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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.

Miriam Seifter

Miriam Seifter

Assistant professor, law

Expert on administrative law, state and local government law, executive power, federalism, and the U.S. Supreme Court

Eleanor Powell

Eleanor Powell

Assistant professor, political science

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

Kathryn Moeller

Kathryn Moeller

Asst. professor, Educational Policy Studies; affiliate, Gender & Women's Studies/Latin American, Caribbean, Iberian

Expert on gender equity and feminism and on philanthropy and corporate social responsibility in the fields of education and international development

Steven  Wright

Steven Wright

Instructor, law

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

Jennifer Gaddis

Jennifer Gaddis

Assistant Professor, Civil Society & Community Studies

Expert on school lunch workers, history of the U.S. National School Lunch Program, farm-to-school programs, and food work as a form of care work.

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.

Lewis Friedland

Lewis Friedland

Journalism and Mass Communication, Sociology (affiliated)

Lew Friedland studies the role of civil society in democracy and how our social relations and cleavages affect our politics.

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.

Ed Jalinske

UW-Madison Office of Cybersecurity

Expert on Cybersecurity education, training, awareness, and policy

Alex Wiedenhoeft

Alex Wiedenhoeft

Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Botany

Specialist in the anatomy and function of wood, forensic wood science, and forensic botany

Jo Handelsman

Jo Handelsman

Director, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery

Vilas Research Professor, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor, and Director, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, University of Wisconsin – Madison.

Lisa Rand

Lisa Rand

A. W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for Research in the Humanities

Expert on the past and present of space technology and space junk, history of gender and technology, planetary analogs

Gina Bryan

Gina Bryan

Clinical Professor; Director, Post Graduate Psychiatry Program

Psychiatric advanced practice registered nurse; frequent state and national policy advisor on opioids, nursing scope of practice, and access to mental healthcare

Emilia Tjernström

Emilia Tjernström

Assistant professor, Public Affairs and Agricultural and Applied Economics

Expert on development economics, with a focus on agricultural technology adoption, social networks, political economy, and the role of beliefs and learning in shaping decision-making.

Gavin Luter

Gavin Luter

Director, UniverCity Alliance

Expert about university/community partnerships, with an emphasis on K-12 schools, including place-based anchor institution partnership development and how to assess their impact