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Our Team

Our staff are experts in opposition and educational research, media communications, online campaigns. We are the progressive information hub for allied organizations and tens of thousands of activists across Wisconsin.

Scot Ross

Scot Ross

Executive Director
Mike Browne

Mike Browne

Deputy Director
Analiese Eicher

Analiese Eicher

Program Director
Cody Oliphant

Cody Oliphant

Online Director
Joanna Beilman-Dulin

Joanna Beilman-Dulin

Research Director

Kim Warkentin

Board President

Mandela Barnes

Board Member

Amy Loasching

Board Member

Our Profile

One Wisconsin Institute has established a reputable statewide and national profile, providing a leading voice for progressives in the media on a range of issues. In addition to regular appearances on MSNBC, our staff and our work has been cited in national media stories by major publications including the New York Times, the Nation, the Progressive Magazine, Associated Press, Bloomberg, Washington Post, Huffington Post, and USAToday.

Our Work

In the News

Associated Press, 05/07/2017
A study by One Wisconsin Institute revealed that on average, a graduate with a bachelor's degree will take 21 years to repay their student loans.
In the News

American Prospect, 01/11/2017
Frank v. Walker as well as One Wisconsin Institute, Inc., et al. v. Mark Thomsen, et al., both cases that contest Wisconsin’s photo-ID laws.
In the News

Public News Service, 12/27/2016
"One thing that really stood out to us at One Wisconsin Institute was the amount of debt that graduates from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh have."
In the News

Isthmus, 11/17/2016
Scot Ross of the liberal One Wisconsin Institute, says restrictive voting laws could have turned the state red for the first time in 32 years of presidential elections.
In the News

Shepherd Express, 11/15/2016
Analiese Eicher, program and development director for One Wisconsin Institute, said the voter ID law had an impact on voter turnout.
Press Release

One Wisconsin Institute, 11/07/2016
A federal court ruling in the voting rights suit paved the way for expanded days, hours and sites for early voting in Wisconsin.
In the News

Green Bay Press-Gazette, 10/30/2016
This week, the liberal-leaning group One Wisconsin Institute released emails obtained through an open records request.