Associate Professor of Social Work, UW Milwaukee
Affiliated Associate Professor of the Institute for Research on Poverty, UW-Madison
Affiliate, Collaborative Center for Health Equity, University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health
Ph.D., Social Welfare, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2003
A.M., Social Work, University of Chicago, 1982
B.S.W., University of Detroit, 1980
Room: 1053 Enderis Hall
Dr. Pate is a leading expert on low income African-American men, fatherhood and child support. He studies how black men are affected by the social welfare system and the challenges that impede their ability to attain economic security.
His research projects involve the use of qualitative research methods to examine life course events of non-custodial African-American men. This includes their ability to be gainfully employed, engage with their children, and sustain a good quality of life.
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