Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

In three comprehensive studies, an international consortium of 20 researchers, including the La Follette School’s Greg Nemet and Sophia Rogers, found a major gap in climate change dialogue between science and policy.

La Follette School Professor Jason Fletcher will present Molecular Me: Exploring the Social Implications of the Genomics Revolution on June 5 at the Wisconsin Alumni Association (WAA).

In light of concerns about Social Security’s costs and benefit adequacy, La Follette School Professors Tim Smeeding and Pam Herd along with colleagues at The Urban Institute and Syracuse University propose an effective and relatively inexpensive targeted program to provide a minimally adequate income floor to old-age income through the Social Security system.

The Academy of Management’s Public and Nonprofit Division selected a study co-authored by La Follette School Director and Professor Don Moynihan as the best article published in 2017.

UW–Madison’s Center for Demography of Health and Aging (CDHA) has selected La Follette School Professor Jason Fletcher as its director, effective this month.

The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) selected Assistant Professor Rourke O’Brien to present his paper about the impact of FICO score knowledge on financial behavior.

Sunday, 08 April 2018 09:41

Yackee taking over as director

La Follette School faculty members have selected Professor Susan Yackee as the school’s next director.

Thanks to technological advances, researchers know more about the human microbiome, a person’s genetic makeup, and the human brain than anyone could have imagined decades earlier. This knowledge brings with it great potential but also challenges for policy.

More than a dozen of the nation’s top scholars on regulatory review participated in a daylong workshop sponsored by the La Follette School of Public Affairs and UW–Madison’s Law School on Friday, March 23.

More than 40 prospective students received a warm welcome from numerous La Follette School faculty members, staff, current students, and alumni March 19 during the school’s annual Visit Day.

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