Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
La Follette School faculty share their expertise on voting, Wisconsin politics and economics, and the Great Recession.
La Follette School faculty and alumni are presenting research at the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management's fall research conference this week.
La Follette School alum Tamarine Cornelius of the Wisconsin Council on Children and Families will be the first speaker for the spring Policy and a Pint from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, February 20, at Brocach, 7 West Main Street.
Tuesday, 31 July 2012 08:01

Feggestad helps city deliver services

While working as finance director for Blackhawk Technical College, Natalie Feggestad realized what she enjoyed most about her job was helping staff in other units navigate finance and budget processes, so she added a  Master of Public Affairs degree to her certification as a public accountant.
Thanks to the Great Recession, interest in household finance and consumer behavior has been increasing, professor J. Michael Collins notes, and that interest opens up opportunities for more rigorous evaluations of programs to improve people's financial capabilities.

The integration of individual financial capability into public policy will be explored in a policy conversation led by La Follette School professor Michael Collins on Tuesday, October 22, at noon in the school's conference room.

Colorado’s new Marijuana Enforcement Division has a sustainable and predictable financing plan thanks to La Follette School alum Dorinda Floyd.

Thursday, 07 March 2013 07:40

Forum to examine state budget

Economist Andrew Reschovsky is part of a forum discussing Wisconsin's state budget on Tuesday, March 12, at noon in the Education Building.
Friday, 02 December 2016 15:54

Garrett Martin, MIPA

My internship at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) gave me the opportunity to work for a quasi-federal agency and gain valuable experience evaluating bank regulations, risk-management strategies, and consumer protection practices.

1999 La Follette School alum Carrie Templeton is the new executive assistant at the Wisconsin Department of Corrections. She oversees key activities and is a top adviser to Secretary Rick Raemisch, Deputy Secretary Ismael Ozanne and Governor Jim Doyle on legislative and policy matters.
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