PHD STUDENTS ON THE JOB MARKET

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

DOCTORAL PROGRAM DIRECTOR

KRISTEN SHOOK SLACK, AM, PHD

SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK DIRECTOR

STEPHANIE A. ROBERT, MSW, PHD

Current Job Market Candidates

Marissa Abbott

Credentials: MPH, University of Rochester, 2015; BA, Epidemiology, University of Rochester, 2014

Sydney Alhadeff

Credentials: BSW + BA in Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2020

Position title: Teaching Assistant

Donald Anderson

Position title: Sr. Lecturer Emeritus

Kristy Anderson

Credentials: MSW, Washington Unversity in St. Louis, 2012; BA, Truman State University, 2009

Leah Awkward-Rich

Credentials: BA, Oberlin College, 2017

David Barger

Credentials: BA, English, North Carolina State University; MS, Forestry, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Position title: Department Manager

Judi Bartfeld

Credentials: PhD, Social Welfare, University of Wisconsin–Madison; BS, Psychology, Johns Hopkins University

Position title: Faculty Affiliate

Amy Basel

Credentials: BA, Psychology, UW-Madison

Position title: Field Program Assistant

Lonnie Berger

Credentials: PhD, Columbia University, 2002; MSW, Hunter College, 1997; BA, Rutgers University, 1993

Position title: Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor

Norma Berkowitz

Position title: Clinical Assistant Professor Emerita

Courtney Bingham

Credentials: BA, Beloit College, 2019

Position title: Admissions Coordinator

Lauren Bishop

Credentials: PhD, University of Pittsburgh, 2015; MSW, University of Pittsburgh, 2011; BA, University of Colorado at Boulder, 2006

Position title: Assistant Professor

Jacquelyn Boggess

Credentials: JD, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1982.

Position title: Lecturer

John Borquist

Credentials: MSSW, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1968

Position title: Field Faculty Associate

Sara Boughton

Credentials: MSW, University of Wisconsin-MadisonBSW, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

Position title: Lecturer (Eau Claire)

Jennifer Braunginn

Credentials: MSSW, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1982; BA Social Work, University of Wisconsin-Madison,1976

Position title: Field Faculty Associate

Lindsay Brekke

Position title: Adjunct Lecturer (Eau Claire)

Michael Bruce

Position title: Lecturer

Meghan Burge

Credentials: MSW, UW-Madison

Position title: Adjunct Field Lecturer

Kristin Burki

Position title: Adjunct Field Lecturer

Joan Burns

Position title: Clinical Professor Emerita

Yixia Cai

Credentials: MSW, Columbia University, 2016; MS, University College London, 2014; BA, Zhejiang University of Media and Communications, 2013

Maria Cancian

Credentials: PhD, Economics, University of Michigan, 1993; MA, Economics, University of Michigan, 1990; BA, Swarthmore College, 1985

Position title: Professor Emerita

Rosemarie Carbino

Credentials: MSW, Catholic University, 1964

Position title: Clinical Professor Emerita

Ron Chance

Position title: Field Faculty Associate

Pajarita Charles

Credentials: PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2009; MSW, Columbia University, 2001; MPA, Columbia University, 2001; BA, State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1994

Position title: Assistant Professor

Seungmi L. Cho

Credentials: MSW, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2007; BSW, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2006

Position title: Teaching Assistant

Candace Coates

Credentials: MSW, Loyola University Chicago, 2008; MSE, University of Wisconsin- Platteville, 2015; BA, Marquette University, 2003

Position title: Advanced Opportunity Fellow

Laura (Toby) Cohen

Position title: Sr. Academic Advisor Emerita

Evelyn Joy Coker

Position title: Kemper Knapp Fellow w/o Appointment

Audrey Conn

Credentials: MSSW, APSW University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2003 (Title IV-E Child Welfare Recipient)

Position title: Clinical Associate Professor; Director of Field Education

Annette Copa

Credentials: MSW, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1991; Infant, Early Childhood & Family Mental Health Certificate Program, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2011

Position title: Lecturer (Eau Claire)

Thomas Corbett

Position title: Assistant Professor Emeritus

Kris Craker

Position title: HR Assistant Advanced

Samantha (Caroline) Cruys

Credentials: MSW, Augsburg University, 2018; BA, Augsburg College, 2014

Marah Curtis

Credentials: PhD, Columbia University, 2005; MSW, Hunter College, 1995; BFA, Marymount Manhattan College, 1990

Position title: Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor

Peter Doksus

Position title: Database Programmer

Laura Dresser

Credentials: PhD, University of Michigan, 1994; MSW, University of Michigan, 1991; BA, Rice University, 1988

Position title: Clinical Assistant Professor

Jacob Dunn

Position title: Lecturer; Field Faculty Associate

Rachel Dunn

Position title: Lecturer

John Eason

Credentials: Ph.D., University of Chicago, 2004; M.A., University of Chicago, 2002; M.P.P., University of Chicago, 1995; B.A., University of Illinois-UrbanaChampaign.

Position title: Faculty Affiliate

Heather Edge

Position title: Lecturer

Alice Egan

Credentials: MSSW, APSW

Position title: Clinical Associate Professor; Child Welfare Training Coordinator

Patricia Egan

Credentials: MSW, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2013; MS, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, 1997; BA, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1987

Gerald Eggleston

Credentials: BA, History, UW-Madison; AS, Commercial Art, Madison College; Certificate in Middle Eastern Studies, UW-Madison; Certificate in Medieval Studies, UW-Madison

Position title: Event Coordinator

Jeanne Ferguson

Credentials: MSSW, UW-Madison; BSSW, UW-Madison

Position title: Adjunct Lecturer/Adjunct Field Lecturer

Beverly Flanigan

Position title: Clinical Professor Emerita

Heidi Frank

Credentials: MSW, College of St Catherine/University of St Thomas, 2005; BSW, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, 1999

Position title: Field Faculty Associate (Eau Claire)

Victoria M. Frank

Credentials: PhD, UW-Madison, 2020; MPA, UW-Madison, 2008; BA, UW-Madison, 2000

Alexandra Garcia

Credentials: MSW, CAPSW, SSW

Lara Gerassi

Credentials: PhD, Washington University in St. Louis; MSW, Washington University in St. Louis; BSW, New York University

Position title: Assistant Professor

Jodie Glaspie

Credentials: MSW; LGSW

Jaime Goldberg

Credentials: MSW, Washington University in St. Louis, 2006; BA, University of Michigan, 2001

Jan Greenberg

Credentials: PhD, Family Social Science, University of Minnesota, 1987; MSSW, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1978; BA, University of Massachusetts, 1974

Position title: Professor Emeritus

Mercy Greenwald

Credentials: MSW, UW-Madison; LCSW

Position title: Adjunct Field Lecturer

Darald Hanusa

Credentials: PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1993

Position title: Senior Lecturer Emeritus

Rebecca Hays

Credentials: MSW, University of California at Berkeley; APSW

Position title: Lecturer

Brenda Heideman

Position title: Lecturer

William Heiss

Credentials: MSSW, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1983; BA, Social Work, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1976

Position title: Assistant Director Emeritus

Michelle Helmer

Credentials: BSW, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, 1997MSW, University of Minnesota-St.Paul, 2005

Position title: Part-Time MSW Program Site Director, Eau Claire

Michael Hoffmeister

Credentials: BSW, UW-Madison, 2013; MSW, UW-Madison, 2014

Position title: Adjunct Field Lecturer

Jill Hoiting

Credentials: MSW, UW-Madison, 2010; BS, University of Georgia, 2008

Henry Hundt

Credentials: La Follette MPA 2020

Position title: Teaching Assistant

Alan Irgang

Position title: Senior Lecturer

Meghan Jenkins Morales

Credentials: MSW, Washington University in St. Louis, 2012; BSW, University of Iowa, 2008

Martin Keane

Position title: Lecturer

Elaina Keiser

Credentials: BSW, BA in Gender and Women's Studies

Position title: Teaching Assistant

Daniel Kigeya

Position title: Lecturer

HeeJin Kim

Credentials: MA, Brown University, 2011; BA, Brown University, 2010

Yoona Kim

Credentials: MIPA, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2016; BA, Kyung Hee University, 2012

Latoya Kirton

Credentials: BA, University of West Indies-Cave Hill, 2009; MSW, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2015

Position title: Academic Advisor, Part-Time MSW Program (Madison)

Hannah Klusendorf

Credentials: MSW, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2013

Position title: Academic Advisor

Victoria Knoke

Credentials: MSW, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2014; BSW, University of Illinois at Springfield, 2010

Position title: Teaching Assistant

Sandy Kohn

Credentials: MSSW, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1990

Position title: Clinical Associate Professor Emerita

Jooyoung Kong

Credentials: PhD, Boston College, 2016; MSW, Washington University in St. Louis, 2011; Master of Social Welfare, Ewha Womans University, 2009; BA, English Language and Literature, Ewha Womans University

Position title: Assistant Professor

Diane Kravetz

Position title: Professor Emerita

Nicole Kruschke

Position title: Part-Time MSW Program Office Manager-Eau Claire

Amy Kucin

Position title: Lecturer

Joshua Lapin

Credentials: B.A., UW-MadisonMSW, UW-Madison

Position title: Field Faculty Associate

Katie Larsen-Klodd

Credentials: MSW, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1996

Position title: Field Faculty Associate

Tim Latimer

Credentials: MSW, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1989

Position title: Field Faculty Associate

David LeCount

Credentials: MSW, University of Denver, 1967

Position title: Field Faculty Associate Emeritus

Jason Lee

Credentials: MS, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2013; BA, University of Northern Iowa, 1998

Position title: Communications and Development Specialist

Eric Linn-Miller

Position title: Lecturer

Katherine Magnuson

Credentials: Ph.D., Human Development and Social Policy, Northwestern University, 2002; B.A., History and Political Science, Brown University, 1995

Position title: Professor; Director of the Institute for Research on Poverty

Marsha Mailick

Credentials: Ph.D., Social Welfare, Brandeis University, 1978; B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1972

Position title: Professor Emerita

Robin Matthies

Credentials: MSW, UW-Madison

Position title: Adjunct Lecturer

Kiley McLean

Credentials: MSW, Columbia University, 2018; MS, Bank Street College of Education, 2016; BA, College of the Holy Cross, 2014

Alison Meier

Position title: Lecturer

Sarah Ridzy Meier

Credentials: MSW, University of Michigan, 2020; BA, University of Michigan, 2018; AA, Raritan Valley Community College, 2016

Position title: Teaching Assistant

Dan Meyer

Credentials: PhD, Social Welfare, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1990; MSW/MBA, Washington University, 1983; BSSW/BSBA, Southern Illinois University, 1977

Position title: Professor

Susan Michaud

Credentials: Ph.D., Case Western Reserve

Position title: Faculty Associate;Title IV-E Program Coordinator Emerita

Lucas Moore

Credentials: BA, Psychology, University of Wisconsin; MSW, University of Wisconsin

Position title: Lecturer

Mel Morgenbesser

Credentials: MSSW, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1972.

Position title: Clinical Professor Emeritus

Tally Moses

Credentials: PhD, University of California-Los Angeles, 2003; MSW, Rutgers University, 1995; BSW, Hebrew University, 1990

Position title: Associate Professor

Luke Muentner

Credentials: MSW, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2020; BS, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2017

Michelle Murray

Position title: Lecturer

Whitney Nelson

Credentials: MSW Student in Mental Health Concentration

Position title: Teaching Assistant

Joy Newmann

Position title: Professor Emerita

Amanda Ngola

Credentials: MSW, Washington University in St. Louis, 1999; BA, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1997

Position title: Clinical Assistant Professor; Associate Director of Field Education

Mackenzie Otterson

Credentials: BA, Political Science, History, UW-Madison, 2019

Position title: Part-Time Program Office Manager and Graduate Coordinator

Jessica Pac

Credentials: PhD, Columbia University, 2019; M.Phil, Columbia University, 2018; MPA, Cornell University, 2014; BA, University of Colorado at Boulder, 2007

Position title: Assistant Professor

Holly Pagel

Credentials: MSW, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2006; LCSW, SAC,

Position title: Field Faculty Associate

Mary Paulauskis

Position title: Academic Advisor, Part-Time MSW Program (Eau Claire)

Alejandra Ros Pilarz

Credentials: PhD, School of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago, 2015; MA, School of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago, 2010; BA, Psychology, University of Notre Dame, 2006

Position title: Assistant Professor

Allen Pincus

Position title: Professor Emeritus

Russell Portier

Credentials: MEd, University of Florida, 2005; BA Political Science, University of Florida, 2004

Position title: Assistant to the Director

Liz Premo

Credentials: BS, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2014

Stefanie Primm

Position title: Field Faculty Associate

Aaron Raasch

Position title: University Services Associate 2

Aaron Reilly

Credentials: BSW and Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2018

Rachel Reynders

Credentials: BA, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2015

Stephanie Robert

Credentials: PhD, Sociology and Social Work, University of Michigan, 1996; MSW, University of Michigan, 1993; BA, Sociology, University of Vermont, 1988

Position title: Professor; Director (on sabbatical 2020-2021)

Joan Robertson

Position title: Professor Emerita

Emmy Roper

Credentials: MS, Distance Education, UW-Platteville; BBA, Robert Morris University (Chicago)

Position title: PhD Graduate Coordinator

Tawandra L. Rowell-Cunsolo

Credentials: PhD, University of Pennsylvania, 2009; MA, Rutgers University, 2001; BA, Purdue University, 1998

Position title: Assistant Professor

Jennifer Rubin

Credentials: MSW

Position title: Lecturer

Nicole Ruder Johnson

Position title: Adjunct Lecturer

Martha Saucedo

Position title: Lecturer

Tracy Schroepfer

Credentials: PhD, Social Work and Sociology, University of Michigan, 2003; MSW, University of Michigan, 1996; M.A., University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 1989; BA, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 1988

Position title: Professor

Jake Schuldies

Position title: Lecturer

Eric Seaberg

Position title: Payroll & Benefits Specialist

Yolanda Shelton Morris

Credentials: MSW, UW-Madison, 2016; BS, Upper Iowa University, 2006

Position title: Adjunct Lecturer

Mechele Shipman

Position title: Lecturer (Eau Claire)

Kristen Shook Slack

Credentials: PhD, Social Welfare, University of Chicago, 1999; AM, Social Work, University of Chicago, 1993; BA, University of Michigan, 1991

Position title: Interim Director; Professor; Doctoral Program Chair

Kelsey Siegel

Credentials: MSW, UW-Madison, 2010; LCSW

Position title: Adjunct Lecturer

Daniel Sintim

Credentials: Master of Social Work, University of Pittsburgh, 2020 Graduate Research Assistant; BA. Social Work, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, 2016 Teaching Assistant

Peggy Sleeper

Credentials: MSSW, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1985

Position title: Clinical Associate Professor Emerita

Ellen Smith

Credentials: MSSW, University of Texas-Arlington, 1991; BS Consumer Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1988

Position title: Clinical Associate Professor; Associate Director

Ashley Snyder

Position title: Adjunct Lecturer

Lynette Studer

Credentials: PhD, Social Welfare, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2015; MSSW, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1992; BS, Social Work, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1991; BS, Psychology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1991

Position title: Clinical Assistant Professor

Naomi Takahashi

Credentials: BA in Psychology, Wesleyan University, 2007; MSW, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2012

Position title: Adjunct Field Lecturer

Mary Ann Test

Position title: Professor Emerita

Stephen Tupper

Credentials: MSW, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1970

Position title: Field Faculty Associate Emeritus

Michelle Turner

Credentials: MA, University of Chicago, 2000; BSW, University of Southern Mississippi, 1995

Position title: Teaching Assistant

Stephanie Van Pay

Credentials: MSSW, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2004; B.S., Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, 2002

Position title: Part-Time MSW Program Coordinator

Belinda Velazquez

Position title: Academic Advisor

Sakara Wages

Credentials: BS, University of Wisconsin-Platteville, 2017

Position title: Teaching Assistant

Cynthia Waldeck

Credentials: MS, Higher Education Administration, Northwestern University, 2019; MSW, Jane Addams College of Social Work, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2013

Position title: Recruitment and Awards Specialist

Tova Walsh

Credentials: PhD, University of Michigan, 2013; MSW, University of Michigan, 2009; MS, University of Michigan, 2009; BA, Brandeis University, 2001

Position title: Assistant Professor

Anna Walther

Credentials: B.S. University of Wisconsin-Madison 2020

Position title: Research Assistant, Institute for Research on Poverty

Mona Wasow

Position title: Clinical Professor Emerita

Susan Kidd Webster

Credentials: MSSW, University of Tennessee-Knoxville, 1975

Position title: Senior Lecturer Emerita

Angela Willits

Credentials: MSW, Simmons College, 2005; BA, Sociology, Loras College, 2001; BA, English Literature, Loras College, 2001

Position title: Associate Clinical Professor;Part-Time MSW Program Director

Vivian Wood

Position title: Professor Emerita

Mary Wylie

Position title: Professor Emerita

Yang Xiong

Credentials: PhD, University of California, Los Angeles, 2013; MA, University of California, Los Angeles, 2005; BA, University of California, Davis, 2003

Position title: Assistant Professor

Amanda Zuehlke

Position title: Field Faculty Associate