Karole Dachelet

Research Assistant, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Chapter Member: Wisconsin SSN
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About Karole

Karole’s research and professional interests span the fields of social work and public policy. She graduated from the La Follette School of Public Affairs at the University of Wisconsin – Madison in 2015. Prior to joining the Wisconsin HOPE Lab and igniting a passion for work in student aid advocacy, she worked at the Institute for Research on Poverty providing research support for a longitudinal study of child support policy and practice.


Improving Emergency Financial Aid Programs to Help Students Stay in College

    Sara Goldrick-Rab

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Regular contributions by Karole Dachelet to Badger Blogs: The Wisconsin Idea in Action.


"Investing in Student Completion: Overcoming Financial Barriers to Retention Through Small-Dollar Grants and Emergency-Aid Programs," (with Sara Goldrick-Rab), Wisconsin HOPE Lab Report for Scholarship America, 2015.

Explores emergency aid program administrative practices at colleges and universities across the country. Identifies commonly used eligibility and fund disbursement practices and provide recommendations for strengthening program processes.

"Opioid Addiction Treatment in Wisconsin: An Assessment of Need and Options for Expanding Access," (with Drake Daily, Ben Kopitzke, Hannah Vogel, and Tyrel Zich), La Follette School of Public Affairs Report for the Wisconsin Legislative Council, 2015.

Assesses the need of covering the prevalence of opioid abuse in Wisconsin and makes recommendations for creating policy that promotes greater access to addiction treatment services.