Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Thursday, March 28, 2019

Thompson Center hosting speakers in Madison, Green Bay, Milwaukee

Thompson Center hosting speakers in Madison, Green Bay, Milwaukee

The Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership at UW–Madison has several events scheduled across the state in the next several weeks. The first event features Michael Murphy, who will discuss the state of contemporary politics in the United States, on Friday, March 29 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at the Fluno Center.

On April 1, Donna Brazile and Kelly Ayotte will lead a conversation at UW–Milwaukee spanning across political parties with a focus on women in leadership and politics. Brazile is a veteran Democratic political strategist, adjunct professor, author, and syndicated columnist. A Republican, Ayotte served in the US Senate for New Hampshire from 2011 to 2017.

That same week, David Axelrod and Karl Rove will participate in a Point-Counterpoint Conversation on Wednesday, April 3 at UW–Green Bay. Rove was a senior advisor to President George W. Bush, and Axelrod was a senior advisor to President Barack Obama.

On April 18, former US Attorney General Alberto Gonzales and Attorney Dean Strang will speak about criminal justice reform at UW–Madison’s Discovery Building.

Details about these and other Thompson Center events are online, where free tickets may be requested.