Areas of Expertise & Civic Involvements
Vissing is a pediatric and community sociologist and human rights advocate. She is a board member of the National Coalition for the Homeless, a member of the NH Juvenile Parole Board, and founding director of its Center for Childhood & Youth Studies at Salem State University. Vissing is a Policy Chair for the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child and works with the international community as well as the state of Massachusetts promoting child rights and wellbeing issues.
Talks and Briefings
Vissing has given talks on child rights at universities in the U.S. and abroad.