Fenaba Addo

Associate Professor


Department of Public Policy
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Fenaba Addo

Fenaba R. Addo is an Associate Professor of Public Policy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and 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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