Associate Professor, Human Development and Family Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Sarah Halpern-Meekin's second book, Social Poverty: Low-Income Parents and the Struggle for Family and Community Ties, focuses attention on the nature of social ties among low-income, unmarried parents, highlighting their often-ignored forms of hardship. NYU Press (2019).
Vilas Associates Competition Winner, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2019-2021. The Vilas Associates Competition "recognizes new and on-going research of the highest quality and significance."
It's Not Like I'm Poor: How Working Families Make Ends Meet in a Post-Welfare World, by Sarah Halpern-Meekin, Kathryn Edin, Laura Tach, and Jennifer Sykes. University of California Press (2015).