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)

Leah Awkward-Rich

Credentials: BA, Oberlin College, 2017

Courtney Blanford

Credentials: MSW, North Carolina State University, 2021; BSPH, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2018

Position title: Project Assistant

Jacqueline Buck

Credentials: BS, University of Delaware, 2018

Position title: Project Assistant

Seungmi L. Cho 조 승미

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

Position title: Research 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

Caro Cruys

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

Jaime Goldberg

Credentials: PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison, May, 2023; MSW, LCSW, Washington University in St. Louis, 2006; BA, University of Michigan, 2001

Position title: Project Assistant

Meghan Haas

Credentials: MSW, University of Wisconsin - Whitewater, 2021; BSW, University of Wisconsin - Whitewater, 2020

Position title: Teaching Assistant

Sangdo Han

Credentials: MSW, Washington University in St. Louis, 2020; BSW, University of Seoul, 2018

Position title: Research Assistant

Michael Hoffmeister

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

Position title: Teaching Faculty I

Jill Hoiting

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

Meghan Jenkins Morales

Credentials: PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2023 (expected); MSW, Washington University in St. Louis, 2012; BSW, University of Iowa, 2008

Position title: Project Assistant

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

Position title: Teaching Assistant

Victoria Knoke

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

Anna Ko

Credentials: BA, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, 2012; MPP, Seoul National University, 2016

Position title: Project Assistant

Jamie Koenig

Credentials: University of Chicago AM'20, AB'19

Position title: Teaching Assistant

Jungjin Koo

Credentials: MSSP, University of Pennsylvania, 2020; MSW, Chung-Ang University, 2019; BSW, Chung-Ang University, 2017

Position title: Project Assistant

Grace Landrum

Credentials: BSW, UW-Madison, 2022

Position title: Project Assistant

Katarina Liptrot-Ploch

Credentials: BA, Marquette University, 2016; MSW, University of Wisconsin Madison, 2018

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: Project Assistant

Sarah Ridzy Meier

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

Leslie Orrantia

Credentials: BA, Sociology & Psychology, Mount Holyoke College, 2007

Position title: Teaching Assistant

Liz Premo

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

Helenia Quince

Credentials: BASW, Azusa Pacific University 2015, MSW University of Southern California 2018

Position title: Teaching Assistant

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

Kathryn Taber

Credentials: BA, Lawrence University, 2016; MSW, UW - Madison, 2018

Sakara Wages

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

Position title: Adjunct Lecturer

Anna Walther

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

Position title: Research Assistant, Institute for Research on Poverty

Mai Xiong

Credentials: BA, Sociology and Asian American Studies, University of California, Davis, 2020

Position title: Project Assistant

Laura Zimmerman

Credentials: BA in Psychology and Philosophy, UW-Madison, MSW, UW-Madison