Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

Funded in part by the Kohl Initiative

Town Hall – Beyond Health: The Social Impacts of COVID-19

Wednesday, September 30, 7 p.m. – Details & video

Professor J. Michael Collins, Professor Jason Fletcher, Assistant Professor Denia Garcia, Associate Professor Sarah Halpern-Meekin; moderated by La Follette School Director and Professor Susan Webb Yackee

Presented by UW–Madison’s La Follette School of Public Affairs and the Wisconsin Alumni Association

Swing State Wisconsin: The Major Issues for Voters this November

Friday, October 2, noon – Details & video

Professor Menzie Chinn, Associate Professor Christine Durrance; Professor Greg Nemet; Associate Professor Geoffrey Wallace

Presented by UW–Madison’s La Follette School of Public Affairs and WisPolitics.com

Town Hall – Foreign Relations, Trade, & Policy in 2021 & Beyond

Monday, October 12, 7 p.m. – Details & video

Professor Menzie Chinn, Professor Mark Copelovitch, Associate Professor Tana Johnson, Professor Jon Pevehouse

Presented by UW–Madison’s La Follette School of Public Affairs and the Wisconsin Alumni Association

Politics and Policy with Maggie Haberman

Thursday, October 29, 7 p.m. – Details & video

Public Affairs Journalist in Residence Maggie Haberman, The New York Times

Funded by the Kohl Initiative

Possible Post-Election Changes to Healthcare

Thursday, November 12, noon – Video

La Follette School Associate Professor Christine Durrance will participate on this WisPolitics.com panel discussion about possible post-election changes to healthcare, including the latest challenge to the Affordable Care Act (ACT), which the US Supreme Court will take up Nov. 10. Wisconsin Deputy Insurance Commissioner Nathan Houdek, Professor Daniel Sem of Concordia University, and G. William Hoagland of the Bipartisan Policy Center also will participate. The one-hour discussion moderated by WisPolitics President Jeff Mayers is free; however, registration is required for access.  

Sponsored by WisPolitics.com

Patrick J. Lucey: A Lasting Legacy

Thursday, November 12, 7 p.m. – Details & video

Professor Emeritus Dennis Dresang and former Govs. Jim Doyle and Scott McCallum discuss Dresang's new book on Wisconsin's 38th governor. Moderated by La Follette School Director and Professor Susan Webb Yackee. 

Co-sponsored by the Wisconsin Historical Society Press

2020 U.S. Election’s Influence on Foreign Policy

Thursday, Nov. 19, 1:30 p.m. - Details & registration

Two weeks after the presidential election, La Follette School Professor Jon Pevehouse will examine current events and international relations during this hour-long livestreamed event. Presented by the Wisconsin Alumni Association, the event will include time for audience questions. The program is free; however, registration is required to receive the link for participation.