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Feb
26
Diversity, equity, and inclusion at the Ford School
Please join us for a lunchtime conversation about History, Reparations, and Policy with Dr. Earl Lewis on Wednesday, February 26 from 12:00 - 1:00 PM in 1110 Weill Hall (Betty Ford Classroom).
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Related Past Events

Apr
19
The Practical Community Learning Project (PCLP) independent study pilot is a semester-long policy-based community project in Detroit that provided students with opportunities for dialogue, research, and service.
2019 - 9:00 am to 10:30 am
Apr
01
Traditional Leadership, Social Networks, and Collective Action in Northern Ghana
2019 - 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Mar
28
Economic Development Seminar
We present and explain the vertical organization of corruption in a traffic police agency.
2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Mar
26
The event will feature distinguished leaders in the field of workforce development and economic mobility including a keynote address from Walmart's Greg Foran, US President and CEO and Julie Gehrki, Vice President of Philanthropy, and closing remarks from Garlin Gilchrist, Lieutenant Governor of the State of Michigan.
2019 - 4:00 pm to 7:30 pm
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

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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International Politics of Poverty
Winter
2020
U-M Class#: 
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Credits: 
3
Instructor: 
Days: 
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Time: 
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Location: 
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PUBPOL 746
Social Welfare Policy
Winter
2020
U-M Class#: 
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Credits: 
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Instructor: 
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PUBPOL 466
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U-M Class#: 
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Section: 
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Days: 
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History & Future of Detroit
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U-M Class#: 
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Credits: 
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Section: 
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11:30am - 12:50pm
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Poverty & Inequality
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Time: 
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PUBPOL 586
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U-M Class#: 
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U-M Class#: 
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Instructor: 
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Time: 
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U-M Class#: 
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Section: 
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Economics of Developing Countries
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U-M Class#: 
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U-M Class#: 
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Credits: 
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Instructor: 
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U-M Class#: 
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Credits: 
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Instructor: 
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U-M Class#: 
17340
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Instructor: 
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Fall
2017
U-M Class#: 
31856
Credits: 
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Instructor: 
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Time: 
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Fall
2017
U-M Class#: 
31505
Credits: 
4
Instructor: 
Section: 
005
Days: 
M / W
Time: 
8:30am - 10:00am
Location: 
1220 WEILL
PUBPOL 730
Women & Employment Policy
Fall
2017
U-M Class#: 
31651
Credits: 
3
Instructor: 
Section: 
001
Days: 
W
Time: 
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: 
1210 WEILL
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Poverty & Inequality
Fall
2017
U-M Class#: 
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Credits: 
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Instructor: 
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Days: 
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