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CSDE Research Affiliate

Rebecca Rebbe

Assistant Professor
University of Southern California


CSDE Research Areas:

  • Wellbeing of Families and Households

In the News:

Rebecca Rebbe is an Assistant Professor in the School of Social Work at the University of Southern California. Rebecca’s research examines the measurement of and community responses to child maltreatment. Her research is informed by 7 years of post-MSW practice working with families involved with the child welfare system, in both the public and private sectors. Rebecca has training using demographic methods and specializes in using population-based linked administrative datasets to better understand child maltreatment. She frequently partners with the Children’s Data Network at the University of Southern California and the Center for Social Sector Analytics & Technology at the University of Washington School of Social Work. Rebecca is the principal investigator of the NICHD-funded research project “The impact of COVID-19 on child maltreatment-related medical encounters and system responses using linked administrative data” (1R21HD105907-01). Her work has been published in academic journals such as The New England Journal of Medicine, The Journal of Pediatrics, and Child Maltreatment. For more information on Rebecca's research, please refer to her USC faculty webpage.