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Nov
10
Join us for a special screening of Project 22, a documentary created by combat veterans intended to raise awareness about and prevent veteran suicides.
2015 - 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Sep
17
Longtime advocate for social and political change, Sister Simone will speak about poverty in America, the effect on women and children, and the path for progressive change. Presented by the Institute for Research on Women & Gender and St. Mary Student Parish with cosponsorship from the Institute for Research on Women & Gender, Ford School of Public Policy, Ross School of Business, School of Social Work, and the Women's Studies Department.
2013 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Mar
14
About James S. House: The Ford School's James S. House will deliver the 13th Henry Russel Lecture, titled: "Beyond Obamacare: Social Determinants and Disparities in Health and America's Paradoxical Crisis of Health Care and Health." James S. House is the Angus Campbell Distinguished University Professor of Survey Research, Public Policy and Sociology.
2013 - 4:00 pm to 12:00 am
Feb
13
Policy Talks @ the Ford School
Free and open to the public Join the conversation on Twitter: #policytalks About the event: Please join us as Kenneth Lieberthal returns to the University of Michigan for a lecture on current U.S-China relations under President Obama's new foreign policy team. Lieberthal will also take questions from the audience and from Twitter. From the speaker's bio: Kenneth Lieberthal is senior fellow in Foreign Policy, Global Economy, and Development and also at the John L.
2013 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Jan
29
Free and open to the public. Followed by reception. Speaker David Scheffer , Professor and Director, Center for International Human Rights, Law School, Northwestern University About the lecture Professor Scheffer will address some of the key judicial, political, and financial challenges facing the international criminal tribunals and America's role in them.
2013 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

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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
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Professor of International Policy and Practice
Email:
levitsky@umich.edu
Location: 
Weill Hall
Phone: 
(734) 615-4262

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PubPol 643
Health Insurance in America
Winter
2011
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PUBPOL 634
Challenges Facing Public Research Universities in America
Winter
2009
Credits: 
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