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Oct
24
Paula Lantz will deliver the inaugural lecture for her appointment as the James B. Hudak Professor Health Policy.
4:00 pm to 5:20 pm
Dec
11
Join Ford School students for their final Strategic Public Policy Consulting student flash presentations.
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Related Past Events

Mar
20
Conversations Across Difference
Policy Talks @ the Ford School
A conversation with Andrew Biggs, Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute and Betsey Stevenson,
2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:20 pm
Mar
20
CLOSUP Lecture Series
Does Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) expansion have a positive or negative effect on labor market outcomes and household well being in Washington DC? Hear Dr. Hardy discuss research on how EITC expansions undertaken by the Washington DC affect income and inequality in the city.
2019 - 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Feb
23
On February 23, the Ford School will host graduate students from 14 univerisities to participate in the 2019 NASPAA-Batten Student Simulation Competition. This year’s competition—a partnership between the University of Virginia Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy and the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA)—will connect a record 585 students from 11 global host sites including Dhaka, Cairo, Mexico City, and San Francisco to tackle policy issues associated with forced migration through computer-based simulated game play.
2019 - 8:00 am to 7:30 pm
Jan
31
http://goo.gl/forms/pj0UnotT9Bh3pGCv2 Ford School alumni are invited to an engaging policy discussion with Professor Luke Shaefer.
2019 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Jan
17
In his new book, The Once and Future Worker , Manhattan Institute scholar Oren Cass challenges our basic assumptions about what prosperity means and where it comes from.
2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 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, James B. Hudak Professor of Health 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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Associate Professor of Social Work; Associate Professor of Public Policy;
Email:
kseef@umich.edu
Location: 
SSWB
Phone: 
(734) 615-2113
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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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