Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

2011 alum Jonny Hunter received the Forward under 40 award from the Wisconsin Alumni Association for his innovative Underground Food Collective and work in food policy.

Friday, 30 September 2011 00:00

Anam explores U.S. health policy

La Follette School student Tawsif Anam has shaped his curiosity about the U.S. health-care system into a career path.

Monday, 09 February 2015 00:00

Andersen takes policy skills to Audit Bureau

Virginia Andersen, a 2015 graduate of the La Follette School of Public Affairs, is a program analyst with the Wisconsin Legislative Audit Bureau.

Friday, 04 November 2016 08:11

Andrew Merluzzi, MPA

La Follette has incredible faculty who have provided me insight into the ways in which science can be changed – whether through economics, management, or incentive structures. Those are all possible levers to be pulled when thinking about policy change, and without the faculty and La Follette it’s hard to imagine understanding the true breadth of possible policy routes to take.

The practicality of the La Follette School program has stood Grant Cummings in good stead. In his position as an analyst with the Wisconsin Legislative Fiscal Bureau, Cummings finds he has used something from nearly every course he took at La Follette, even though he has been on the job for less than a year.

Sarah Hurley finds she has little trouble pacing herself as she starts her pursuit of a Master of Public Affairs degree with a focus on education policy.

The U.S. secretary of health's visit to Kenya went smoothly thanks to La Follette School alum Dave Baden.

Since graduating from the La Follette School, Andrew Behm (MPA ’15) has moved between the private and public sectors, but his work has always involved helping municipalities pay the bills. His new position as a capital finance officer at the Wisconsin Department of Administration (DOA) is in the same vein.

Wednesday, 06 November 2013 00:00

Behm deepens knowledge of energy policy

Andrew Behm enjoys working in a policy area that is beginning to change after decades of equilibrium — energy policy.

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