Maggie McGuire

Research Assistant
Begun Center for Violence Prevention Research and Education
Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences

Maggie has been involved in anti-sexual violence work for over 5 years. She started with hotline volunteering at the Cleveland Rape Crisis Center, and then held multiple positions most recently with Ohio’s statewide coalition, the Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence.  In 2017, she presented the workshop “Better Data, Stronger Stories” at the Attorney General’s Two Days in May conference.

She received her Bachelor’s degree in anthropology from Cleveland State University and is currently pursuing a Master’s of Public Health from Consortium of Eastern Ohio Master of Public Health.

Q: Why is your work at the Begun Center important to you, to our community, and to the world? From experience working with and advocating for survivors of sexual assault, I am motivated to be apart of research that can improve their experience within the systems and best practices of practitioners in the field.

Q: What is a cause about which you are particularly passionate? Improving the quality of public health services for undeserved populations