Russ Feingold to Teach IS 601 On Campus Fall 2018

Russ Feingold, the former state and U.S. senator will teach on campus in Fall 2018 as a Distinguished Visiting Lecturer in International Studies. He will teach a capstone seminar for International Studies majors entitled IS 601: “Negotiating Peace in the African Great Lakes Region.” Students will be able to enroll the course when registration is open in spring.

“I am thrilled to be returning to my alma mater to teach, having benefitted so greatly from the education I received at UW–Madison,” Feingold said.

Feingold will spend the Fall 2018 semester in residence in the UW–Madison Institute for Regional and International Studies (IRIS) as a Distinguished Visiting Lecturer. Distinguished Visiting Lecturers provide a practitioner’s perspective on current affairs by teaching special topics courses, hosting public events, engaging with faculty, and sharing in the intellectual life of the university.

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