The School of Human Ecology is thrilled to welcome five outstanding scholars joining our faculty this fall. They are strengthening our teaching and research in the areas of consumer science, civil society & community studies, …
Ben Fisher, Associate Professor of Civil Society & Community Studies, joined the School of Human Ecology in fall 2022. This Q&A shares a glimpse into his experiences and research. Hometown: I grew up a lot …
Jen Gaddis, Jane Rafferty Thiele Faculty Fellow and Associate Professor of Civil Society & Community Studies, co-wrote an opinion piece in The Cap Times discussing students’ access to and experiences with school food as an …
Evelyn Cruz partnered with SoHE Professor Emerita Lori Bakken to develop a comprehensive toolkit to support community-based organizations deciding whether and how to engage with researchers and evaluators.
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.
Dr. Kasey Keeler, assistant professor of Civil Society and Community Studies and of American Indian Studies, has won a prestigious fellowship with the UW Institute for Research in the Humanities, which will support her work on a book about Native American land ownership and identity.
Gaddis in The Atlantic on overlooked frontline workers in school reopenings, Carter op-eds in Washington Post and Cap Times, Sarmadi on mask safety and care on WPR, and more.
Angus opens a new show in Pittsburgh, Huambachano discusses Indigenous food sovereignty, Litzelman on the cancer caregiver burden, Whelan on back-to-school shopping changes, highlights from Human Ecology MS 2020 grads, and more.
Kirkorian presents in the Pediatric Grand Rounds, Wong discusses eco-conscious and frugal consumer trends, Addo joins the Urban Institute on student debt in the pandemic, Gaddis publishes on South Korea’s school lunch program, and more.
CDMC gallery exhibitions now available online, Kerr TV interview on parenting stresses under COVID-19, Ponto wins data science research grant from American Family Insurance, new food security mapping tool from Bartfeld featured in Mid-West Farm Report, and more.