University of Wisconsin–Madison
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Faculty & Staff

School for Workers faculty are experts in their fields with years of experience teaching and conducting research. They have advanced degrees in various labor-related fields and specialize in adult education, applied evidenced-based research, and various topics that include workers and workplaces, the economy, and society. Faculty are often sought out by organizations and scholars because of their expertise for collaboration on programming and research opportunities. The School’s work is recognized by labor educators throughout the country, and has received the highest recognition for “Outstanding Contribution to Labor Education” from the United Association for Labor Education, the leading professional association for labor educators.

Department Faculty

Michael Childers

Professor & Department Director

michael.childers@wisc.edu

608-262-9838

Alexia Kulwiec

Associate Professor

alexia.kulwiec@wisc.edu

608-262-0593

Armando Ibarra

Associate Professor

aibarra@wisc.edu

608-262-2111

David Nack

Professor

dnack@wisc.edu

608-262-2964

Don Taylor

Professor

don.taylor@wisc.edu

608-262-9849

Heidi Wagner

Assistant Professor

hewagner@wisc.edu

608-265-4923

Department Staff

Angela Kron

Marketing & Outreach Specialist

angela.kron@wisc.edu

608-262-4496

Liz Nuñez

Program & Office Manager

liz.nunez@wisc.edu

608-262-2112