I spent a year working at a rural homeless shelter in Colorado. This experience sparked my desire to work in policy, specifically housing and welfare policy. I am hoping to use my MPA to help make housing more accessible for everyone.
Like the Bard himself, Ethan Dickler was inspired by a muse of fire when he sat down to write a paper for Policy Making Process (PA 874).
Public policies to protect natural resources and the environment are among the most important and controversial issues in local, state, and national government. Social science theories and methods help explain why and how American governments regulate the environment.
Does asking people to spy on their neighbors save water? According to a new study led by La Follette School Associate Professor Manny Teodoro, the answer is yes—although the full story is complicated in an interesting way.
The 2021 recipients of the Herb Kohl Public Service Research Competition are La Follette School faculty members Yang Wang, Barbara Wolfe, Manuel P. Teodoro, and Mark Copelovitch. The Kohl Competition supports nonpartisan research that informs critical public policy and governance debates and advances evidence-based decision-making.
Want to spend a fun and interesting 45 minutes with some amazing La Follette School professors? Tune into 1050 Bascom, the Department of Political Science podcast produced by Director of Undergraduate Engagement Amy Gangl and hosted by students Adam Wigger and Sam Buisman.
The American Water Works Association (AWWA) named Associate Professor Manny Teodoro the recipient of its 2020 Best Paper Award in the Management & Leadership Division. Teodoro’s paper, Water and sewer affordability in the United States, was published in the March 8, 2019, issue of AWWA Water Science.
La Follette School Associate Professor Manny Teodoro will participate in a panel discussion about democracy in the United States in the aftermath of the November elections on Monday, December 7 at 5 p.m.