PhD, Social Work, University of Wisconsin-Madison (2016)
Cohort Five Fellow

Emily Warren is a doctoral student in the School of Social Work at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She works as a research assistant at the Institute for Research on Poverty, working on projects related to housing and child support policy. Ms. Warren's research focuses on ways in which housing hardships impact family functioning and policies that aim to reduce housing-related poverty. She received master’s degrees in social work and public policy from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities and a bachelor’s degree in anthropology from the University of Kansas. Before graduate school, Ms. Warren worked as a case manager for a transitional housing program, an intern at the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency, and a research associate at Wilder Research in Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota.