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Katherine Cramer | Interim Director of the Morgridge Center for Public Service, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Current Position and Past Experience
Katherine J. Cramer is the Interim Director of the Morgridge Center for Public Service and a Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is also an affiliate faculty member in UW-Madison’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication, the LaFollette School of Public Affairs, the Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology, and the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education.

Education, Honors and Achievements
Cramer earned her BA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and her PhD from the University of Michigan.

She is the recipient of the 2012 APSA Qualitative and Multi-Method Research Section Award for the best qualitative or multi-method submission to the American Political Science Review, a 2006 UW-Madison Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching Award, a 2012-2014 UW-Madison Vilas Associate Award, and a 2015-2018 Leon Epstein Faculty Fellow.

Personal Details and Community Involvement
Cramer serves on the board of the YWCA Madison and the City of Madison Equal Opportunities Commission. She enjoys spending time with her 7-year-old daughter and taking bike rides at dawn.

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