Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

After five years as a financial analyst, Ed Cubero is turning his attention to studying energy policy and analysis and public affairs at the La Follette School.

Based on the number of business cards swapped, hands shaken and questions asked, the first "La Follette in D.C." program was an outstanding success in bringing students to the U.S. capital to meet alumni and employers.

After a year in Kansas City as an L.P. Cookingham Management fellow, 2008 alum Carissa DeCramer headed to Washington, D.C., to become a budget analyst for Rock Creek National Park.

The La Follette School helped Kathryn Reif come out of her analytical shell. Trained as a mechanical engineer, she wanted to learn more about the legal policies that were shaping the future of her employer, Alliant Energy.
Friday, 30 September 2016 07:48

Demetri Vincze (MPA '16)

My La Follette experience has enabled me to see how data can drive policy as well as consider its implications for program evaluation and performance management.

Wednesday, 19 September 2012 00:00

Dickinson plans to advocate for poverty policies

Student Michele Dickinson's desire to lead a nonprofit organization and advocate for state policies to address poverty arises from her experience as a single, teen mother in concert with her undergraduate majors and volunteer activities.

Liz Drilias did not expect to go to prison after she graduated from the La Follette School of Public Affairs.

Wanting to develop a professional career in which he can apply his technical background in engineering to pressing policy issues, Phillip Duran came to the La Follette School to pursue a Master of Public Affairs degree, in addition to a master of science in environment and resources at the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies.

Tuesday, 29 May 2012 00:00

Eadie plans to tackle education policy

Two years of students dropping out, violence in school and disengaged parents brought Selina Eadie to the La Follette School to earn a Master of Public Affairs degree.

Friday, 29 January 2010 00:00

Edwards analyzes human capital

Gaining a better understanding of the role census data play in the allocation of federal grants to states is part of Amber Edwards' job as an analyst for the U.S. Government Accountability Office in Washington, D.C.

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