Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Monday, May 16, 2022

Photo Gallery: Spring 2022 Events

Daniel Carpenter, Democracy by Petition

Harvard University Professor of Government Daniel Carpenter discussed his book Democracy by Petition, which traces the explosion and expansion of petitioning across the North American continent.

La Follette School Alumni & Friends Reception

The La Follette School hosted its annual networking and social event for La Follette School alumni, students, faculty, and staff in person for the first time since 2020.

Anne Case, The Great Divide: Education, Despair & Death

Anne Case, author of Deaths of Despair and the Future of Capitalism, gave an account of how the flaws in capitalism are harming America’s working class. The event was funded by the by the Hilldale Lecture Fund, the Center for Demography and Healthy Aging, and the Paul Offner Lecture Fund.

Catherine Rampell: Journalist in Residence

Washington Post columnist Catherine Rampell is UW–Madison’s spring 2022 Public Affairs Journalist in Residence. The La Follette School partnered with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel to sponsor a virtual event covering Rampell’s career, journalism, and the policy issues she covers. Later in the week, Rampell spoke with La Follette School students on campus.