University of Wisconsin–Madison

LaShawnDa Pittman

LaShawnda Pittman

LaShawnDa Pittman is an Assistant Professor in the American Ethnic Studies Department at the University of Washington (UW). She is currently focused on three distinct, but interrelated aspects of grandparent caregiving. She is also working on a project that examines and intervenes on the health disparities experienced by grandparent caregivers and uses social and biomedical science approaches. Her other research interests include social stratification and inequality; urban poverty; race and ethnicity; gender and families; research methods; public policy; and health disparities.