Joel Rogers

Professor of Law, Political Science, Public Affairs and Sociology; Director, COWS

Rogers, Joel

E-mail: jrogers@cows.org
Telephone: 608-262-4266

Education:
Ph.D., Princeton University
J.D., Yale Law School
B.A., Yale College

Teaching Areas:
Administrative Law

Recently Taught Courses
940 Public Law & Private Power

Biography



Joel Rogers is the Sewell-Bascom Professor of Law, Political Science, Public Affairs, and Sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he also directs COWS, the national high-road strategy center. Rogers has written widely on American politics and democratic theory. Along with many articles, his books include The Hidden Election, On Democracy, Right Turn, Metro Futures, Associations and Democracy, Works Councils, Working Capital, What Workers Want, Cites at Work, and American Society. Joel has also worked with and advised many politicians and social movement leaders, and founded, co-founded, and helped operate several progressive NGOs (including the New Party, Economic Analysis Research Network, Apollo Alliance, Emerald Cities Collaborative, and State Innovation Exchange). He is a contributing editor of The Nation and Boston Review. Along with various academic honors, he is a MacArthur Foundation Fellow, and identified by Newsweek as one of the 100 living Americans most likely to shape U.S. politics and culture in the 21st century.





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