Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

Geoffrey Wallace

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

Geoffrey Wallace
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Office: 201 Observatory Hill Office Building
Phone: 608 265-6025
Fax: 608 265-3233
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Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
University of Wisconsin - Madison
1225 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706-1211

Current CV

Geoffrey Wallace is a professor of public affairs and economics. He teaches courses in race, inequality, and public policy, as well as statistics and economics.

Wallace’s research focuses on the economics of labor and families, and policy issues related to poverty. His current projects examine issues concerning child support enforcement and the economics of aging.

At the La Follette School, Wallace also serves as the Kohl Chair of Undergraduate Policy Instruction and has been transformational in designing and delivering the School’s first undergraduate certificate programs.

Originally from Milwaukee, Wallace received his doctorate in economics from Northwestern University and joined the UW–Madison faculty in 2000.


Current Course(s)

La Follette Working Papers and Other Publications