Dr. David J. Pate, Jr

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Dr. David J. Pate, Jr. is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Social Work department at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Helen Bader School of Social Welfare, and an Affiliated Associate Professor in the Department of Africology, and an Affiliated Associate Professor at the Institute for Research on Poverty at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a Faculty Affiliate of the Institute for Child and Well-Being at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Professor Pate’s research projects involve examining the life course events of Black adult males through the use of qualitative research methods. His primary areas of interest are the child support enforcement policy, infant mortality, and the impact of adverse childhood experiences on the well-being status of Black males.