PhD Students

The north entrance to the School of Social Work building at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is seen on Aug. 28, 2012. (Photo by Bryce Richter / UW-Madison)

Marissa Abbott

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

Kristy Anderson

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

Leah Awkward-Rich

Credentials: BA, Oberlin College, 2017

Yixia Cai

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

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

Evelyn Joy Coker

Position title: Kemper Knapp Fellow w/o Appointment

Samantha (Caroline) Cruys

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

Jaime Goldberg

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

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

Meghan Jenkins Morales

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

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

Victoria Knoke

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

Position title: Teaching Assistant

Kiley McLean

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

Sarah Ridzy Meier

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

Luke Muentner

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

Liz Premo

Credentials: MSW, UW-Madison, 2020; BS, UWisconsin-Madison, 2014

Aaron Reilly

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

Rachel Reynders

Credentials: BA, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2015

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

Michelle Turner

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

Position title: Teaching Assistant

Sakara Wages

Credentials: BS, University of Wisconsin-Platteville, 2017

Position title: Teaching Assistant

Anna Walther

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

Position title: Research Assistant, Institute for Research on Poverty