Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
A Pulitzer Prize-winning historian will highlight a conference next month marking the retirement of longtime La Follette School political scientist John Witte.
La Follette School political scientist John Witte will discuss his experience as dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Nazarbayev University in Astana, Kazakhstan, in a policy conversation on Tuesday, October 29, at noon in the at the La Follette School conference room.
David Miller is the University of Wisconsin System's next senior vice president for administration and fiscal affairs.
Friday, 25 January 2013 09:28

Dreyer appreciates alumni network

Steven Dreyer is pleased to report he feels "a little better all the time, as they say." The 1992 alum and urban education scholar has been recovering from a series of medical afflictions that forced him to step down as a lecturer at the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee several years ago. "I am moving back in the right direction overall all these days," he says.

The 1989 grad is back in the public sector after an eight-year stint in the private sector leading the Future of Child Welfare Initiative as a senior policy advisor to the secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families. He started in the position in June 2010.

La Follette School student Sierra Fischer is promoting strong and safe communities by helping the National Council on Crime and Delinquency calculate how many probation and parole agents, supervisors and support staff are needed at the Wisconsin Department of Corrections and predict future workload demand.

Monday, 08 November 2010 08:29

Higher education experts to speak

Whether financial aid based on need helps low-income students stay in college will be the topic of a La Follette School seminar at noon on Tuesday, December 7, in the La Follette School conference room.

1992 alum Jill J. Karofsky helps prosecutors with cases involving domestic violence and sexual assault as the state's first violence against women resource prosecutor.

Lieutenant colonel Jeffrey Kurka moved from his position as the department chair of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Army ROTC to the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa in Djibouti as of May 2010.

La Follette professor Susan Yackee and MPA student Sam Matteson got a firsthand look at the process of building a public university from scratch during a weeklong trip to Kazakhstan in October.

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