The Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of MichiganThe Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan

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Faculty

Mary E. Corcoran

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Title:
Professor of Political Science and Women's Studies, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts; Professor of Public Policy, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy; Senior Associate Scientist, Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research
Email:
marycor@umich.edu
Admitted:
Degree Track:
Phone:
(734) 764-9517
Office:
Weill Hall
735 S. State St. #5223
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Biography

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Mary E. Corcoran is Professor of Political Science, Public Policy, Social Work, and Women's Studies. Her research focuses on the effects of gender and race discrimination on economic status and earnings, and on welfare and employment policies. Mary has published articles on intergenerational mobility, the underclass, and sex-based and race-based inequality. She teaches seminars on poverty and inequality and on women and employment.

Educational Background:

PhD in Social Policy and Education, Massachusetts Institute of Technology