Michael Knaak

Position title: Administrative Assistant

Email: mknaak@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-265-4087

Chief Assistant Tommy Thompson Center

Michael Thomas Knaak is the Administrative Assistant of the Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership. Michael attended Carthage College in Kenosha, Wisconsin and graduated with a Bachelor of the Arts degree in December, 2017.  His areas of study included political science, economics, international relations and security, graphic design, religion, and western heritage. Michael’s research has focused on a number of thorny domestic and international topics, and he has presented his work on the interplay between sanctions and nuclear proliferation at a national conference.