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Adjunct faculty

Neel Hajra

Lecturer in Public Policy
Neel Hajra is a lecturer at the Ford School, where he has taught for over a decade. He is currently the CEO of the Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation (AAACF), which under his leadership has received national and local awards for its innovative work,…
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John Hieftje

Lecturer in Public Policy
John Hieftje, Ann Arbor’s longest serving mayor (2000-14), is a lecturer at the Ford School. In 2001 he initiated a long-term drive for greater efficiency that prepared the city for the Great Recession. Hieftje championed the successful Greenbelt…
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Gerald J. Hills

Lecturer in Public Policy
To email Rusty, please use the following email address: rustyhills@gmail.com Rusty Hills is a Lecturer in Public Policy at the Ford School. He is currently Director of Public Affairs for Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette, after having…
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Daniel Raimi

Lecturer in Public Policy
Daniel Raimi is a senior research associate at Resources for the Future and a lecturer at the Ford School. He works on a range of energy policy issues with a focus on oil and gas regulation and taxation and climate change policy. He has published in…
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Melissa Riba

Lecturer in Public Policy
Melissa Riba is a lecturer at the Ford School and the research and evaluation director for the U-M Center for Health and Research Transformation (CHRT). Riba directs CHRT’s survey and program evaluation portfolios, including two biennial…
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Surry Scheerer

Lecturer in Public Policy
Surry Scheerer, LMSW, is a leadership and organizational development coach and trainer. Ms. Scheerer serves as a executive coach for The University of Michigan Ross School of Business Executive Education and Executive MBA Programs, providing one on…
Adjunct faculty

John J. Schwarz

Lecturer in Public Policy
John J.H. "Joe" Schwarz is a lecturer at the Ford School. He received his undergraduate degree in history from the University of Michigan in 1959, and his medical degree from Wayne State University in 1964. Dr. Schwarz served his residency in…
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Conan M. Smith

Lecturer in Public Policy
Conan Smith is the president and CEO of the Michigan Environmental Council and a lecturer in public policy at the Ford School. He served 14 years as a Washtenaw County Commissioner and Washtenaw Parks and Recreation Commissioner, chairing the county…
Adjunct faculty

Denise Thal

Lecturer
Denise Thal is a lecturer at the Ford School and teaches on budgeting and financial planning for mission-based organizations. She is executive vice president for business operations for Planned Parenthood of Michigan. Previously, she served as vice…
Adjunct faculty

Katherine Walsh

Lecturer
Kat Walsh is a lecturer at the Ford School. She is also the executive director of diversity, equity, and inclusion at U-M's Office of University Development (OUD), where she heads department-wide efforts toward implementing policies aimed at…
Faculty by courtesy

William Axinn

Professor of Sociology and Professor of Public Policy (by courtesy)
William Axinn is a research professor at the Institute for Social Research, professor in the Department of Sociology, a faculty affiliate at the Center for South and Southeast Asian Studies and a professor of public policy. He is a sociologist and…
Faculty by courtesy

John Z. Ayanian

Alice B. Hamilton Distinguished University Professor of Medicine and Healthcare Policy; Director, Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation
Dr. John Ayanian is the Alice Hamilton Distinguished University Professor of Medicine and Healthcare Policy, the Alice Hamilton Collegiate Professor of Medicine at the Medical School, and professor of health management and policy at the School of…
Faculty by courtesy

Sarah Burgard

Professor of Sociology; Professor of Public Policy and Epidemiology (by courtesy)
A sociologist, Burgard’s research focuses on the way systems of stratification and inequality impact the health of people and populations. Much of her work focuses on socioeconomic, gender, and racial/ethnic disparities in working lives and the relationships between working careers and health. She studies mental and physical health, as well as health behaviors, with a particular interest in sleep. In related work, she has studied the impact of recessions on well-being.
Faculty by courtesy

Christian Davenport

Professor of Political Science; Professor of Public Policy (by courtesy)
Christian Davenport is a professor of political science at the University of Michigan, with a courtesy appointment at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy. He is also a faculty associate at the Center for Political Studies and a research…
Faculty by courtesy

Stephen DesJardins

Professor of Education; Professor of Public Policy (by courtesy)
Stephen DesJardins is the Marvin W. Peterson Collegiate Professor of Education, with a courtesy appointment at the Ford School. He is also affiliated with the University College-London. Steve teaches courses related to public policy, economics, and…
Faculty by courtesy

Jennifer Haverkamp

Graham Family Director, Graham Sustainability Institute; Clinical Professor of Public Policy
Jennifer Haverkamp is a professor of practice at the Ford School, the Graham Family Director of the U-M Graham Sustainability Institute, a professor from practice at Michigan Law, and co-chair of the U-M President's Commission on Carbon Neutrality.…
Faculty by courtesy

Pamela Jagger

Associate Professor of Environment and Sustainability; Associate Professor of Public Policy (by courtesy)
Pam Jagger is an associate professor at the U-M School for Environment and Sustainability, with a courtesy appointment at the Ford School. She is an applied political economist whose research focuses on the dynamics of poverty and environment…
Faculty by courtesy

David Johnson

Director, Panel Study of Income Dynamics; Research Professor, Survey Research Center; Professor of Public Policy (by courtesy)
David Johnson is the director of the Panel Study of Income Dynamics. His research interests include the measurement of inequality and mobility (using income, consumption and wealth), the effects of tax rebates, equivalence scale estimation, poverty…
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Amanda Kowalski

Gail Wilensky Professor of Applied Economics and Public Policy
Amanda Kowalski is the Gail Wilensky Professor of Economics and Public Policy, with her primary appointment in the U-M Department of Economics and a courtesy appointment at the Ford School. A health economist, she specializes in bringing together…
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Helen Levy

Research Professor
Helen Levy is a research professor at the Institute for Social Research and the School of Public Health, with a courtesy appointment at the Ford School. She is a co-investigator on the Health and Retirement Study, a long-running longitudinal study of…
Faculty by courtesy

Daniel E. Little

Professor of Sociology; Professor of Public Policy (by courtesy); Chancellor Emeritus, University of Michigan-Dearborn
Daniel Little is a professor of sociology at UM-Ann Arbor, with a courtesy appointment at the Ford School and research appointments in the Center for Chinese Studies, ICPSR, and the Center for Complex Systems. The former chancellor of UM-Dearborn,…
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Kenny Lowande

Assistant Professor of Political Science; Assistant Professor of Public Policy (by courtesy)
Kenneth Lowande studies American political institutions and policymaking. He has published research on congressional oversight, presidential power, and policy implementation. Lowande previously held research fellowships at Washington University in…
Faculty by courtesy

Brian P. McCall

Professor of Education; Professor of Public Policy and Economics (by courtesy)
Brian McCall is a professor of education, with courtesy appointments at the Ford School and Department of Economics. He is an economist whose research interests include applied econometrics, econometrics theory, economics of education and education…
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Alexandra Murphy

Assistant Professor of Sociology; Faculty Affiliate, Population Studies Center; Assistant Professor of Public Policy (by courtesy)
Alexandra K. Murphy is an assistant professor of sociology and a faculty affiliate of the Population Studies Center at the University of Michigan's Institute for Social Research, with a courtesy appointment at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public…
Faculty by courtesy

Brendan Nyhan

Professor of Public Policy (by courtesy)
Brendan Nyhan is a professor of government at Dartmouth College, with a courtesy appointment at the University of Michigan's Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy. His research, which focuses on misperceptions about politics and health care, has…
Faculty by courtesy

Mara Ostfeld

Faculty Associate, Center for Political Studies, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Assistant Professor of Public Policy
Mara Cecilia Ostfeld is an assistant professor of political science at the University of Michigan, with a courtesy appointment at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy. Her research broadly focuses on the relationship between race, media and…
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Jason Owen-Smith

Barger Leadership Institute Professor of Organizational Studies and a professor of sociology and a research professor in the Institute for Social Researc
Jason Owen-Smith is the Barger Leadership Institute Professor of Organizational Studies; a professor of sociology; a research professor in the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan where he also directs the Institute for…
Faculty by courtesy

Robert F. Schoeni

Professor of Public Policy; Professor of Economcis; Research Professor; Survey Research Center; Research Professor, Population Studies Center
Bob Schoeni is a research professor at the Institute for Social Research and professor of economics, with a courtesy appointment at the Ford School. He is also the co-investigator of the Panel Study of Income Dynamics, a national panel survey of…
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Kristin Seefeldt

Associate Professor of Social Work; Associate Professor of Public Policy;
Seefeldt’s primary research interests lie in exploring how low-income individuals understand their situations, particularly around issues related to work and economic well being. Currently, she is conducting research on families’ financial coping strategies and is a Principal Investigator of a survey examining the effects of the recession and recovery policies on individuals’ well being.
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Melvin Stephens

Professor of Public Policy; Professor of Economics; Faculty Associate, Population Studies Center; Faculty Associate, Survey Research Center
Mel Stephens is professor of economics, with a courtesy appointment at the Ford School. He serves as a research affiliate at the Population Studies Center and a faculty associate at the Survey Research Center, both within the Institute for Social…