Ph.D. Faculty

The Ph.D. Program incorporates a faculty mentoring model that matches students with Ph.D. faculty who have shared areas of research interest.

 

Visit the Ph.D. faculty's individual profile for additional contact information, recent publications and current projects:

 

Title Interests Faculty Affiliations
Lawrence M. Berger, MSW, Ph.D.

Child and family policy; child development and well-being; child maltreatment, child protective services, and foster care; children's living arrangements; family resources; family structure; household debt.

Institute for Research on Poverty
Prevention Sciences Interdisciplinary Graduate Training Program
LaFollette School of Public Affairs

Maria Cancian, Ph.D.

Welfare and social policy; race, ethnicity, gender and labor market; poverty and the distribution of income. 

Institute for Research on Poverty
Center for Demography and Ecology
Population Health

 

Pajarita Charles, MPA, MSW, Ph.D. Father involvement and parenting practices; paternal incarceration and reentry; child development and family well-being; co-parenting and couple relationships. Institute for Research on Poverty
Marah A. Curtis, MSW, Ph.D. Effects of public policy on the well-being of children and families with particular emphasis on housing policy, incarceration and poverty

Institute for Research on Poverty

Center for Demography and Ecology

Jan Steven Greenberg, MSSW, Ph.D.

Family, aging, mental health. 

Institute on Aging
Waisman Center

Betty J. Kramer, MSSW, Ph.D.

Aging; family conflict at end of life, family caregiving in later life families, innovations in palliative and end of life care, social work role in improving care of the dying.

Institute on Aging and Adult Life
LaFollette School of Public Affairs
Comprehensive Cancer Center
Center for Demography of Health and Aging
Wisconsin Alzheimer's Institute

Katherine Magnuson, Ph.D.

Socioeconomic status and child development; early education and intervention; welfare reform and family well-being.

Institute for Research on Poverty

Marsha Mailick, Ph.D.

Families, aging, developmental disabilities, longitudinal research methods.

Waisman Center
Institute for Reseach on Poverty

Daniel R. Meyer, MSW, Ph.D.

Poverty policy, welfare reform, economic well-being of single-parent families.

Center for Demography and Ecology
Institute for Research on Poverty

Tally Moses, MSW, Ph.D.

Adolescent mental health, mental health treatment strategies and outcomes for youth in out-of-home care, pyschopharmacologic treatment and its psychosocial implications, social work and psychopharmacology.

Stephanie A. Robert, MSW, Ph.D.

Aging and health; social and economic determinants of health; neighborhoods and health; racial disparities in health.

Population Health Sciences
LaFollette School of Public Affairs
Center for Demography and Ecology
Center for Demography of Health and Aging
Institute for Research on Poverty
Institute on Aging and Adult Life

Tracy Schroepfer, MSW, Ph.D.

Aging, psychosocial needs of terminally ill elders and their families; cancer health disparities; community-based participatory research (CBPR); care-giver networks.

Institute on Aging and Adult Life
The Center for Patient Partnerships
University of Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Center
Department of Population Health Sciences

Kristen Shook Slack, A.M., Ph.D.

Child abuse and neglect; poverty and child development; welfare and child welfare systems; welfare reform and child and family well-being; intimate partner abuse.

Institute for Research on Poverty

Center on Child Welfare Policy and Practice

Yang Sao Xiong, Ph.D. Political incorporation of immigrant groups, ethnic and racial stratification, immigrants’ social mobility and health adaptation, Asian American and Hmong American communities.

Asian American Studies Program (Joint Appointment)

Center for Demography and Ecology
Center for Demography of Health and Aging
Collaborative Center for Health Equity

Department of Sociology

Institute for Research on Poverty


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