Shelby Elaine McDonald

Shelby Elaine McDonald

Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, Virginia Commonwealth University

Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, Virginia Commonwealth University

  • Research Interests

      • Gender-based violence
      • Prevention of violence against women and girls
      • Ethnocultural variations in children’s exposure to intimate partner violence and related socioemotional outcomes
      • Childhood trauma
      • Positive youth development
      • Human-animal interactions and anthrozoology
      • Advanced quantitative methods
      • Applied measurement
      • The application of Item Response Theory in social work research
  • Professional Affiliations

      • Society for Social Work & Research 
      • Council on Social Work Education
      • Society for Research on Child Development
      • American Psychological Association

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