PhD Students and Alumni on the Job Market

The PhD Program in Social Welfare at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is proud to announce our PhD candidates (and graduates) on the job market. Please do not hesitate to contact us if we can be of further assistance in your faculty recruitment.

Stephanie A. Robert, MSW, PhD, Director, School of Social Work

Pajarita Charles, PhD, Doctoral Program Director School of Social Work

2023-2024 PhD Students on the Job Market

Leah Awkward-Rich

Credentials: PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2024 (expected); BA, Oberlin College, 2017

Position title: Project Assistant

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Email: awkwardrich@wisc.edu

Seungmi L. Cho

Credentials: PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2024 (expected); MSW, University of Wisconsin- Madison, 2007; BSSW, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2006

Position title: Instructor

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Email: seungmi.cho@wisc.edu

Jaime Goldberg

Credentials: PhD, MSW, LCSW

Position title: Research Specialist

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Email: jhgoldberg@wisc.edu

Michael Hoffmeister

Credentials: PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2024 (expected); MSW, UW-Madison, 2014; BSW, UW-Madison, 2013

Position title: Teaching Faculty I; Project Assistant

Pronouns: he/him/his

Email: mhoffmeister@wisc.edu

Yoona Kim

Credentials: PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2024 (expected); MSW, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2021; MIPA, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2016; BA, Kyung Hee University, 2012

Position title: Project Assistant

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Email: yoona.kim@wisc.edu

Kiley McLean

Credentials: PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison, May, 2023; MSW, Columbia University, 2018; MS, Bank Street College of Education, 2016; BA, College of the Holy Cross, 2014

Position title: Post Doctoral Research Fellow; Lecturer

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Email: kjmclean@wisc.edu

Sakara Wages

Credentials: PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2023 (expected); MSW, University of Wisconsin-Madison; BS, University of Wisconsin-Platteville, 2017

Position title: Lecturer

Email: sakara@subversivesocialwork.com