Jennifer Kahn-Pettigrew, MSW, CAPSW

Clinical Assistant Professor
Social Work

Jennifer Kahn-Pettigrew joined the Helen Bader School of Social Welfare in 2015 as a clinical assistant professor and social work field liaison. She has worked as an adoption social worker for most of her career, and continues to practice in that area.

Jennifer earned her MSW at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She earned a bachelor of arts in both psychology and women's studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Jennifer is a member of the National Association of Social Workers.


  • MSW, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • B.A., Psychology and Women's Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison