Fenaba R. Addo is an Assistant Professor of Consumer Science at UW-Madison, where she is also an affiliate of the Center for Financial Security, Institute for Research on Poverty, Center for Demography and Ecology, and the La Follette School of Public Affairs. She received her Ph.D. in Policy Analysis and Management from Cornell University and holds a B.S. in Economics from Duke University.
Her research uses quantitative methods to examine how constraints on economic and financial resources manifest within the family, health outcomes, and over the life course. Her work predominantly focuses on Black and Latino populations, older women, and young adults. She is also involved in a current project that explores cross-national comparisons of marriage and cohabitation on health and well-being.
My latest articles in the Journal of Family and Economic Issues , Social Science and Medicine: Population Health, and Journal of Marriage and Family are now available. Go to research page for link to online access.