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Link to:Ali and Huber (MPP '20) warn of terror threat in CNN op-ed
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Marking the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, in a CNN opinion piece Towsley Policymaker in Residence Javed Ali and[...]
Link to:Biegun’s talk on denuclearization efforts in North Korea catches international attention
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Last week, Stephen Biegun (LSA ’86), U.S. special representative to North Korea, discussed the United States’[...]
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Aug 26, 2019
A lecture by Stephen Biegun, U.S. special representative for North Korea, will kick off a series of talks planned for[...]
Link to:Ali proposes a commission to fight domestic terror
Aug 16, 2019
Javed Ali, Towsley Policymaker in Residence, joined with colleague Josh Kirshner to write an op-ed urging the creation[...]
Link to:Javed Ali speaks with CBS News about Iran relations
Jul 25, 2019
Early this week Iran said it had detained 17 suspected CIA spies, declaring they would be sentenced to death. The U.S.[...]

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Feb
17
Curbing corruption in Armenia was one of the main goals of the new Armenian government before the velvet revolution in 2018. According to Transparency International, Armenian Corruption Perception Index has increased by 7 points and the rank has improved by 28 positions in 2019 compared to 2018. What were the social and economic factors keeping the high level of corruption in the country? Recent empirical studies have predominantly looked at antecedents of corruption from a macro level. Based on the analysis of three datasets comprising of individual-level surveys taken over a three-year period in Armenia, the study argues that social norms, personal wealth, and the high reliability of corrupt transactions impact an individual’s decision to be involved in corruption.
2020 - 11:30 am to 12:50 pm
Feb
19
Harry A. and Margaret D. Towsley Foundation Lecture Series
Weiser Diplomacy Center Series
This Harry A. and Margaret D. Towsley Foundation Lecture will examine the nexus between labor rights and trade—a crucial topic as U.S. and global trade arrangements are being renegotiated. It will feature a conversation between two experts who have long worked to advance worker’s rights in the context of global trade—Dr. Bama Athreya, a visiting policy expert at the Weiser Diplomacy Center, and Ford School Professor of Practice Sander Levin.
4:00 pm to 5:20 pm
Feb
26
Policy Talks @ the Ford School
Weiser Diplomacy Center Series
Please join us for a talk with Denis McDonough, former White House Chief of Staff for President Barack Obama, in conversation with Associate Professor John Ciorciari, director of the Weiser Diplomacy Center and International Policy Center.
4:00 pm to 5:20 pm

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Feb
17
Curbing corruption in Armenia was one of the main goals of the new Armenian government before the velvet revolution in 2018. According to Transparency International, Armenian Corruption Perception Index has increased by 7 points and the rank has improved by 28 positions in 2019 compared to 2018. What were the social and economic factors keeping the high level of corruption in the country? Recent empirical studies have predominantly looked at antecedents of corruption from a macro level. Based on the analysis of three datasets comprising of individual-level surveys taken over a three-year period in Armenia, the study argues that social norms, personal wealth, and the high reliability of corrupt transactions impact an individual’s decision to be involved in corruption.
2020 - 11:30 am to 12:50 pm
Jan
28
This is not a public event. Seminar is open to Ford School students only. Please join us for a Lunch Talk with Susan C[...]
2020 - 11:30 am to 12:50 pm
Jan
20
Diversity, equity, and inclusion at the Ford School
Policy Talks @ the Ford School
University of Michigan Martin Luther King, Jr. Symposium
Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations and National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice will reflect on her career and on her new memoir, Tough Love: My Story of the Things Worth Fighting For.
2020 - 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Jan
15
Weiser Diplomacy Center Series
T his event will feature a conversation between noted Russian journalist and scholar Yevgenia Albats and Ambassador Susan Elliott, a recently retired U.S. diplomat, on the role of media and information in the evolving relationship between Russia and the United States.
2020 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Dec
06
The Weiser Diplomacy Center in collaboration with The University of Virginia National Security Policy Center and[...]
2019 - 8:30 am to 2:30 pm

Related Faculty/Staff

Photo of Javed Ali
Towsley Policymaker in Residence
Email:
alimust@umich.edu
Location: 
Weill Hall
Phone: 
(734) 647-6684
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Adjunct Research Professor
Email:
satran@umich.edu
Robert Axelrod
William D. Hamilton Distinguished University Professor Emeritus
Email:
axe@umich.edu
Location: 
Weill Hall
Phone: 
(734) 763-0099
Photo of John Ciorciari
Associate Professor of Public Policy; Director, International Policy Center
Email:
johncior@umich.edu
Location: 
Weill Hall
Phone: 
(734) 615-6947
Photo of Lou Fintor
Diplomat in Residence
Email:
fintorl@umich.edu
Location: 
Weill Hall
Phone: 
(734) 615-8684
Lecturer in Public Policy
Email:
yhenry@umich.edu
Location: 
Weill Hall
Phone: 
(734) 615-5303
image of melvyn levitsky
Professor of International Policy and Practice
Email:
levitsky@umich.edu
Location: 
Weill Hall
Phone: 
(734) 615-4262
Photo of Joy Rohde
Associate Professor of Public Policy; Associate Professor of History
Email:
joyrohde@umich.edu
Location: 
Weill Hall
Phone: 
(734) 615-6972

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