Tag Political science

New leadership center inspired by Gov. Thompson’s legacy

May 26, 2017

“Gov. Thompson’s rich legacy deserves such recognition. He is a policy iconoclast who values quality research and analysis from across the political spectrum ,” La Follette School Director Donald Moynihan said.

Smeeding, known for income/poverty research, named as Galbraith Fellow

November 30, 2016

The American Academy of Political and Social Science (AAPSS) has named La Follette School Professor Tim Smeeding as its John Kenneth Galbraith Fellow for 2017.

UW study to examine women’s roles in peacemaking

November 22, 2016

The University of Wisconsin–Madison is hosting a project designed to explore women’s existing roles in African peacemaking and to see what lessons can be gleaned from their mostly informal initiatives.

Debate experts from UW–Madison

September 23, 2016

The following University of Wisconsin–Madison experts are available to speak with reporters covering the upcoming presidential debates. The first of three debates is scheduled for 8 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 26, at Hofstra University in Long Island, N.Y.

On Wisconsin magazine hosts chat with UW–Madison experts on election 2016

September 12, 2016

The magazine's article about the myriad ways campaigns and voters use social media will be the springboard for a live video chat Sept. 20.

Primary election experts from UW–Madison

March 28, 2016

Numerous experts from the University of Wisconsin–Madison are available to speak with reporters covering the April 5 primary and upcoming presidential election.

Poll compares opinions of public and scholars on foreign policy

August 17, 2015

How differently does the public view issues of foreign policy from scholars whose job it is to study the subject? Is one group more liberal or conservative than the other? And why do people think what they think?

Constitution Day celebrated at UW with panel discussion on elections

September 14, 2012

To mark Constitution Day in the United States, the American Democracy Forum, housed in the University of Wisconsin–Madison Department of Political Science, will hold a faculty panel discussion on constitutional issues in U.S. elections.