Margaret Bassett

Margaret Bassett

Project Manager and Lecturer

Margaret Bassett, LPC-S, is the director of the Expert Witness Programs at the Institute on Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault (IDVSA).

Margaret has worked in the field of domestic violence and sexual assault for more than 25 years. She has served as a victim witness counselor in Travis County with victims of intimate partner violence felony crimes, and as a counselor and manager in various shelters. She has worked with at-risk youth and families, provided emergency triage and assessment of adults in psychiatric distress, and has served in the Dominican Republic as a Peace Corp volunteer.

Curriculum Vitae (PDF)

Professional Interests

Domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, expert witness training.


Teaching History


Social Work Building


Mailing Address

The University of Texas
School of Social Work
1925 San Jacinto Blvd D3500
Austin, TX 78712-0358