University of Wisconsin–Madison

Alvin Thomas

Alvin Thomas

Alvin Thomas is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies at the School of Human Ecology at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
For the IRP Scholars-in-Residence Program he chose to visit the Center on Poverty and Social Policy at Columbia University.
His research focuses on the risk and protective factors for African American boys who are situated in conditions that imperil them toward negative outcomes including risk and protective factors for African American youth, paternal parenting, and father involvement in children’s therapy.

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