow her on Twitter at @LB_Klein.