Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
More involvement by first-year students in the La Follette School Student Association board was formally institutionalized when the organization unanimously amended its constitution on March 26.
Friday, 27 January 2012 08:44

Professors share expertise

La Follette School professors are sharing their perspectives on economics and politics.
From regionalizing services to moving a baseball field to briefing the mayor on the 1872 mining act, alum Susan Parker has become an expert on many issues as the town manager of Crested Butte, Colorado.
The independence of Wisconsin's Government Accountability Board is under threat, professor Donald Moynihan argues in an op-ed published in the Capital Times.
Friday, 30 September 2011 00:00

Anam explores U.S. health policy

La Follette School student Tawsif Anam has shaped his curiosity about the U.S. health-care system into a career path.

Professor Susan Yackee has received a two-year Vilas Associate Award that she will use to examine whether interest groups indirectly influence government regulations by lobbying the president's Office of Management and Budget.

Government plays a crucial role in a well-functioning capitalist society. That tenet, shaped at the La Follette School, informs alum Mark Cassell's researching and teaching at Kent State University.

The importance of how societies, nations, states and universities make decisions about who benefits from shared resources has never been more evident than this spring.
Ulrike Nischan and Rebecca McAtee will present their group's capstone workshop report at the Law and Society Association conference in San Francisco in June.
A paper by public affairs professors Donald Moynihan and Pamela Herd has won the Wilder School Award for Scholarship in Social Equity and Public Policy Analysis.
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