Dr. Noël Busch-Armendariz has more than 20 years of experience working to end interpersonal violence. She is a professor and the associate dean of research at the School of Social Work at The University of Texas at Austin. Noël is also the director of the Institute on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (IDVSA), a collaboration of the Schools of Social Work, Nursing, and Law, and the Bureau for Business Research with more than 150 affiliate community organizations. Noël teaches graduate courses in domestic violence, human trafficking, research, and social policy and an undergraduate course on modern slavery.