Judi Bartfeld

Food Security Research and Policy SpecialistJudi Bartfeld
Professor, School of Human Ecology, UW-Madison
Position Priorities
  • 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