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Related Upcoming Events

Oct
05
The Critical Race Theory (CRT) Discussion Series is co-sponsored by the Ford School and the University of Michigan Law School. Graduate and professional students are invited to join us for our second session, "Activism and Sports." Lunch will be provided.
11:45 am to 1:00 pm
Nov
02
The Critical Race Theory (CRT) Discussion Series is co-sponsored by the Ford School and the University of Michigan Law School. Graduate and professional students are invited to join us for our third session, "Big Data, Incivility, and Social Media." Lunch will be provided.
11:45 am to 1:00 pm
Dec
06
Policy Talks @ the Ford School
In Automating Inequality , Virginia Eubanks systematically investigates the impacts of data mining, policy algorithms, and predictive risk models on poor and working-class people in America.
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Related Past Events

Sep
14
The Critical Race Theory (CRT) Discussion Series is co-sponsored by the Ford School and the University of Michigan Law School. Graduate and professional students are invited to join us for our first session, "A primer: Critical Race Theory and Public Policy." Lunch will be provided.
2018 - 11:45 am to 1:00 pm
Sep
12
Please join Professor Susan Collins, the Ford School DE&I Officer, Stephanie Sanders and Global Engagement Program Manager, Cliff Martin for an info session about this exciting opportunity in global engagement.
2018 - 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Jun
21
This talk will show how children’s chances of climbing the income ladder vary across neighborhoods, analyze the sources of racial disparities in intergenerational mobility, and discuss the role of higher education in creating greater income mobility.
2018 - 4:00 pm to 5:20 pm
May
18
This workshop will be the first to take an in-depth look at basic income as a poverty alleviation strategy and spur the next generation of research on basic income studies.
2018 - 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm
May
18
This workshop will be the first to take an in-depth look at basic income as a poverty alleviation strategy and spur the next generation of research on basic income studies.
2018 - 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Related Faculty/Staff

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Joan and Sanford Weill Dean of Public Policy, Frank Murphy Collegiate Professor of Public Policy, Roy F. and Jean Humphrey Proffitt Professor of Law
Email:
msbarr@umich.edu
Location: 
Weill Hall
Phone: 
(734) 763-2258
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Professor Emeritus
Email:
marycor@umich.edu
Location: 
Weill Hall
Phone: 
(734) 764-9517
Lecturer in Public Policy
Email:
yhenry@umich.edu
Location: 
Weill Hall
Phone: 
(734) 615-5303
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Angus Campbell Distinguished University Professor of Survey Research, Public Policy & Sociology; Professor of Sociology; Professor of Public Policy; Research Scientist, Epidemiology Department; and Research Professor, Survey Research Center
Email:
jimhouse@umich.edu
Location: 
Weill Hall
Phone: 
(734) 615-6984
Paula Lantz
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs; Professor of Public Policy
Email:
plantz@umich.edu
Location: 
Weill Hall
Phone: 
(734) 764-8976
Ann Lin
Associate Professor of Public Policy
Email:
annlin@umich.edu
Location: 
Weill Hall
Phone: 
(734) 764-7507
Alexandra Murphy
Assistant Professor of Sociology, faculty affiliate of the Population Studies Center at the Institute for Social Research
Email:
murphyal@umich.edu
Phone: 
734 647-8837
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Assistant Professor of Public Policy
Email:
npilkaus@umich.edu
Location: 
Weill Hall
Phone: 
(734) 615-6984
Research Fellow
Email:
rodems@umich.edu
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Professor of Public Policy; Professor of Economcis; Research Professor; Survey Research Center; Research Professor, Population Studies Center
Email:
bschoeni@umich.edu
Location: 
ISR
Phone: 
(734) 763-5131
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Assistant Professor of Social Work; Assistant Professor of Public Policy;
Email:
kseef@umich.edu
Location: 
SSWB
Phone: 
(734) 615-2113
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Associate Professor and Director, Poverty Solutions at the University of Michigan
Email:
lshaefer@umich.edu
Location: 
Weill Hall
Phone: 
(734) 615-3894
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A. M. and H. P. Bentley Professor of History; Professor of Public Policy; Senior Research Scientist, Center for Political Studies
Email:
vinovski@umich.edu
Location: 
ISR
Phone: 
(734) 763-3407
Professor of Public Policy; Professor of Economics
Email:
jwolfers@umich.edu
Location: 
Weill Hall
Phone: 
(734) 615-6846

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