Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Wednesday, 22 May 2013 10:04

Journal honors Moynihan

Professor Donald Moynihan has won the Haldane prize for one of the best articles published in 2012 by the journal Public Administration.
Two articles by public management expert Donald Moynihan have been selected as among the most influential to be published by the journal Public Administration Review.

The editors of the Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis selected a paper by Deven Carlson (MPA ’15) and colleagues at the University of Oklahoma and University of New Mexico as one of the three best articles published during 2016.

The Wisconsin K-12 Energy Education Program (KEEP) honored La Follette School of Public Affairs faculty member Gregory Nemet with its 2016 Higher Education Energy Educator of the Year Award.

Professor Isao Kamata has won a $37,000 grant from the University of Wisconsin–Madison Graduate School to analyze the effects of globalization on Japanese firms and the goods they produce.
La Follette School professor Isao Kamata one of six University of Wisconsin–Madison faculty members to receive grants from the campus Center for World Affairs and the Global Economy.

The secret to greater government efficiency is program evaluation and performance management, believes Kristina Krull, whose interests have broadened during her three semesters at the La Follette School.

La Follette School director Barbara Wolfe has won a Guggenheim Fellowship. The award recognizes artists, scholars and scientists based on distinguished past achievement and exceptional future promise.

Former Wisconsin Gov. Tommy Thompson will receive an honorary degree from the University of Wisconsin–Madison this May. The La Follette School of Public Affairs and the Department of Political Science nominated Thompson, who received bachelor’s and law degrees from UW–Madison in the 1960s.

The La Follette School ranks 12th overall among the nation's best graduate programs in public affairs, and six specialty areas rank in the top 15 in the 2013 edition of U.S. News and World Report's Best Graduate Schools.
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