Faculty conduct their research within world renowned interdisciplinary research institutes and centers on campus. The faculty’s affiliation with these centers and institutes provides them and graduate students with the opportunity to become fully integrated and engaged in a highly active and productive interdisciplinary research community. These are just a few examples.
The CCWPP engages in inter-disciplinary efforts to inform child welfare policy and practice knowledge through enhanced collaboration and communication among researchers, policymakers, and practitioners.
The Center for Demography and Ecology is a cooperative for social scientific demographic research and graduate training. Affiliates produce demographic research and data in the center’s five research areas: Demography of Inequality; Fertility, Families and Households; Health and the Life Course; Biodemography; and Environmental and Spatial Demography.
The Center for Demography of Health and Aging at UW-Madison supports research and training related to aging. The specific themes the center focuses on are: Aging and the life course; Biodemography; Determinants disparities of aging trajectories; Health economics and health services research; and Impacts of place on aging processes.