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

Position title: Professor

Email: michael.childers@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-9839

Alexia Kulwiec

Position title: Director & Associate Professor

Email: alexia.kulwiec@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-0593

Armando Ibarra

Position title: Associate Professor

Email: aibarra@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-2111

David Nack

Position title: Professor

Email: dnack@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-2964

Don Taylor

Position title: Professor

Email: don.taylor@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-9849

Department Staff

Angela Kron

Position title: Marketing & Outreach Specialist

Email: angela.kron@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-4496

Liz Nuñez

Position title: Program & Office Manager

Email: liz.nunez@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-2112