Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Thursday, December 26, 2019

Faculty members, student receive Honored Instructor Awards

Mark Copelovitch, Tim Smeeding, Victoria Casola Mark Copelovitch, Tim Smeeding, Victoria Casola

Professors Mark Copelovitch and Tim Smeeding as well as Master of Public Affairs student Victoria Casola received Fall 2019 Honored Instructor Awards. Through the Honored Instructor program, University Housing residents nominate outstanding classroom instructors who have impacted them positively, challenged them, helped them learn, and inspired them.

Copelovitch is a professor of political science and public affairs, and Smeeding is the Lee Rainwater Distinguished Professor of Public Affairs and Economics. Copelovitch and Smeeding teach both undergraduate and graduate courses. Casola, who received a bachelor’s degree in political science and history from UW–Madison, is a teaching assistant for the Department of Political Science.