Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

News: Koellinger

The Externalizing Consortium, an international research group co-founded by La Follette School Professor Philipp Koellinger, has identified 579 locations in the human genome associated with behaviors and disorders related to self-regulation, including addiction and child behavior problems.

In the mood for a little public policy over lunch? Join La Follette School professors Christine Durrance, Greg Nemet, Morgan Edwards, and Philipp Koellinger for their noon-time virtual talks this August, sponsored by Badger Talks LIVE.

La Follette School Professor Philipp Koellinger recently received a Daniel Louis and Genevieve Rustvold Goldy Faculty Fellow award to fund his research about how genes influence economic behavior and how insights into the genetic architecture of behavioral outcomes can inform social and medical research.

Monday, October 5, 2020

New Faculty Focus: Philipp Koellinger

How I got into behavioral genetics was a mixture of deep curiosity and luck in the form of opportunities that presented themselves over the years. I am deeply grateful that I had the opportunity to follow my curiosity rather than having to stick to narrowly defined disciplinary boundaries. I think this freedom has greatly benefited my work.

UW–Madison’s Center for Demography of Health and Aging (CDHA) received renewal of its funding via the National Institute of Health’s prestigious P30 grant. La Follette School Professor Jason Fletcher serves as CDHA director.

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Philipp Koellinger

Professor of Public Affairs

Professor Greg Nemet received a Kohl Public Service Research Competition award to support his work on climate change analysis and policy.

Ten faculty members will join the La Follette School in fall 2020, nearly doubling its roster. Several will teach core graduate-level courses, and others will bring exciting areas of expertise to the faculty.