By Meghan Chua
Professor Daniel R. Meyer of the School of Social Work and Institute for Research on Poverty has received a Kellett Mid-Career Award to recognize his outstanding research career and commitment to teaching.
A leading expert in child support policy and its effect on families, Meyer has made large contributions to the body of research and influenced public policy on a nationwide scale.
With the award, supported by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, Meyer receives $60,000 in flexible research funding. Only nine faculty members around campus received the award this year, each of whom are seven to 20 years past their first promotion to a tenured position.
Meyer’s research addresses nationwide trends in individual well-being related...