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University of Wisconsin–Madison

Tag politics, government, public policy

Adrian Treves

Adrian Treves

Professor of environmental studies

Expert on coexistence and conflicts between people and wildlife worldwide, especially wolves, bears, and big cats.

Vicki Bier

Vicki Bier

Professor, industrial and systems engineering; director, Center for Human Performance and Risk Analysis

Expert on risk analysis and decision analysis, as applied to nuclear power safety, homeland security and critical-infrastructure protection

Barry  Burden

Barry Burden

Professor, political science

Expert on American politics

Dietram Scheufele

Dietram Scheufele

John E. Ross Professor and Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor, Life Sciences Communication

Expert on public opinion, science emerging technologies, new media and politics

Joanne Cantor

Joanne Cantor

Professor emerita, communication arts; director, Center for Communication Research

Expert on the psychological impact of the media (including digital devices) on the emotions and thoughts of children and adults

Donald Waller

Donald Waller

Professor of botany, environmental studies

Expert in ecology, evolutionary biology, conservation biology and biodiversity policy

Harry Brighouse

Harry Brighouse

Professor, philosophy; affiliate professor, educational policy studies

Political and moral philosopher with expertise on education and family policy

Robert Streiffer

Robert Streiffer

Professor, philosophy and bioethics

Expert on ethics and policy issues arising from agricultural and medical biotechnology

Peter (Pete) Nowak

Peter (Pete) Nowak

Professor, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies

Expert in the complex relations between Wisconsin agriculture and soil and water resources

Harvey Jacobs

Harvey Jacobs

Professor, urban and regional planning; professor, Gaylord Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies

Expert on private property rights, social conflict over public regulation of property, public policy for private property (e.g. zoning)

Walter Dickey

Walter Dickey

Emeritus professor, law

Criminal law, sentencing, specialized courts

Dennis Dresang

Dennis Dresang

Professor emeritus, political science, La Follette School of Public Affairs

Expert on state and local politics, public management

Barry Orton

Barry Orton

Professor emeritus, telecommunications, professional development and applied studies

Telecommunications policy, Internet utilization, cable television regulation, media industries

Donald Downs

Donald Downs

Professor, political science, law and journalism

Expert on constitutional law, criminal law, civil liberties, academic freedom, free speech and military-university relations

Katherine (Kathy) Cramer

Katherine (Kathy) Cramer

Int. Director, Morgridge Center for Public Service; professor, poli sci; affiliate: J School, LaFollette, Forestry

Expert on civic engagement and political participation, student engagement, public opinion, racial dialogue, political discussion, deliberation, political communication

Barbara  Wolfe

Barbara Wolfe

Professor, economics, population health sciences, public affairs

Expert on health economics with a focus on vulnerable populations

Chris Kucharik

Chris Kucharik

Professor, agronomy and Nelson Institute Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment

Expert on agroecosystems, agroclimatology, soil carbon sequestration, ecological modeling, water resources, climate change, and extreme weather

Michael Schatzberg

Michael Schatzberg

Professor, political science

Expert on African politics, African international relations and comparative political culture

Ronald Numbers

Ronald Numbers

Professor, history of science and medicine

Expert on the history of science, medicine and religion, especially creationism and intelligent design

Myra  Ferree

Myra Ferree

Professor, sociology

Comparative studies of gender and politics, especially European and American feminist movements

Joseph (Joe) Elder

Joseph (Joe) Elder

Professor, sociology, languages and cultures of Asia, integrated liberal studies

Expert on South Asia and West Asia

John Rudolph

John Rudolph

Professor, curriculum and instruction, history of science, educational policy studies

Expert on the history of science education in the United States, teaching the nature of science in schools

Russ Castronovo

Russ Castronovo

Professor, English and American studies

American culture and literature

Sharon Dunwoody

Sharon Dunwoody

Professor, journalism and mass communication

Expert on public understanding of science, particularly the role of science, environment and health messages in mass media

Andrew Reschovsky

Andrew Reschovsky

Professor, public affairs and applied economics, La Follette School of Public Affairs

Expert on public finance, school finance, Wisconsin government spending and taxation, federal tax policy, property tax

Keith Findley

Keith Findley

Assistant Professor of Law; co-director, Wisconsin Innocence Project; president, Innocence Network

Expert on criminal appeals, post-conviction review and wrongful convictions

Stephen Kantrowitz

Stephen Kantrowitz

Professor, history; affiliated faculty, American Indian Studies

Expert on 19th-century U.S. politics, slavery, reconstruction and white supremacy

Calvin DeWitt

Calvin DeWitt

Professor, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies

Expert on land stewardship, purchased development rights, local government environmental policy, wetland ecology, environmental stewardship, faith-based stewardship

Scott Straus

Scott Straus

Professor, political science, international studies

Expert on African politics, genocide, human rights and civil war

Doug Maynard

Doug Maynard

Professor, sociology

Using audio and video recordings, I study the practices of talk and interaction in legal, medical and other settings

Dhavan Shah

Dhavan Shah

Professor, mass communication and political science

Expert on social psychology of media influence, especially communication effects on political judgment, public opinion, civic participation and electoral engagement

Edward  Friedman

Edward Friedman

Professor emeritus, political science

Expert on Chinese politics, US-Asian relations, international political economy, democratization

James  LaGro Jr.

James LaGro Jr.

Professor, urban and regional planning, Gaylord Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies

Expert on urban planning and design, land use policy, and sustainably built environments

Kenneth Streit

Kenneth Streit

Clinical associate professor (emeritus), law

Criminal justice systems, arrest statistics for juveniles and adults, prison, jail and juvenile institutions

Volker Radeloff

Volker Radeloff

Associate professor, forest and wildlife ecology

Expert on conservation biology, threats to biodiversity by land use and especially housing development, wildland fire

Robert Haveman

Robert Haveman

Professor emeritus, economics and La Follette School of Public Affairs

Expert in the economics of social and poverty policy and the application of benefit-cost analysis

John Witte

John Witte

Professor, political science and public affairs

Expert on education policy, tax and budget policy, and state and local government

Donald Moynihan

Donald Moynihan

Director of the La Follette School of Public Affairs and professor of Public Affairs

Expert in the management of public organizations, performance measurement, crisis response, public sector reform

Jack Mitchell

Jack Mitchell

Professor, journalism and mass communication

Public broadcasting, not-for-profit media, media ethics

Diana Hess

Diana Hess

Dean, School of Education; Professor, Curriculum & Instruction

Expert on democratic education, social studies teaching and learning, the inclusion of controversial political and legal issues in schools