Stephanie Skees

Doctoral Research Assistant

Stephanie Skees is a Research Assistant for the Social Policy Institute and a social work doctoral student at the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis. Her doctoral research focuses on asset building, financial capability, and financial exploitation of older adults. Prior to starting the Ph.D. program, she earned her M.S.W. from the Brown School and worked at Wells Fargo Advisors, where she focused on detecting and investigating potential cases of elder financial exploitation while assisting the firm in risk mitigation. She enjoys exploring the food and cocktail scene in St. Louis, writing book reviews, and walking Tower Grove Park with her husband, Shane, and two dogs, Barlet and Bader.

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