Welcome to the Center for Demography and Ecology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison
CDE is a multi-disciplinary faculty research cooperative for social scientific demographic
research whose membership includes sociologists, rural sociologists, economists, epidemiologists,
and statisticians. CDE is one of the leading centers of social science research in the world, as
indicated by the scholarly productivity of its faculty, the level of extramural funding secured by
researchers, the production and distribution of high quality demographic data, and the quality of
its graduate training program. The intellectual collegial environment of the Center makes it an
exciting and stimulating place in which to conduct research.
Tova Walsh, PhD, MSW
was recently appointed as a Scholar with the University of Wisconsin-Madison BIRCHWH Program, a NIH funded K-12 institutional training grant and mentoring program. Dr. Walsh is an Assistant Professor with the School Social Work and a CDE Affiliate. Her research focuses on understanding and improving health and wellbeing in multi-stressed families, with a special interest in women service members/veterans and their families.
Two teams with CDE affiliates will receive funding from the UW2020 project, a new initiative designed to jump-start innovative interdisciplinary projects at UW-Madison. Led by co-principal investigators Lawrence Berger and Nora Cate Schaeffer, the project titled
"Wisconsin Study of Family Complexity and Public Policy" includes co-investigators Marcy Carlson and Dan Meyer. Corinne Engelman is part of a team investigating Alzheimer's disease, titled "Molecular Atlas of Alzheimer's Disease Stages". Congratulations to all! | Read more...