Marceline Naudi received her first degree from University of Malta (1980), her Master’s Degree in Women’s Studies from University of Bradford (U.K.) (1990) and her Doctorate from Manchester University (2004). A social worker by profession, her practice (in England, Ireland and Malta) included work with children and young people in care and their families, ex-offenders, homeless people, persons with mental health support needs and survivors of domestic violence. She is Head of the Department of Gender Studies and contributes to teaching and supervision of student research within several other University Departments on gender issues, violence against women and other anti-oppressive issues (LGBTIQ, ethnicities, disabilities) at Diploma, Bachelor, Master and Doctoral level. She is the Scientific Co-ordinator of the European Observatory on Femicide which was launched on the 1st of March 2018 and is currently hosted by the University of Malta. She has contributed to research and reports for several EU projects and Institutions, such as FRA and EIGE, on the issues of gender and violence against women among others. She is Regional Editor of the Journal on Gender Based Violence, and is currently co-editing a special issue. She is active in the issues of gender equality and violence against women, as well as wider human rights issues, and has convened, chaired and presented at many conferences, seminars and meetings, both in Malta and Europe. She represented Malta on the Council of Europe ad Hoc Committee on Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (CAHVIO) which drafted the Istanbul Convention, and is now an elected member and 1st vice-president of its Group of Experts, the GREVIO. She has supported and acted as consultant to various organisations in the field of violence against women, gender, LGBTIQ, racism and ethnicity, and continues to support, sit on the boards of management and act as consultant to various NGOs in the field. She also served as the Chairperson of the Commission on Domestic Violence (Malta) from 2006 to 2010 and as a member and Chairperson of the Gender Issues Committee of the University of Malta for many years.
SWP5140 - Social Work Theory and Models of Practice
Current Projects and Awards
EU COST IS1210 Appearance Matters EU COST IS1206 Femicide across Europe DG JUST 2015 DAPHNE Action Grant - 'Zero Violence - Full Cooperation' DG JUST 2015 DAPHNE Action Grant - 'Developing Bystanders' Approaches to Sexual Harassment among Young People