Food Security Research and Policy Specialist
Professor, School of Human Ecology, UW-Madison
- Serve as a resource to county faculty for up-to-date information on food security data and implications.
- Assist with conducting/interpreting local food security research, in collaboration with county colleagues.
- Serve as a resource on emerging policy issues and research findings relevant to food security and food assistance programs, and implications for families.
- Support local research-based food security initiatives.
- Outreach on tax credits for low income families
- Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from John Hopkins University
- Ph.D. in Social Welfare from UW-Madison
Highlights of Current Assignments and Programs
- Strategies to share local data on food security and related issues – including county profiles, interactive web-based data sites, etc.
- Strategies to share current and emerging policy and research issues related to food security and food assistance programs
- Conducting applied research on food security and food assistance issues, including collaborative research with county faculty.
- Director of IRP / RIDGE Center for National Food and Nutrition Assistance Research. Center supports innovative research on food assistance programs, research dissemination, and mentoring.
- Earned Income Tax Credit outreach to promote awareness of the EITC and Homestead Credit among low-income families in Wisconsin.
Contact Judi at:
School of Human Ecology
4218 Nancy Nicholas Hall
1300 Linden Drive
Madison, WI 53706
Phone: (608) 262-4765
FAX: (608) 265-6048