Christine Schwartz and Jennifer Dykema receive research awards

Jennifer Dykema and Christine Schwartz.Every year, UW-Madison awards several professorships & faculty fellowships to support their excellent research.

Christine Schwartz was awarded a Kellet Mid-Career Award, which to provides research support to faculty seven to twenty years past their first promotion to a tenured position. Christine’s research interests fall at the intersection of family demography, stratification, and gender. A new research project of hers investigates mothers’ and fathers’ contributions to intergenerational mobility in the United States.

Jennifer Dykema was awarded an H.I. Romnes Faculty Fellowship, which recognizes and supports faculty up to six years past their first promotion to a tenured position. Jennifer’s research focuses on survey research methodology, identifying sources of errors produced in the process of gathering standardized measurements, and developing and implementing methods to reduce those errors.