Prof. Jill Levenson Ph.D.

Prof. Jill Levenson is a licensed clinical social worker with more than 20 years experience in the human service field. She began her career as a child protection social worker in Baltimore and has worked in a variety of social service agencies over the years. In addition to teaching at Lynn, she maintains a small psychotherapy practice.

Levenson is also a nationally recognized expert in sexual violence and is frequently quoted in the media. She has testified in front of the Florida, Kansas, Vermont and New Mexico Legislatures and has contributed to an Amicus Brief submitted to the U.S. Supreme Court in the 2002 case of CT v. Doe, which addressed the constitutionality of Megan's Law. Levenson is actively engaged in several research projects funded by the National Institute of Justice, and serves on the editorial board of “Sexual Abuse: Journal of Research and Treatment.”

  • B.A., University of Pittsburgh
  • M.S.W., University of Maryland
  • Ph.D., Florida International University

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Publications and Multimedia
An Exchange Over The Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA)
Engage Volume 13, Issue 3 October 2012
December 21, 2012