Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

La Follette School Professor Jason Fletcher will discuss his pioneering research that explores the integration of sociology and genetics – sometimes called socio-genomics – in Green Bay on October 24 and in Madison on November 5.

La Follette School Professor Jason Fletcher received a $440,000 two-year grant from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development to study the short- and long-term influences of school peers on childhood obesity and fitness in New York City.

La Follette School Professor Jason Fletcher will present Molecular Me: Implications of the Genomics Revolution on Thursday, April 18 in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. The 90-minute presentation at the Mead Public Library begins at 7 p.m.

La Follette School Professor Jason Fletcher and four UW–Madison colleagues received a five-year, $2 million grant from the National Institute on Aging (NIA). Fletcher, who also serves as director of UW–Madison’s Center for Demography of Health and Aging, is leading the project with Emeritus Professor Alberto Palloni of the Department of Sociology.

UW–Madison’s Center for Demography of Health and Aging (CDHA) has selected La Follette School Professor Jason Fletcher as its director, effective this month.

Wednesday, 13 April 2016 15:34

Fletcher promoted to full professor

The Executive Committee of the Social Studies Divisional Committee promoted Jason Fletcher to full professor in March. Fletcher joined the faculty at the La Follette School of Public Affairs in fall 2013.

The American Sociological Association (ASA) honored La Follette School Professor Jason Fletcher and co-author Dalton Conley with two awards for their book, The Genome Factor: What the Social Genomics Revolution Reveals about Ourselves, Our History & the Future.

Professor Jason Fletcher of the La Follette School of Public Affairs received a 2016 Distinguished Author Award from Health Economics for making a significant contribution to the journal.

La Follette School Professor Jason Fletcher received a 2019 Vilas Mid-Career Award for excellence in research and teaching from UW–Madison’s Office of the Provost. The award, which provides flexible research funding for one year, is funded by the estate of William F. Vilas (1840-1908).

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.

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