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Matthew Wolfgram, Ph.D.

Associate Researcher at the Center for Research on College-Workforce Transitions

University of Wisconsin - Madison

Dr. Matthew Wolfgram is an anthropologist of education at the Center for Research on College-Workforce Transitions, at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Dr. Wolfgram has studied Ayurvedic medical education in South India and social interaction in U.S. STEM classrooms; currently, he uses ethnography, participatory action research, and qualitative research methods to study how students experience college and careers, with a particular focus on the factors that impact the experiences of low-income, first-generation, refugee, and/or minoritized college students. He has recent publications in New Directions for Higher Education, International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, Harvard Educational Review and Teachers College Record.