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Grad Student Endang Fourianalistyawati

Endang Fourianalistyawati

Title/Department: Human Development and Family Studies Office Address: Nancy Nicolas Hall Office Hours: Phone Number: Email: fourianalist@wisc.edu Biography Endang is interested in the well-being of pregnant women, particularly high-risk pregnant women who live in Indonesia. Ahigh-risk pregnancy on its own may even cause deathand Endang intends to examine the role of mindfulness-based intervention on pregnant […]

Grad student Laura Evans

Laura Evans

Title/Department: Human Development and Family Studies Office Address: Office Hours: Phone Number: Email: levans4@wisc.edu Biography Laura is interested in biracial and multiracial studies and identity development in children, specifically in the family context. Her research focuses on the conflict and reconciliation of multiple racial identities in children and the ways in which they choose, or […]

Grad Student Chelsea Dresen

Chelsea Dresen

Title/Department: Civil Society and Community Research Office Address: Office Hours: Phone Number: Email: ckdresen@wisc.edu Biography With a background in organizational leadership and program management, Chelsea is particularly interested in community and nonprofit leadership development as well as program development and evaluation. Her passion for this research is evident in her previous work, and Chelsea plans to […]

Grad Student Jennifer Wirth

Jennifer Wirth

Title/Department: Human Development and Family Studies Office Address: Nancy Nicolas Hall 4159 Office Hours: Wednesday 12:00-2:00 Phone Number: (406) 250-2820 Email: jcwirth@wisc.edu Biography Jennifer’s work focuses on the intersections of incarceration and out-of-home placement for youth. She is interested in examining the short and long-term effects of parental incarceration on children in regards to health outcomes as […]

Trisha Chanda Graduate Student

Trisha Chanda

Title/Department: Consumer Science  Office Address: 4271 Nancy Nicholas Hall Office Hours: By appointment Phone Number: (608) 733-9289 Email: tchanda@wisc.edu Biography Trisha Chanda is a doctoral student in the Department of Consumer Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her interests are primarily centered around poverty research in developing countries. Specifically, her work applies behavioral economics theory […]

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SoHE News and Events: February 15-21

Kirkorian Quoted on WRMZ | Halpern-Meeking on WPR | Vivian Empowers Communities to Overpower Diabetes Kirkorian on Children and Interactive Media Heather Kirkorian, PhD, was recently quoted in an interview by a WFMZ, a Pennsylvania and New Jersey news outlet. The article cites her research that determines if 2-year-olds learn best from interactive digital media. […]

Graduate student Albert Burgess-Hull

Grad Student Burgess-Hull Begins Yale Fellowship

This week, Human Development and Family Studies Ph.D. candidate Albert Burgess-Hull, along with 39 other young science leaders, kicked off his year as a fellow of the Yale Ciencia Academy (YCA) for Career Development. This program provides graduate students with opportunities for mentoring, networking, and skills development while enabling them to make contributions to their […]

Poplar, Fort Peck Reservation, Montana

Student Blog: Fort Peck, Montana

This summer, Civil Society and Community Studies graduate student Becca Dower is helping the Intertribal Agriculture Council (IAC) develop a tribally-supported agriculture program—or TSA—to distributes Native American produced goods to Native American communities. During this time, she will be conducting preliminary research with funding from SoHE’s Summer Time Academic Research (STAR) Award, supported by the Catherine K. […]

Buffalo Art by Johnny at Bad Winds Studios

Student Blog: Denver, Colorado

Image by Johnny at Bad Winds Studios This summer, Civil Society and Community Studies graduate student Becca Dower is helping the Intertribal Agriculture Council (IAC) develop a tribally-supported agriculture program—or TSA—to distributes Native American produced goods to Native American communities. During this time, she will be conducting preliminary research with funding from SoHE’s Summer Time […]

Grad Student Schlicting: Innovating Mass Transportation

Michael Schlicting, MS/PhD Candidate Transportation Administration & Community Development Transportation is nothing new to MS/PhD candidate Michael Schlicting. Growing up with a mother who worked for United Airlines, teenage Michael would spend his free time taking standby flights to and from various airports just for the sake of flying. After a brief period of interest in piloting, […]