IGPA’s leadership team uses their experience and expertise in the policy world to lift the work of scholars from across the University of Illinois System.
Robin Fretwell Wilson
Director of Institute of Government and Public Affairs
Currently on temporary leave, please contact Brenda Hixson if you have questions at 217-265-7144
Robin Fretwell Wilson is the Director of the Institute of Government and Public Affairs (IGPA) for the University of Illinois System and the Mildred Van Voorhis Jones Chair in Law at the University of Illinois College of Law. Professor Wilson co-leads IGPA’s Equity, Justice and Human Flourishing Working Group. A prolific scholar, Professor Wilson is a member of the American Law Institute, a MacArthur grant co-investigator, a Fulbright scholar, a Visiting Plumer Fellow at Oxford University, and has thrice been honored for her work with lawmakers on innovative laws that address thorny questions, such as how to mesh LGBT rights with protections for religious belief and practice.
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