Credentials: PhD, Social Welfare, University of Wisconsin–Madison; BS, Psychology, Johns Hopkins University
Position title: Faculty Affiliate
Judi Bartfeld’s research examines the problems of hunger and food insecurity in the United States, including patterns, causes, consequences, and solutions, with a particular interest in the role of food assistance programs and policies. She also has an appointment with UW–Madison Division of Extension, where she works to make food security data and research available, understandable, and actionable to non-academics. She is currently involved in several projects aimed at understanding patterns of food insecurity in Wisconsin, both before and during the pandemic. She also has a secondary research focus on child support, child placement and the economic well-being of divorced parents.