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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Focus Carolina: Rebecca Macy

Dr. Rebecca Macy is the L. Richardson Preyer Distinguished Chair for Strengthening Families in the School of Social Work. She is passionate about ending family violence. Her work is focused on finding the best interventions for people who have been victims of domestic violence/intimate partner violence. She is also interested in helping victims of human trafficking live safe, independent lives. In January, Dr. Macy will be inducted into the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare.

About Focus Carolina

Every day, faculty members at UNC-Chapel Hill engage in groundbreaking research, innovative teaching and public service that makes an impact in our community and the state, nation and the world.

Tune in to Focus Carolina during morning, noon and evening drive times and on the weekends to hear their stories and find out what ignites their passion for their work. Focus Carolina is an exclusive program on WCHL, sponsored by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. You can listen to WCHL at 97.9 FM or 1360 AM.