Araceli Alonso

Araceli Alonso is an Associate Faculty at UW–Madison in the Department of Gender and Women’s Studies and the School of Medicine and Public Health, where she teaches classes on women’s health and women’s rights. Dr. …

David Bell

Dr. Bell is an Associate Professor at UW-Madison and teaches in the Athletic Training Program and is the director of the Wisconsin Injury in Sport Laboratory. His research focuses on identifying risk factors for musculoskeletal …

Nicole Bowman-Farrell

Nicole Bowman-Farrell (Mohican/Munsee), Ph.D. is an Evaluator & Researcher with the University of Wisconsin Madison’s (UW) Wisconsin Center for Education Research (WCER). Dr. Bowman is a subject matter expert in culturally responsive research, policy, and …

Harry Brighouse

Harry Brighouse has taught at UW–Madison since 1992. A well-known philosopher of education, and commentator on educational policy issues, he has advised policymakers at the state level in Wisconsin and the national level in his …

Cynthia Carlsson

Dr. Carlsson is trained as a physician in geriatric medicine and is currently a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Geriatrics at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. She serves …

Patricia Carroll

Patricia Carroll is an Associate Professor in the Division of Extension, Department of Family Development. Carroll programs in the area of Human Development and Relationships with an emphasis in digital parenting outreach and engagement. She …

Kimberly Caul

Kim practiced as a Speech Therapist for 14 years, and this included medical settings with individuals with brain injuries, strokes, dementia and other illnesses as well as school settings where she worked with children ages …

Catherine Compton-Lilly

LIMITED AVAILABILITY- Moved to North Carolina, but will be back in Madison throughout the year. Catherine Compton-Lilly is a Professor in Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Dr. Compton-Lilly teaches courses in literacy …

James Conway

Dr James H Conway is a professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases. His primary area of interest is centered on vaccine development and strengthening immunization programs, both domestic and international.  He …

Karen Dickrell

Karen prefers virtual talks. Karen Dickrell is a lifelong educator, starting as a middle/high school teacher and then moving to Extension Educator for the past 35+ years. She enjoys people, she enjoys teaching, it is …

Claire Erickson

Claire Erickson is a graduate student in the Neuroscience and Public Policy Program. She focuses on modifiable factors of Alzheimer’s disease. Claire hopes to integrate her background in Alzheimer’s research with a career in aging …

James Franzone

Jim Franzone is Assistant Dean for the Wisconsin School of Business Undergraduate Program. Jim has worked for UW-Madison for 20+ years with experience in Residence Life and Academic Student Affairs. Jim’s work focuses on student …

Morton Ann Gernsbacher

Morton Ann prefers virtual talks. Morton Ann Gernsbacher is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the Society for Experimental Psychologists, the American Psychological Association (Divisions 1, 3, and 6), the American …

Caroline Gomez

Caroline Gomez, MSW, is an Outreach Specialist with Covering Kids & Families-Wisconsin where she provides education and training for people and organizations across the state about BadgerCare+ (Wisconsin’s Medicaid program) and the Affordable Care Act. …

C. Shawn Green

Dr. C. Shawn Green received his B.A., M.A., and Ph.D in Brain and Cognitive Sciences from the University of Rochester. He then completed post-doctoral training in computer vision and machine learning at the University of …

Jody Krainer

Jody is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker that practiced at a large medical and behavioral healthcare system in Waukesha for twenty years. She also has advance education and experience in business and worked as an …

Cindy Kuhrasch

Cindy Kuhrasch is a Distinguished Faculty Associate in the Department of Kinesiology. All of Cindy’s work is designed to develop caring and compassionate leaders who provide opportunities for children and youth to develop physical, cognitive, …

Gloria Ladson-Billings

Gloria Ladson-Billings is the Kellner Family Chair in Urban Education and an internationally known expert in the field. She has won numerous honors and awards, is a member of the National Academy of Education, and …

Annie Lisowski

Annie Lisowski is a professor in the Department of Extension Faculty’s Section of Youth Development and a member of the Extension Civil Rights Leadership Team. Lisowski’s work centers on collaborative initiatives that engage young people …

David McDonald

David McDonald has been a faculty member with UW–Madison since 1988. A graduate of the University of Toronto and the recipient of a doctorate at Columbia University, McDonald teaches and conducts research in the history …

Dipesh Navsaria

Dipesh Navsaria, MPH, MSLIS, MD is a pediatrician working in the public interest. He blends the roles of physician, occasional children’s librarian, educator, public health professional and child health advocate. With graduate degrees in public …

Bonnie Nuttkinson

Since Bonnie was a young girl she has been interacting and caring for people with dementia and their caregivers. Previously she was a professional caregiver while in grad school and spent 7 years working and …

Julie Poehlmann-Tynan

Dr. Poehlmann-Tynan is a child clinical psychologist who studies child and family health disparities and well-being from an interdisciplinary perspective. The purpose of her work is to facilitate social justice for young children and their …

Soyeon Shim

Dr. Soyeon Shim is the dean and a professor of the School of Human Ecology. She has launched a longitudinal study of following a cohort of 2000 freshmen to better understand how young people form …

Charles Snowdon

Charles prefers in-person talks. Dr. Charles Snowdon has studied behavior of non-human primates in captivity and the wild for more than 35 years and has pioneered non-invasive ways to study animals. More recently he has …

Julie Stamm

Dr. Julie Stamm brings a unique perspective on the issues of repetitive head impacts in youth sports as a scientist and expert in the field, an anatomist with knowledge of childhood development throughout the body …

Lisa Steinkamp

Dr. Steinkamp has a Bachelor’s degree in human biology, a Master’s degree in physical therapy, an MBA, and a PhD in educational leadership and policy analysis. Her PT interests are in sports medicine, but her …

Jill Thein-Nissenbaum

Jill is a physical therapist and athletic trainer and a board-certified sports physical therapist. Her area of expertise is the female athlete across the lifespan- from adolescents to master’s athletes and the conditions that are …

Alvin Thomas

Alvin Thomas is a clinically trained psychologist focused on the risk and protective factors for African-American boys, the positive development of youth, and the engagement of fathers in care of their children. He is interested …

Cassie Vanderwall

Dr. Vanderwall is an advance degreed clinical dietitian with proven experience as both a leader and team member at a top U.S. academic medical center. She is an accomplished healthcare professional, instructor and researcher with …

Lori Zierl

Lori Zierl is a Human Development & Relationship Educator and Professor at UW-Madison. She works for the Department of Extension to deliver family life programs in Pierce and St. Croix Counties.

Tom Zinnen

Tom Zinnen has been a Biotechnology Extension Specialist since 1991. He also served as a Congressional Science Fellow in 2000–2001, and he was on loan to the National Science Foundation from 2008 to 2010 as …