Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
La Follette School faculty share their expertise in many ways and in many places throughout the school year and during the summer. Here is a sampling of their activities:

Alum Andria Hayes-Birchler's employer has recognized her efforts to weave gender equity into decisions about whether the United States should give a country development aid.

For student Andrew Walsh, receiving the Ina Jo Rosenberg and Shiri Eve Leah Gumbiner Fellowship makes possible the whole endeavor of earning dual master's degrees in public affairs and public health.

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

Kjell Magne Bondevik, former prime minister of Norway, will speak with La Follette School students and faculty at noon on Tuesday, September 28, in the La Follette School conference room.

David Rank, the former acting U.S. ambassador to China, will discuss and answer questions about his experiences in government, his decision to resign, and the current state of the U.S. State Department on Friday, July 14 at the La Follette School of Public Affairs.

Wednesday, 16 November 2011 10:30

GAO official to chat with students, give seminar

An official with the U.S. Government Accountability Office will be at the La Follette School on Monday to talk with students who are interested in working for the federal government. He also will present at the La Follette School seminar at noon.

La Follette School Professor Mark Copelovitch recently received a Daniel Louis and Genevieve Rustvold Goldy Faculty Fellow award to support his research activities.

Ulrike Nischan and Rebecca McAtee will present their group's capstone workshop report at the Law and Society Association conference in San Francisco in June.

Assistant Professor Emilia Tjernström received a grant to measure the effects of introducing performance-pay contracts for citizen journalists in an online English-language news company in Kenya. The study will improve understanding of whether performance contracts increase profits and how they affect journalists’ output quality.

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