Tana Johnson’s work is driven by big puzzles in international relations and by important problems in the real world.
Zhenhuan (Reed) Lei is an Assistant Professor of Public Affairs and Political Science. His research focuses on comparative political economy, authoritarian politics, and Chinese politics.
Ross Milton is an Assistant Professor of Public Affairs. His research focuses on the political economy and public finance of state and local taxes.
Gregory Nemet is a Professor at the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s La Follette School of Public Affairs. His research focuses on understanding the process of technological change and the ways in which public policy can affect it.
Professor Jon Pevehouse’s research interests lie in international relations, international political economy, U.S. foreign policy, international organizations, and political methodology.
Héctor Pifarré i Arolas is an Assistant Professor of Public Affairs.
Lauren Schmitz is an assistant professor of public affairs. She uses social, genomic, and epigenomic data to study how social inequalities shape disparities in health and socioeconomic attainment.
Timothy M. (Tim) Smeeding is the Lee Rainwater Distinguished Professor of Public Affairs and Economics . He was director of the Institute for Research on Poverty from 2008–2014.
Professor Manny Teodoro’s research focuses on U.S. environmental policy and implementation, including empirical analyses of environmental justice.
Associate Professor Yang Wang’s primary research interests are in applied microeconomics, health economics, and applied econometrics. Yang Wang is an Associate Professor of Public Affairs. Her primary research interests are in applied microeconomics, health economics, and applied econometrics.