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Student profiles

  • Portrait of Haoyan Wang.

    Haoyan (Ken) Wang, MIPA

    "I was drawn to La Follette mainly because of its faculty expertise, alumni network, and most importantly, many professional opportunities offered to its students."

  • Portrait of Andrew VanderMeer

    Andrew VanderMeer, MPA

    "The professors, students, and alumni of the La Follette School are part and parcel of so much of government here in Madison, which makes for a wonderful array of career opportunities"

  • Photo of Mark Moralez

    Mark Moralez, MPA

    "The coursework alone is top-tier, but talking to my peers and hearing their stories was a surprisingly invaluable source of knowledge and growth for me."

  • Photo of Angela Maloney.

    Angela Maloney, MPA

    "Learning more about the human impact of policy as well as the benefit of being able to obtain an MPA with just one additional year post-undergrad were huge draws for me."

  • Photo of Troy Wilson.

    Troy Wilson, MPA

    "I would like to use my La Follette education and previous experience in legislative and NGO settings to make a difference and promote the Wisconsin Idea."

  • Photo of Casey Hanson.

    Casey Hanson, MPA, MPH, Certificates in Gender and Women’s Studies and Intervention and Prevention Sciences

    "I was drawn to La Follette because of the renowned faculty and opportunities to network with alumni and other important individuals in the policy realm."

  • Profile photo of Mitchell Wenzel

    Mitchell Wenzel, MPA

    "Madison has a plethora of opportunities for government agencies and nonprofits as the state’s hub of those sectors."

  • Profile photo of Sukhvir Singh

    Sukhvir Singh, MPA, MPH

    "I hope to contribute to criminal justice reform by analyzing and advocating for policy changes surrounding the health of currently and formerly incarcerated individuals."

  • Profile photo of Gillian Giglierano

    Gillian Giglierano, MPA

    "The access to resources and connections you receive when you’re a La Follette student is incredible!"

  • Profile photo of Samuel Landowski

    Samuel Landowski, MPA

    "I am continuously inspired by my peers’ expertise and passion and am happy to call many of them close friends."

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