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USD Ph.D. student selected to participate at Haruv Institute international child maltreatment workshop

VERMILLION, S.D. -- Eliann Carr, a University of South Dakota Ph.D. student in Counseling and Psychology in Education, is one of less than a dozen Ph.D. candidates from around the world who will participate in the second Haruv Institute Ph.D. Workshop on Child Maltreatment in Jerusalem this October.

Carr, who resides in Beresford, S.D. but is originally from Wheat Ridge, Colo., earned a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Alaska-Anchorage. She is specializing in Human Development and Educational Psychology while studying at USD.

The Haruv Institute, part of The Hebrew University, is Israel’s leading authority on child abuse and neglect. Established by the Schusterman Foundation – Israel in 2007, its mission is to become an international center of excellence contributing to the reduction of child maltreatment; and to create and nurture a capable and skillful community of professionals dedicated to the welfare of children who have suffered from all types of abuse—psychological, physical, and sexual, as well as neglect.


Founded in 1862 and the first university in the Dakotas, the University of South Dakota is the only public liberal arts university in the state, with 202 undergraduate and 78 graduate programs in the College of Arts & Sciences, School of Education, Knudson School of Law, Sanford School of Medicine, School of Health Sciences, Beacom School of Business and College of Fine Arts. With an enrollment of nearly 10,000 students and more than 400 faculty, USD has a 16:1 student/faculty ratio, and it ranks among the best in academics and affordability. USD’s 18 athletic programs compete at the NCAA Division I level.

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Hanna DeLange
USD News