Abigail Gewirtz
  • Professor, Department of Family Social Science and the Institute of Child Development
  • Principal Investigator, ADAPT
  • College of Education and Human Development (CEHD)
  • University of Minnesota

Abi’s research focuses on the implementation and dissemination of evidence-based practices focused on parenting in highly-stressed families. Her research projects have included diverse populations of families exposed to adversity. These include the current study of National Guard and Reserve Families in Minnesota outlined above, as well as projects with families exposed to homelessness, intimate partner violence and war. In addition, Abi is conducting a study of parenting in families affected by exposure to missile attacks in Israel.

Abi was named Professional of the Year in 2011, by the Minnesota Chapter of the National Alliance for Mental Illness.

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College of Education and Human Development

104 Burton Hall, 178 Pillsbury Drive SE, Minneapolis, MN, 55455

P: 612-626-9252

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