Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

The best thing the La Follette School has done for me is strengthened my quantitative skills. When I first started grad school, I was a bit worried about being enrolled in classes such as statistics, but I am very grateful for it now. These skills helped me secure an internship and make me a much more well-rounded student and job candidate.

 A school voucher program in Milwaukee increased the chances of students graduating from high school and going on to college, according to La Follette School professor John Witte.

Don Moynihan wants to make interacting with government easier for everyone.The internationally recognized public management expert is focusing his studies on "administrative burdens" — the difficulties and impediments people encounter when they try to access government services.

Thursday, 13 October 2011 08:16

Moynihan examines Hurricane Katrina, red tape

How an agency's culture affects the actions the agency takes is illuminated in new research from public affairs scholar Donald Moynihan on the federal response to Hurricane Katrina.
Professor Donald Moynihan and co-author Stéphane Lavertu are meeting with an official from the U.S. Government Accountability Office in November to discuss new research on the federal government's use of performance management data.

Professor Don Moynihan, an internationally recognized public management expert, has succeeded Professor Susan Webb Yackee as director of UW-Madison’s La Follette School of Public Affairs. Yackee, meanwhile, will continue to serve as director of the La Follette School’s Board of Visitors.

Tuesday, 19 June 2012 06:01

Moynihan wins national book award

Management expert Donald Moynihan has won an award from the American Political Science Association in recognition of the significant impact his 2008 book has had on public administration scholarship since its publication.
Wednesday, 10 October 2012 08:00

Moynihan's research recognized

Two public administration organizations are honoring professor Donald Moynihan for his expertise in public management.
A La Follette School international workshop report is required reading for 220 senior military and civilian officers enrolled at the National Defense University.
Wednesday, 11 January 2012 11:25

National media cite La Follette faculty

Two La Follette School economists have had their research cited in the national news recently.
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