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This in-person event is open only to current University of Michigan students, faculty, and staff. Doors open at 3:30 pm, registration and check-in is required.
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Associate Dean for Research and Policy Engagement Luke Shaefer delivers the inaugural Hermann and Amalie Kohn Professorship in Social Policy and Social Justice Lecture.
Shaefer will tell the story of case studies in the use of data and evidence to address poverty, making the case that applied research should inform real change. He will discuss both the persistence of disadvantage over many generations in United States, and the moments where dramatic change has occurred for the better.