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February 2023

Black Fathers – Indispensable Partners in the Health and Well-Being of Black Families

February 9 @ 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
8417 William H. Sewell Social Sciences Building, 1180 Observatory Dr
Madison, 53706 United States
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From the University of Wisconsin-Madison Institute for Research on Poverty: Speaker: Alvin Thomas, Assistant Professor, Department of Human Development & Family Studies, University of Wisconsin–Madison Black fathers have long been thought of as functioning, at best,…

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The County Line: An Analysis of Race and Place in the Child Support Enforcement System

February 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
3470 William H. Sewell Social Sciences Building, 1180 Observatory Dr.
Madison, WI 53704 United States
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From the University of Wisconsin-Madison Institute for Research on Poverty: Speaker: Maretta McDonald, IRP National Poverty Fellow, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Extralegal factors like race and place both…

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Race and Discretionary Decision-Making in the Administration of SNAP

February 16 @ 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
8417 William H. Sewell Social Sciences Building, 1180 Observatory Dr
Madison, 53706 United States
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From the University of Wisconsin-Madison Institute for Research on Poverty: Speaker: Jennifer R. Daniels, IRP National Poverty Fellow, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Welfare reform has resulted in widespread…

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What Makes Systemic Discrimination ‘Systemic?’ Formal Models and Real-World Examples

February 23 @ 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
8417 William H. Sewell Social Sciences Building, 1180 Observatory Dr
Madison, 53706 United States
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From the University of Wisconsin-Madison Institute for Research on Poverty: Speaker: David McMillon, Assistant Professor, Economics Department, Emory College Systemic Discrimination has become one of the most salient, misunderstood, and definitionally amorphous concepts, not only in…

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March 2023

Networks, Regulation, and the Cessation of Professional Deviance in the Prescription Opioid Crisis

March 9 @ 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
8417 William H. Sewell Social Sciences Building, 1180 Observatory Dr
Madison, 53706 United States
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From the University of Wisconsin-Madison Institute for Research on Poverty: Speaker: Victoria Zhang, Assistant Professor, Department of Management and Human Resources, University of Wisconsin–Madison More than two million Americans are living with an opioid addiction. Because…

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April 2023

Spillover Effects of Welfare Programs

April 27 @ 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
8417 William H. Sewell Social Sciences Building, 1180 Observatory Dr
Madison, 53706 United States
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From the University of Wisconsin-Madison Institute for Research on Poverty: Speaker: Elira Kuka, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, George Washington University Most research on the social safety net focuses on understanding its effects on recipients and…

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