Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

Professor Greg Nemet, Assistant Professor Morgan Edwards, and two La Follette School alumni are among a cohort that received the 2020 Research Cluster Grant from UW–Madison’s Robert F. and Jean E. Holtz Center for Science and Technology Studies.

La Follette School faculty and alumni presented research and participated in discussions at the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management conference in November.

Alum Andria Hayes-Birchler's employer has recognized her efforts to weave gender equity into decisions about whether the United States should give a country development aid.

The American Sociological Association (ASA) honored La Follette School Professor Jason Fletcher and co-author Dalton Conley with two awards for their book, The Genome Factor: What the Social Genomics Revolution Reveals about Ourselves, Our History & the Future.

Professor Jason Fletcher of the La Follette School of Public Affairs received a 2016 Distinguished Author Award from Health Economics for making a significant contribution to the journal.

La Follette School Professor Jason Fletcher received a 2019 Vilas Mid-Career Award for excellence in research and teaching from UW–Madison’s Office of the Provost. The award, which provides flexible research funding for one year, is funded by the estate of William F. Vilas (1840-1908).

La Follette School economist Jason Fletcher has been awarded a $92,730 grant from the Russell Sage Foundation to analyze three school-based longitudinal datasets from the past three decades to assess educational mobility.

La Follette School professor Jason M. Fletcher has won the 2013-2014 prize for the Best Research in Health & Society from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health & Society Scholars program at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

Former Wisconsin Gov. Tommy Thompson was right at home Sunday, May 15, when he addressed the Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs’ Class of 2016 at the state Capitol. A two-time graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Thompson began his political career in the Wisconsin Assembly Chamber – the same room where 35 of the La Follette School’s 38 graduates received their diplomas.

Two La Follette School of Public Affairs faculty members at the University of Wisconsin–Madison have received honors from the William T. Grant Foundation to advance the well-being of families and children.
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