At the core of Human Ecology’s work is improving the quality of life of all people. In 2023, faculty and graduate students published research findings that are enhancing our understanding of key societal issues, from …
Assistant Professor of Human Development & Family Studies Alvin Thomas discusses ways the city of Milwaukee could improve the well-being of its citizens — things like mental health resources and access to jobs — to try and bring down the number of homicides and serious crimes in the city.
Assistant Professor of Human Development & Family Studies Alvin Thomas details the needs and resources that need to be made available and accessible to fathers, particularly those who are low-income, non-resident and racially marginalized.
Alvin Thomas, assistant professor of Human Development & Family Studies and Phyllis Northway Faculty Fellow, has been appointed to serve on the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s Forum for Children’s Well-Being: Promoting Cognitive, …
TODAY: Wong presents to Social Security Advisory Board; New research from Bea, Shin; Next week: Thomas presents with HELI; Whelan talks pandexit on UW Now; and more.
Wong to present to Social Security Advisory Board; Undergrads highlighted by the university; Kirkorian on proposed “Instagram for Kids”; new research from Papp, Nix; and more.
Gaddis cited in The New Republic, Whelan advises on making your “pandexit,” Bogenschneider publishes second edition of researcher-policymaker engagement handbook with Routledge, and more.
The UW–Madison Institute for Clinical and Translational Research has awarded a Clinical & Community Outcomes Research Pilot Award to a new project by Drs. Alvin Thomas and Tova Walsh, in collaboration with the Milwaukee-based African American Breastfeeding Network, to explore opportunities for Black fathers to support positive maternal child health outcomes.
Thomas speaks with WORT and PBS Wisconsin on recent events’ impact on Black Americans’ mental health; Whelan joins Badger Talks on post-COVID socializing; Dodge Francis publishes new research on COVID-19 stress and coping among Native American and Alaska Natives; and more.
Bartfeld wins CALS award and speaks with NPR’s Marketplace, Harvey research noted in New York Times, Huambachano to keynote Global Health Initiative summit 4/14, McInnes to discuss Wisconsin’s Indigenous languages 4/12, Duncan to present on mental health for farmers 4/9, and more.