Charles Ransford, MPP
Senior Researcher, Cure Violence
University of Illinois at Chicago
Charles Ransford is the Senior Researcher at Cure Violence, an international public health initiative supporting community-based and city-wide violence prevention based at the University of Illinois at Chicago. His primary responsibility is to advance the theoretical basis for the Cure Violence model for preventing violence. In addition, Mr. Ransford also conducts research on the effectiveness of the model, helps to improve data collection, and works to change how people think about the issue of violence. Mr. Ransford has published papers on the Cure Violence model as well as issue of violence. Mr. Ransford trained in Urban Policy at the Harris School for Public Policy at the University of Chicago.