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Alford A. Young

Alford A. Young, Jr. is the Arthur F. Thurnau Professor in the Department of Sociology and a professor of African and African American studies, with a courtesy appointment at the Ford School. He serves as associate director of U-M's Center for Social…
Postdoctoral fellow

Jason Baron

Postdoctoral fellow
Jason Baron is an IES postdoctoral fellow with the University of Michigan's Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy. He recently obtained his PhD in economics from Florida State University and will join the Department of Economics at Duke University…
Postdoctoral fellow

Joshua Basseches

Basseches’ research focuses on energy and climate policy and politics in the U.S. states, where most of the action in these policy areas has taken place thus far. He examines the roles of business interests, environmental and consumer advocacy…
Postdoctoral fellow

Amy Becks Harris

Postdoctoral Fellow
Amy Beck Harris is a postdoctoral fellow at the Ford School. Her research interests are in foreign aid, international development, public participation and public contracting. She examines the relationship between foreign aid contracting and…
Postdoctoral fellow

Ben Green

Postdoctoral Scholar
Ben Green a postdoctoral scholar and assistant professor through the Michigan Society of Fellows, placed with at the University of Michigan's Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy. He is an affiliate at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet &…
Postdoctoral fellow

Tareena Mussadiq

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Tareena Musaddiq is an Institute of Education Sciences postdoctoral fellow with the Education Policy Initiative at the University of Michigan's Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy. Her research interests are in economics of education and health…
Postdoctoral fellow

Wu Pinghui

Pinghui Wu is a postdoctoral research fellow at Poverty Solutions. Her research interests are in poverty and mobility, with a focus on how disadvantaged workers adjust to macroeconomic changes and the inequality in environmental hazards. At Poverty…
Postdoctoral fellow

Richard Rodems

Research Fellow
Richard Rodems is a postdoctoral fellow with Poverty Solutions, a University of Michigan-wide center housed at the Ford School. His research interests center on poverty, inequality, material hardship, social policy, racial disparities, and the…
Postdoctoral fellow

Sabrina Solanki

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Sabrina Solanki is an Institute of Education Sciences postdoctoral fellow with the Ford School's Education Policy Initiative. She comes to the University of Michigan from the University of California, Irvine, where she earned master's degrees in…
Visiting faculty

Javed Ali

Towsley Policymaker in Residence
Ali is a former senior director for counterterrorism at the National Security Council, with over 20 years of professional experience in national security and intelligence issues in Washington, D.C. He served in the Defense Intelligence Agency, the Department of Homeland Security, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, where he also held senior positions on joint duty assignments at the National Intelligence Council, the National Counterterrorism Center, and the National Security Council.
Visiting faculty

Louis Fintor

Diplomat in Residence
Louis (Lou) Fintor is a U.S. State Department Diplomat in Residence at the Ford School. Fintor joined the State Department in 2002 as a press officer in the Bureau of Public Affairs' Office of Press Relations. He subsequently served as embassy…
Visiting faculty

Hardy Vieux

Harry A. and Margaret D. Towsley Policymaker in Residence
Vieux is senior vice president, legal, for Human Rights First, an independent advocacy and action organization that works to promote the rule of law in the U.S. and around the world. Previously, he served as a policy fellow in the Middle East, where he worked at Save the Children International in Amman, Jordan. Prior to living in the Middle East, Vieux was in private legal practice in Washington, D.C., for over 10 years, during which time he also handled numerous pro bono matters.
Emeritus faculty

Robert Axelrod

William D. Hamilton Distinguished University Professor Emeritus
Robert Axelrod is the William D. Hamilton Distinguished University Professor Emeritus at the University of Michigan, having held appointments at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and Department of Political Science. His areas of…
Emeritus faculty

John R. Chamberlin

Professor Emeritus of Public Policy, Gerald R Ford School of Public Policy, Professor Emeritus of Political Science, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
John R. Chamberlin is a professor emeritus of political science and public policy. His research interests include ethics and public policy, professional ethics, and methods of election and representation. He taught the core course "Values, Ethics,…
Emeritus faculty

David K. Cohen

John Dewey Collegiate Professor of Education; Professor of Public Policy
David K. Cohen is the John Dewey Professor Emeritus of Education in the School of Education and professor emeritus of public policy at the Ford School. His research focuses on the relationships between education policy and classroom practice in K-12…
Emeritus faculty

Mary E. Corcoran

Professor Emeritus
Mary E. Corcoran is a professor emerita of public policy, political science, and women's studies. Her research focuses on the effects of gender and race discrimination on economic status and earnings, and on professional women's career trajectories.…
Emeritus faculty

Paul N. Courant

Edward M Gramlich Distinguished University Professor of Economics and Public Policy, Harold T. Shapiro Collegiate Professor of Public Policy; Arthur F. Thurnau Professor; Professor of Public Policy; Professor of Economics; Professor of Information
Courant has authored half a dozen books and more than six dozen papers covering a broad range of topics in economics and public policy. More recently, his academic work has focused on economic and policy questions relating to universities, libraries and archives, and the effects of new information technologies and other disruptions on scholarship, scholarly publication, and academic libraries.
Emeritus faculty

James S. House

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
James S. House is the Angus Campbell Distinguished University Professor Emeritus of Survey Research, Public Policy, and Sociology. His research has focused on the role of social and psychological factors in the etiology and course of health and…
Emeritus faculty

Carl P. Simon

Professor of Public Policy; Professor of Mathematics; Professor of Complex Systems
Carl P. Simon is professor emeritus of mathematics, economics, complex systems, and public policy. He was the founding director of the U-M Center for the Study of Complex Systems and a former director of the Science, Technology, and Public Policy…
Emeritus faculty

Marina v. Whitman

Professor of Public Policy; Professor of Business Administration
Marina v.N. Whitman is professor emerita of business administration and public policy. From 1979 until 1992 she was an officer of the General Motors Corporation, first as vice president and chief economist and later as vice president and group…
Staff

Christie A. Baer

Assistant Executive Director, Center on Finance, Law & Policy
Christie Ayotte Baer is the Assistant Executive Director for the University of Michigan's Center on Finance, Law and Policy. In that capacity, she also serves as program director for the Detroit Neighborhood Entrepreneurs Project, an…
Staff

Cindy A. Bank

Associate Director, Program in Practical Policy Engagement
Prior to coming to the Ford School, Cindy spent more than 22 years in the University of Michigan's Washington DC office where she served as a liaison for the University with Congress, the Administration and national higher education associations on…