Theresa C. Hayden

Professor of Social Work


Has completed a doctorate in social work from University of Louisville Kent School, earned two master degrees (social work Kent School and religious education Fordham University), and a bachelor in psychology from Brescia University. She has been a professor at the University of Louisville, Department of Criminal Justice since 2005. Her research and teaching interest include human trafficking, generational family violence, research methods, and statistical analysis. In addition, she has presented on human trafficking at international, state, and local conferences. She is a Board Member of People Against Trafficking Humans (PATH) Coalition of Kentucky and actively engaged with community awareness on the crime of human trafficking.