Stephanie Budge

Position title: Associate Professor, Department of Counseling Psychology, UW–Madison


Website: Stephanie Budge's website

Stephanie Budge (she/her) is an Associate Professor in the Department of Counseling Psychology and is also the Director of the Advancing Health Equity and Diversity program in the Collaborative Center for Health Equity at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She founded the Trans CARE Collaborative in 2014—the collaborative is a group of scholars and community advocates who work together to improve mental health equity for Two Spirit, transgender, and nonbinary people. Stephanie’s research focuses on improving of medical and psychotherapy treatments and reducing barriers to access care for Two-spirit, trans, and nonbinary (2STNB) clients.

Research areas

Gender & Sexuality

Educational Policy

Organizational Practices and Leadership

Program Evaluation

Social Determinants of Health