University of Wisconsin–Madison

Fenaba Addo

Assistant Professor

Department of Consumer Science
University of Wisconsin–Madison

Fenaba R. Addo is an Assistant Professor of Consumer Science at the University of Wisconsin–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. Addo’s research agenda examines the role of debt and increasing wealth inequality over the past forty years within communities of color, among economically vulnerable populations in the U.S., and across the life course. Her work is interdisciplinary, drawing on theories from economics, social demography, and policy analysis.

Fenaba Addo's Research Interests

  • Cohabitation and marriage
  • Debt and wealth
  • Social determinants of racial health and wealth disparities
  • Transition to adulthood

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