Julie Schuppie, PhD, MSSW

Senior Lecturer
Social Work

Dr. Julie Schuppie joined the faculty of the Helen Bader School of Social Welfare at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee as a full-time senior lecturer in fall 2015. Dr. Schuppie received her MSSW and her Ph.D. in social work from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is currently teaching Social Work Advanced Practice Research Methods and Cultural Diversity and Social Work.

Dr. Schuppie has provided more than 12 years of direct social work practice experience working in health care, creating a home, community, and primary health care case management programming for vulnerable families.

Dr. Schuppie also has experience in health care management, research project management, and research survey design. Her current interests include: social work education; researching and understanding how social factors such as community context, racism, socio-economic status, stress, and social support influence health; and developing intervention strategies to improve the health of individuals and communities.


  • Ph.D., Social Work, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2012
  • MSSW, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1994
  • B.S., Secondary Education, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1990

Professional Interests:

  • Social determinants of health including racism, stress, SES
  • Research and evaluation methods for direct practice social work
  • Social work education