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Link to:Welfare Reform Redux: Luke Shaefer on the rise of extreme poverty, the influence of .00 a Day, and what comes next
Apr 23, 2016
On Tuesday, September 1, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt published $2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America. Written[...]
Link to:.00 a Day wins 2016 Hillman Prize for book journalism in the service of the common good
Apr 22, 2016
The Sidney Hillman Foundation has selected $2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America , by Luke Shaefer and[...]
Link to:U Record spotlights Luke Shaefer, “Associate professor studies extreme poverty in America”
Nov 11, 2015
When living in extreme poverty, people make use of whatever assets they have as a means of survival, whether it means[...]
Link to:Introducing Luke Shaefer, associate professor of public policy and social work
Jul 14, 2015
The Ford School is delighted to announce that a number of faculty members will join our community this fall. To[...]
Link to:Rare and powerful analysis
Dec 16, 2013
Latesha Love (MPP '02) was two weeks into her second year of graduate school in Ann Arbor, getting dressed for class[...]

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Mar
09
Policy Talks @ the Ford School
Vandenberg Lecture
Secretary Pritzker will talk about America's economic future, policies to enable the future of work, inclusive growth, innovation, and mobility.
2018 - 2:00 pm to 3:15 pm
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

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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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