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Staff

Sharon Sand

Project Lead, DMACS
Sharon Sand manages the Detroit Metro Area Communities Study (DMACS), an initiative designed to regularly survey a broad, representative group of Detroit residents about their communities, including their experiences, perceptions, priorities, and…
Staff

Beth Soboleski

Associate Director, Student & Academic Services
In her role as the Associate Director of Student & Academic Services, Beth is responsible for the oversight of all Ford School recruiting and admissions processes and events. She also represents the Ford School at graduate fairs and other student…
Staff

Casey M. Sullens

Employer Relations Manager
As a member of the Ford School Graduate Career Services Team, Casey works to develop, cultivate, and manage relationships and recruitment activities with government agencies, international organizations, non-profits, and the private sector to benefit…
Staff

Peter Vasher

Associate Director, Graduate Career Services
As Associate Director, Peter works with Ford School students to discover future career paths, navigate their career journey, and develop/enhance professional competencies and skills. He leads workshop development in the office, plans career…
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Debra Horner

Project Manager
Debra Horner is on staff with the Ford School's Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy (CLOSUP) where she is a project manager on the Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS) program. She has been a regular lecturer in U-M's Political Science…
Staff

Sarah Mills

Senior Project Manager
Sarah joined CLOSUP in September 2013 as a policy analyst, and transitioned to a postdoctoral fellowship in January 2015, then to senior project manager in February 2018. In this role, she manages CLOSUP's Energy and Environmental Policy Initiative…
PhD Students

Matthew Alemu

Matthew Alemu completed his B.S. in Accounting at Xavier University of Louisiana in New Orleans in 2006. Afterwards, he received his MPP from the University of Michigan in 2009. Before returning to U of M in Fall 2012, Matthew worked as a policy…
PhD Students

James Allen IV

James Allen is a PhD candidate in Public Policy & Economics at the University of Michigan with interests in development economics in Sub-Saharan Africa relating to education, health, and natural disasters. He served in the Peace Corps in Mali…
PhD Students

Catalina Mariafernanda Anampa Castro

Catalina is a joint doctoral student in the departments of Public Policy and Sociology. Prior to coming to Michigan, Catalina completed a B.A. in Economics and a B.S. in Sociology of Law, Criminology, and Deviance at the University of Minnesota.…
PhD Students

Paul Atwell

My research and interests center on social network structure and social network change as both a function and cause of political change. I study associated collective behaviors such as voting behavior and clientelism primarily in sub-Saharan Africa.…
PhD Students

Elizabeth Burland

Elizabeth is a Ph.D. student in sociology and public policy. Her research interests are in the intersection of poverty, social inequality, and education policy. Previously, Elizabeth spent a year working at the Institute for Public Administration at…
PhD Students

Sydney Carr

Sydney Carr is a joint Public Policy and Political Science PhD student at the University of Michigan. Prior to coming to Michigan, Sydney earned her B.A. in Political Science and minor in Africana Studies from the University of Connecticut’s Honors…
PhD Students

Alvin Christian

Alvin Christian is a joint PhD student in Economics and Public Policy. His research interests include the economics of education, development economics, and gender equality. Previously, he worked as a Research Assistant at Brown University and MDRC.…
PhD Students

Jared Cory

Jared Cory is a joint PhD student in Public Policy and Political Science. His research interests include policy implementation, organizational behavior, and policy diffusion.  He is also interested in studying criminal policies’ effects on local…
PhD Students

Asher Dvir-Djerassi

Asher Dvir-Djerassi is a joint Ph.D. student with the Department of Sociology and the Ford School of Public Policy. Asher came to the University of Michigan with an M.S. in data science from the City University of New York, a B.A. in economics from…