Patrick O’Leary

Patrick O’Leary

Dr Patrick O’Leary is based at the University of Bath, in the Department of Social and Policy Sciences, he also is a visiting Associate Professor at the University of South Australia, in the School of Social Work and Social Policy.
Dr O’Leary has a longstanding interest in gendered violence, having worked as practitioner and researcher. He has worked on large national reviews of domestic violence programs with his colleague Dr Donna Chung. His research and publications have also examined the long-term effects of child sexual abuse.

Recently Dr O’Leary has worked in emergency responses to protecting children in humanitarian disasters in Sudan, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal and India.