Hilary Shager (MPA ’05, PhD, ’12) of the La Follette School of Public Affairs received an Early Career Academic Staff award from the Letters & Science Professional Development and Recognition Committee on April 13.
La Follette School Professor Bobbi Wolfe and Marguerite Burns of UW–Madison’s Department of Population Health Sciences received the Willard Manning Award in Mental Health Policy and Economics Research from the International Center of Mental Health Policy and Economics.
La Follette School Professor Pam Herd and three colleagues received funding from AARP’s Innovation Challenge to identify policy solutions for strengthening Social Security. Their proposal would create a new Minimum Benefit Plan (MBP) for low-income retirees that examines sufficiency of retirement income in lieu of calculating years of low earnings.
La Follette School Professor David Weimer will receive the prestigious Hilldale Award in the Social Studies at the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Faculty Senate meeting April 3. The honor recognizes excellence in teaching, research, and service in four divisions: biological sciences, physical sciences, arts and humanities, and social studies.
La Follette School alumnus Peter Tempelis (MPA, JD ’06) received a Forward under 40 Award from the Wisconsin Alumni Association (WAA) on February 2.
UW-Madison’s Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education (VCRGE) honored La Follette School Director Don Moynihan with a prestigious Kellett Mid-Career Award.
Jason Fletcher, a professor of public affairs and sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, received an H.I. Romnes Faculty Fellowship from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education.
Mark Copelovitch of UW-Madison’s La Follette School of Public Affairs received a 2017 Vilas Associates Award for his project How Do International Economic Shocks Influence Domestic Politics?
La Follette School student Beth Miller is a finalist for the prestigious Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program, which places recent graduates with federal agencies for two-year assignments.
The journal Environmental Research Letters (ERL) selected a paper by La Follette School faculty member Greg Nemet and two colleagues as one of the 10 “milestone articles” during the journal’s first 10 years of publication.