University of Wisconsin–Madison

Dec. 8, Jennifer Ratner-Rosenhagen

The Ideas That Made the Wisconsin Idea

Jennifer Ratner-Rosenhagen standing behind a podium.
Jennifer Ratner-Rosenhagen, professor in the Department of History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, talks with audience members during a public lecture in the Elvehjem Building on March 4, 2020. Rather-Rosenhagen is a recipient of a 2020 Distinguished Teaching Award. (Photo by Bryce Richter / UW-Madison)

Jennifer Ratner-Rosenhagen is a Merle Curti and Vilas-Borghesi Distinguished Professor at UW–Madison’s Department of History.

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Fall 2020 Schedule of Speakers and Topics