Joel Rogers

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

Rogers, Joel

Contact

jrogers@cows.org
608-262-4266

Curriculum Vitae

Websites:
COWS

Education

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

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 strategy center on high-road development that also operates the Mayors Innovation ProjectState Smart Transportation Initiative (with Smart Growth America), and ProGov21. Rogers has written widely on party politics, democratic theory, and cities and urban regions. Along with many scholarly and popular 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: How It Really Works. Joel is an active citizen as well as academic. He has worked with and advised many politicians and social movement leaders, and has initiated and/or helped lead several progressive NGOs (including the New Party [now the Working Families Party], EARNWRTP, Apollo Alliance [now part of the Blue Green Alliance], Emerald Cities CollaborativeState Innovation Exchange, and EPIC-N [Educational Partnership for Innovation in Communities Network). He is a contributing editor of The Nation and Boston Review, 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.

Scholarship & Publications

Law Repository

Teaching Areas

  • Administrative Law

Recently Taught Courses


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