Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

Faculty & Staff

Rebecca M. Blank

Chancellor

Maria Cancian

Professor of Public Affairs and Social Work
Faculty Affiliate, Institute for Research on Poverty

Menzie Chinn

Professor of Public Affairs and Economics

J. Michael Collins

Associate Professor of Public Affairs and Human Ecology

Mark Copelovitch

Associate Professor of Public Affairs and Political Science

Jim Doyle

Adjunct Associate Professor of Public Affairs

Jason Fletcher

Associate Professor of Public Affairs
Faculty Affiliate, Institute for Research on Poverty

Bob Hanle

Adjunct Associate Professor of Public Affairs

Pamela Herd

Professor of Public Affairs and Sociology
Faculty Affiliate, Institute for Research on Poverty
Principal Investigator, Wisconsin Longitudinal Study

Leslie Ann Howard

President, United Way of Dane County
Adjunct Associate Professor of Public Affairs

Valerie Kozel

Adjunct Associate Professor of Public Affairs

Bob Lavigna

Adjunct Associate Professor of Public Affairs and Assistant Vice Chancellor-Human Resources

Christopher McKelvey

Lecturer in Public Affairs and Economics

Robert Meyer

Research Professor of Public Affairs

Donald Moynihan

Professor of Public Affairs

David Nelson

Associate Lecturer of Public Affairs

Gregory F. Nemet

Associate Professor of Public Affairs and Environmental Studies

Rourke O’Brien

Assistant Professor of Public Affairs starting in January 2016.

Hilary Shager

Associate Director

Timothy Smeeding

Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor of Public Affairs and Economics

Emilia Tjernström

Emilia Tjernström

Assistant Professor of Public Affairs

Geoffrey Wallace

Associate Professor of Public Affairs and Economics
Faculty Affiliate, Institute for Research on Poverty

David L. Weimer

Edwin E. Witte Professor of Political Economy

Barbara Wolfe

Richard A. Easterlin Professor of Economics, Population Health Sciences, and Public Affairs

Susan Webb Yackee

Director, La Follette School of Public Affairs
Professor of Public Affairs and Political Science