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Jennifer Gaddis

The personal is political. –1960s feminist movement I joined the Department of Civil Society and Community Studies in 2014 after earning a Ph.D. from the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies. I am also a faculty affiliate of the Center for Community and Nonprofit Studies, the Center for Child and Family Well-being, and the Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems. […]

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Tune in: The Skinny on School Lunch with SoHE’s Prof Gaddis on HBO

The episode was released May 10 and can still be seen on HBO. Watch the teaser here.  Jennifer Gaddis was featured on this week’s episode of Wyatt Cenac’s Problem Areas on HBO. Gaddis, Assistant Professor in Civil Society and Community Studies, has conducted interviews with a number of sites, including Minneapolis Public Schools, to bring light […]

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Wild Turnips for White Corn Project

Building Tribal Food Sovereignty on the Fort Peck Reservation Using Oral History and Digitally Mapped Trade Networks Indigenous food sovereignty is about more than just getting healthy, local food into urban Native centers and onto reservations. Indigenous food sovereignty works to rebuild and strengthen communities’ relationships to the land. For centuries, settler colonialism disrupted the […]

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SoHE News and Events: January 19-January 25

Professor Poehlmann-Tynan Cover Story | CNPL Alumna’s Path to Nonprofits | MFA Candidate Awarded Fellowship When Parents are Incarcerated “Surreal…stressful…” When young children visit a parent who is incarcerated the experience may be highly emotional. “It’s great for children to have a positive visit and positive connections with their incarcerated parents. It can reassure them that […]

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SoHE’s Design Thinking Initiative Drives UW’s First Leadership Circle for Innovation

For the past several years, the UW-Madison School of Human Ecology (SoHE) has been campus’ active driver of design thinking, a problem-solving and idea generating process used by organizations and corporations worldwide to solve complex problems. SoHE’s Design Thinking Initiative has delivered the process to UW-Madison through coursework, collaborations, and, now, the university’s first group […]

Our Affiliates

Kendra Alexander Ian Baird Dr. Ian Baird is Associate Professor of geography at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His main geographical area of interest is mainland Southeast Asia, especially Laos, Cambodia, and Thailand, where he studies a range of issues, including political ecology (rural), human-environment relations, development and post-development, Hmong studies, and indigeneity in Southeast Asia. […]

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CNPL Undergrad Wins Fellowship

UW-Madison sophomore Mallory Swenson (Community & Nonprofit Leadership) , in partnership with the the Lussier Community Education Center in Madison, WI, has been awarded a 2016-17 Wisconsin Idea Fellowship to help the center increase nutrition at its food pantry. The project was one of nine selected for the 18th annual Wisconsin Idea Fellowships, a program […]

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Centers of Excellence Spring into Action

The University of Wisconsin – Madison School of Human Ecology’s Centers of Excellence are off to a wonderful start in 2016. We have been steadily developing our strategic plans and infrastructure over the past two years. 2016 marks a new point in this process – we are fully positioned to take our School of Human […]

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SoHE Stories: Feb. 12-18

Who’s in the news and what’s new at SoHE for the week of February 12-18 Pink Tax?! Christie Whelan in the Department of Consumer Science, weighs in with US News & World Report on “shrink it and pink it” increased price for women’s products.   Financial Literacy is Essential, No Matter what Income “Households are the backbone of […]

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CNPL Faculty & Research

Kendra Alexander Assistant Professor 4157 Nancy Nicholas Hall | 608-262-4227 kpalexander2@wisc.edu Lori Bakken CV Professor 4145 Nancy Nicholas Hall | 608-890-0221 lbakken@wisc.edu Connie Flanagan CV Professor 4153 Nancy Nicholas Hall | 608-263-2291 caflanagan@wisc.edu Jennifer Gaddis Assistant Professor 4251 Nancy Nicholas Hall | 617-320-4501 jgaddis@wisc.edu Leah Horowitz Assistant Professor 80, Science Hall lhorowitz@wisc.edu Michael Maguire CV Faculty […]

Intern’s Eye View: Can Experience Be Taught?

Erin Miller, a rising senior majoring in Community and Nonprofit Leadership in the School of Human Ecology, is the current intern for the Center for Community and Nonprofit Studies (the CommNS).   As a student here at the University of Wisconsin-Madison majoring in Community and Nonprofit Leadership, I have gotten to know a wide variety […]

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Baldwin Award: Lunch Ladies as change agents

Every day, all across the United States, more than thirty-one million children eat federally subsidized lunches, thanks to the National School Lunch Program (NSLP). Started just one year after the end of World War II, the NSLP has been federally mandated to promote both the health of domestic agriculture and child nutrition. Recently, the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act […]

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Dr. Christens to lead study on obesity prevention in the Badger State

Partnership Program launches Obesity Prevention Initiative Submitted by Lisa Hildebrand, senior public affairs, UW-Health (608) 890-8490 The Wisconsin Partnership Program at UW-Madison’s School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH) has committed more than $8.6 million to address the state’s obesity epidemic. More than two dozen faculty and staff from UW’s School of Human Ecology (SoHE), College […]

Center Affiliates

Center Affiliates The Center for Child and Family Well-being has affiliates both internal and external to the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Please see below for an up-to-date list of affiliates. 2018-2019 Affiliates List Cynthie K. Anderson Assistant Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology University of Wisconsin-Madison ckanderson@wisc.edu Angela Rose Black Founder/CEO Mindfulness for the People angela@mindfulnessforthepeople.org Karen Bogenschneider […]

Events & Outreach

Events & Outreach Here you will find a list of special events, brown bags, and other outreach activities geared to build community, foster partnerships, and further the mission and vision of the CommNS. Past Events Thank you Madison365 for covering this event! We had an exciting and educational day with our network and are grateful for partners […]

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SoHE Faculty Rock the Campus Fall Research Competition

Research and graduate education is core to the mission of the School of Human Ecology, so it’s with great pride that we congratulate our faculty members receiving awards from the VCGRE Fall Research Competition – for projects in 2018-19:   Assistant Professor Fenaba Addo “(Re)creating Inequality: Student Loan Debt and Young Adult Well Being”     […]

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SoHE Recognizes Faculty, Staff and Graduate Student Excellence

This annual award program (launched in 2016) is designed to implement one of the key features of the SoHE 5-year Strategic Plan (2012-2017) – to recognize and uplift the work of our outstanding faculty, staff and graduate employees. Academic and University Staff Award:  Demonstration of the SoHE Vision Pillars in action, sustained excellence, positive peer or supervisor […]