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
Professor Emerita, Human Development and Family Studies
University of Wisconsin-Madison
karen.bogen@wisc.edu

Daniel Bolt
Professor, Educational Psychology
University of Wisconsin-Madison
dmbolt@wisc.edu 

Cynthia Burnson
Researcher
National Council on Crime and Delinquency
cburnson@nccdglobal.org

Pajarita Charles
Assistant Professor, Social Work
University of Wisconsin-Madison
paja.charles@wisc.edu

Sojin Chi
Graduate Student, Design Studies
University of Wisconsin-Madison
syi27@wisc.edu

Roseanne Clark
Associate Professor, Psychiatry
University of Wisconsin-Madison
rclark@wisc.edu

Anne Clarkson
Digital Parenting Extension Specialist
University of Wisconsin-Extension
anne.clarkson@ces.uwex.edu

Jillian Clemens
Connections Count Program Coordinator
Wisconsin Department of Children and Families
jillian.clemens@wisconsin.gov

Hilary Cuthrell
Correctional Programs Specialist
National Institute of Corrections- Federal Bureau of Prisons
hilaryrunion@gmail.com 

Janean Dilworth-Bart
Associate Professor, Human Development and Family Studies
University of Wisconsin-Madison
jedilworth@wisc.edu

Larissa Duncan
Associate Professor, Human Development and Family Studies
University of Wisconsin-Madison
larissa.duncan@wisc.edu

Lynn Edlefson
Retired
lynn.edlefson@wisc.edu

Roxanne Etta
Graduate Student, Human Development and Family Studies
University of Wisconsin-Madison
etta@wisc.edu

Amber Epp
Assistant Professor, Marketing
University of Wisconsin-Madison
aepp@bus.wisc.edu 

Kerrie Fanning
Graduate Student, Human Development & Family Studies
University of Wisconsin-Madison
kafanning@wisc.edu

Brigitte Fielder
Assistant Professor, Comparative Literature
University of Wisconsin-Madison
brigitte.fielder@wisc.edu

Constance Flanagan
Professor, Civil Society and Community Studies
University of Wisconsin-Madison
caflanagan@wisc.edu

Jason Fletcher
Associate Professor, Public Affairs
University of Wisconsin-Madison
jfletcher@lafollette.wisc.edu

Jennifer Gaddis 
Assistant Professor, Civil Society and Community Studies
University of Wisconsin-Madison
jgaddis@wisc.edu 

Amy Gilliland
Doulaing the Doula
amyg@fastmail.com

Ashleigh Grendziak
Graduate Student, Human Development and Family Studies
University of Wisconsin-Madison
grendziak@wisc.edu 

Sarah Halpern-Meekin
Assistant Professor, Human Development and Family Studies
University of Wisconsin-Madison
sarah.halpernmeekin@wisc.edu

Sigan Hartley
Assistant Professor, Human Development and Family Studies
University of Wisconsin-Madison
hartley@waisman.wisc.edu

Jamie Hawkins
Graduate Student, Human Ecology
University of Wisconsin-Madison
jshawkins@wisc.edu

Corrine Hendrickson
Child Care Provider
Corrine’s Little Explorers
corrineslittleexplorers@gmail.com

Mary Huser
Program Specialist
University of Wisconsin-Extension
mary.huser@ces.uwex.edu

Kristen Johnson
Prevention Science Coordinator, Family Social Science Department
University of Minnesota
johnsokr@umn.edu

Janice Jones
Graduate Student, Human Development and Family Studies
University of Wisconsin-Madison
janicejones@wisc.edu

Malia Jones
Assistant Scientist, Applied Population Laboratory
University of Wisconsin-Madison
malia.jones@wisc.edu

Margaret Kerr
Assistant Professor, Human Development and Family Studies
University of Wisconsin-Madison
margaret.kerr@wisc.edu

Christina Kim
Graduate Student, Human Development & Family Studies
University of Wisconsin-Madison
nkim48@wisc.edu

Heather Kirkorian
Assistant Professor, Human Development and Family Studies
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Kirkorian@wisc.edu

Stephanie Koning
Graduate Candidate, Population Health Sciences
University of Wisconsin-Madison
stephanie.koning@wisc.edu

Abbi Kruse
Director
The Playing Field
abbi.kruse@wisc.edu

Liliana J. Lengua
Associate Professor, Psychology
Director of the Center for Child and Family Well-Being
University of Washington
liliana@uw.edu 

Carolyn Liesen
Graduate Student, Human Development & Family Studies
University of Wisconsin-Madison
cliesen@wisc.edu

Abby Lindemann
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Center for Healthy Minds
University of Wisconsin-Madison
amlindemann@wisc.edu

Kristin Litzelman
Assistant Professor, Human Development and Family Studies
University of Wisconsin-Madison
litzelman@wisc.edu

Karin Mahony
Early Literacy Project Manager
Reach Out and Read Wisconsin
Children’s Health Alliance of Wisconsin
kmahony@chw.org

Sarah C. Mangelsdorf
Provost and Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs
University of Wisconsin-Madison
provost@provost.wisc.edu

Marie-Louise Mares
Professor, Communication Science
University of Wisconsin-Madison
mares@wisc.edu

Paanteha K. Moghadam
Research Assistant, Neuroscience
University of Wisconsin-Madison
kamalimoghad@wisc.edu

Evan Moss
Project Assistant, Center for Healthy Minds
University of Wisconsin-Madison
eemoss@wisc.edu

Dipesh Navsaria
Associate Professor, Pediatrics
Director, MD-MPH Program
University of Wisconsin-Madison
dnavsaria@pediatrics.wisc.edu

Robert Nix
Associate Professor, Human Development and Family Studies
University of Wisconsin-Madison
robert.nix@wisc.edu

Amy Olejniczak
Project Director
Wisconsin Alliance for Women’s Health
amy.olejniczak@wiawh.org

William Palmer
Graduate Student, Human Development and Family Studies
University of Wisconsin- Madison
wpalmer3@wisc.edu

Lauren Papp
Associate Professor, Human Development and Family Studies
University of Wisconsin-Madison
papp@wisc.edu

Ye Rang Park
Graduate Student, Human Development and Family Studies
University of Wisconsin-Madison
ypark236@wisc.edu

Dominik Piehlmaier
Graduate Student, Consumer Science
University of Wisconsin-Madison
piehlmaier@wisc.edu

Julie Poehlmann-Tynan
Professor, Human Development and Family Studies
University of Wisconsin-Madison
julie.poehlmanntynan@wisc.edu

Tim Poehlmann-Tynan
Director of Youth on Assignment
itynans@mac.com

Jennifer Putney
Graduate Student, Human Development & Family Studies
University of Wisconsin-Madison
jputney@wisc.edu

Mary Katharine Pyle
Undergraduate Student, Human Development & Family Studies
University of Wisconsin-Madison
pyle2@wisc.edu 

Charles Raison
Professor, Human Development & Family Studies and Department of Psychiatry
University of Wisconsin-Madison
raison@wisc.edu

Jill Riley
Preschool Administrator
UW Preschool Lab
jillriley@wisc.edu

Dave Riley
Professor Emeritus, Human Development and Family Studies
University of Wisconsin-Madison
dariley@wisc.edu

Karl Rosengren
Professor, Psychology
University of Wisconsin-Madison
krosengren@wisc.edu

Majid Sarmadi
Rothermel Bascom Professor
University of Wisconsin-Madison
majidsar@wisc.edu

AJ Schwichtenberg
Assistant Professor, Human Development & Family Studies
Co-Director, Purdue Autism Cluster
Purdue University
ajschwichtenberg@purdue.edu

Sarah Short
Scientific Co-Director and Associate Scientist, Center for Healthy Minds
University of Wisconsin-Madison
sjshort@wisc.edu

Elizabeth Skora Horgan
Graduate Student, Human Development & Family Studies
University of Wisconsin-Madison
eskora@wisc.edu

Stephen Small
Professor, Human Development and Family Studies
University of Wisconsin-Madison
sasmall@wisc.edu

Amy Taub
Graduate Student, Human Development and Family Studies
University of Wisconsin-Madison
ataub2@wisc.edu

Cigdem Unal
Director, Office of Child Care and Family Resources
University of Wisconsin-Madison
cunal@wisc.edu

Carmen Valdez
Associate Professor, Counseling Psychology
University of Wisconsin-Madison
cvaldez@education.wisc.edu

Abra Vigna
Action Researcher and Evaluator, MATCH Institute
UW Population Health Institute
ajbankendorf@wisc.edu

Amy Lee Wagner
Executive Director
UW Preschool Lab
amy.wagner@wisc.edu

Tova Walsh
Assistant Professor, School of Social Work
University of Wisconsin-Madison
tbwalsh@wisc.edu

Lindsay Weymouth
Assistant Researcher, Population Health Sciences
University of Wisconsin-Madison
weymouth@wisc.edu

Whitney Witt
Director of Research in Maternal and Child Health Research
Truven Health Analytics
whitney.witt@truvenhealth.com

Julia Yeary
Director, Training and Resources, Military Family Projects
Zero to Three
jyeary@zerotothree.org

Carolyn Zahn-Waxler
Honorary Fellow, Center for Healthy Minds
University of Wisconsin-Madison
czahnwaxler@wisc.edu