Mariel Barnes joins the La Follette School as an assistant professor of public affairs this fall. Her primary research agenda examines everyday forms of violence against women, gender, and the politics of the welfare state with a specific focus on highly industrialized countries.
Robyn Rowe, visiting assistant professor at the La Follette School, will present the Gender & Women’s Studies Colloquium on Thursday, January 24.
An overflow audience of more than 280 people asked a wide range of questions about the 2016 presidential election during a panel discussion November 15 sponsored by the La Follette School of Public Affairs and the Elections Research Center at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
Professor Tim Smeeding explores four policy problems brought on by declining fertility and a growing proportion of elders in an article published in Science magazine.
2010 alum Emma Hynes is a health-care policy analyst with the Wisconsin Council on Children and Families and a policy associate and program manager with the Wisconsin Alliance for Women's Health.
Sara Koliner was in a job training session when she got a crash course on the U.S. health system. What she learned eventually brought her to the La Follette School to pursue a public affairs degree.