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University of Wisconsin–Madison

Tag politics, government, public policy

Dan Meyer

Dan Meyer

Professor, social work

Expert on social policies affecting single-parent families and poverty

Michael Wagner

Michael Wagner

Assistant professor, School of Journalism and Mass Communication

Expert on elections, media, American politics, presidency, political communication, political behavior, public opinion, religion and politics, redistricting

Lori Lopez

Assistant Professor

Expert within media studies on representations of minorities and media activism

Lucas Graves

Lucas Graves

Assistant professor, journalism & mass communication

Expert on new media and fact-checking in journalism and politics

Sara McKinnon

Sara McKinnon

Associate professor, communication arts; affiliate faculty, gender & women's studies; affiliate faculty, global studies

Expert on US refugee and asylum law, immigration, gender violence, and women's human rights. I also work on experiences of transgender youth in schools.

Aleksandra Zgierska

Aleksandra Zgierska

Assistant professor, School of Medicine and Public Health

Board-certified family medicine and addiction medicine physician whose research focuses on opioid-treated chronic pain and addiction, especially involving opioids.

Kris Saha

Kris Saha

Assistant professor, biomedical engineering; Faculty member, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery

Expert on human biotechnologies, gene editing, CRISPR, stem cell biology, tissue engineering, science policy, human disease modeling and bioethics

Laura Albert

Laura Albert

Associate professor, industrial and systems engineering

Expert on operations research, mathematical modeling, and analytics.

Bill Rizzo

Local government specialist, UW Extension Local Government Center

Expert on civility in local government, and community dialogue and deliberation.

Eric Sundquist

Eric Sundquist

Managing director, State Smart Transportation Initiative (Center on Wisconsin Strategy)

Expert on transportation policy focused on sustainability, contemporary solutions, and social equity.

Martha ("Meg") Gaines

Martha ("Meg") Gaines

Director, Center for Patient Partnerships; Distinguished Clinical Professor, Law School

Expert on issues related to consumer health advocacy, health care policy advocacy and interdisciplinary health care education.

Yang Sao Xiong

Yang Sao Xiong

Assistant Professor, Social Work, Asian American Studies

Expert on social movements, Hmong, Asian and Hmong Americans, refugee and immigrant communities, English Learners, American political institutions and whiteness

Lawrence Berger

Lawrence Berger

Professor, School of Social Work; Director, Institute for Research on Poverty

Expert on the economic resources, sociodemographic characteristics, and public policies affecting parental behaviors and child and family well-being

Satya Rhodes-Conway

Senior associate, COWS; Managing director, Mayors Innovation Project

I work with local government to implement innovative policy that promotes the high road of sustainability, equity and democracy.

Eleanor Powell

Eleanor Powell

Assistant professor, political science

Expert on Congress, money in politics, and political parties.

Steven  Wright

Steven Wright

Instructor, law

Expert on voting rights, civil-rights law enforcement, and wrongful convictions.

Thomas (Tom) O'Guinn

Thomas (Tom) O'Guinn

Professor, marketing; Arthur C. Nielsen, Jr. Chair in Marketing Research

Expert on branding, consumer behavior, advertising, social class and consumption, and institutional responses by marketers to social disruption such as wars, recessions, oil spills,

Lindsay Palmer

Lindsay Palmer

Assistant Professor, School of Journalism and Mass Communication

Former journalist, current professor of global media ethics. Focuses on the safety of journalists in the field.

David O'Connor

David O'Connor

Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine; Associate Director, Wisconsin National Primate Research Center

Study the interplay of genetics, immunology, and viral pathogenesis. Focus on HIV/AIDS and novel viral pathogen emergence in human populations.

Carolina Sarmiento

Carolina Sarmiento

Assistant professor, Civil Society and Community Studies, School of Human Ecology; affiliate faculty, Urban and Regional

Expert on community based planning, urban development, governance, and cultural spaces in working class communities

Noah Williams

Noah Williams

Juli Plant Grainger Professor of Economics

Expert on macroeconomics, monetary policy, tax policy, and the Wisconsin economy. Can comment on national and state-level economic policy.

Robert Yablon

Assistant Professor of Law

Expert on the Supreme Court, the federal judicial system, and political/election law (including voting rights and campaign finance)

Timothy Smeeding

Timothy Smeeding

Lee Rainwater Distinguished Professor of Public Affairs and Economics, Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

Expert on social and economic mobility across generations; inequality of income, consumption and wealth; and poverty in national and cross-national contexts.

Yunji Kim

Yunji Kim

Asistant Professor, Planning & Landscape Architecture; Extension Specialist, Local Government Center

Expert on local government fiscal stress, local government revenues, local government services, and community wellbeing

Ramzi Fawaz

Ramzi Fawaz

Assistant Professor of English

I study the relationship between popular culture and radical social movements.