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 …

Jessica Calarco

Jessica (Jess) Calarco is an associate professor of sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Calarco has published three books: Negotiating Opportunities: How the Middle Class Secures Advantages in School, A Field Guide to Grad School: …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Todd Johnson

Todd has a diverse background that includes architecture, technical theatre, public art, education, urban design, and planning. Prior to his work with the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, he worked as a regional planner, an urban …

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 …

Maryellen MacDonald

Dr. Maryellen MacDonald is an expert on how we talk and how we comprehend language. Dr. MacDonald studied how language changes as we age and in Alzheimer’s disease, and also how children’s reading is related …

Karen McShane-Hellenbrand

Karen, who has a BS in Dance Education and an MFA, is a performer, choreographer, teacher, artist-in-residence. She regularly presents for continuing/teacher education programs on using movement as a tool to teach across the curriculum, …

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 …

Katherine (Kate) Phelps

Dr. Kate Phelps is a lecturer in Gender and Women’s Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. They have a Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Massachusetts-Boston. Their teaching and research interests and areas of …

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 …

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 …

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 …