Marci McCoy-Roth brings experience with nonprofit and state government work to her position as senior director for public policy and communications with Child Trends, a nonprofit, nonpartisan research center that studies children at all stages of development.
Education policies too often get in the way of student learning, La Follette School student Ciara Mentzer discovered when she was a fourth-grade bilingual teacher in the South Bronx in New York City.
Christian Moran's love of approaching problems from different perspectives brought him from journalism to policy analysis. "I like having the ability to look at problems and improve situations," the 2006 alum says.
Professor Donald Moynihan offers practical advice on bridging the gap between academics and policymakers in comments on an entry in a blog published by the journal Governance.
Whether social media can be an effective tool for governments to increase access for lower income and less-educated citizens will be discussed in a webinar on Wednesday, September 16, featuring La Follette School professor Donald Moynihan.