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College of Liberal and Fine Arts

Erin Madden, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Sociology

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Phone: (210) 458-8251
Office: MS 4.02.34

Research area: health services, health inequities, medical sociology, race/ethnicity, health policy, international migration, addiction and mental health, U.S./Mexico border, qualitative methods

  • Biography

    Dr. Erin Fanning Madden earned a BA with honors in economics from Oberlin College and her MS and PhD in sociology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She primarily researches healthcare access and quality issues among low-income patients. Her research has examined issues such as barriers and strategies for healthcare access among mixed immigration status families, how healthcare providers at community health centers navigate the healthcare system when working with uninsured patients, and healthcare issues among patients with addiction, mental health, and chronic condition comorbidities.


    BA in economics, Oberlin College 

    MS in sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison

    PhD in sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison