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Whether you study business, engineering, law, health, sociology, economics, education, or energy and the environment—there are plenty of reasons to take a course at the Ford School.

Meet our faculty

Our faculty are experts as well as enthusiastic teachers and mentors.

New faculty 2020

Faculty experts

Learn from some of the Ford School’s most accomplished professors

Alongside their critical work as teachers and mentors, Ford School faculty members are nationally and internationally recognized experts in vitally important policy areas. And they're deeply engaged in the world of practice.
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Take excellent, engaging courses available to students across campus.

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Undergraduate courses

Learn tools like persuasive writing and data visualization or study issues like national security, financial technology, the psychology of climate change, political conflict, and so much more.
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Professor Brian Jacob teaches two students

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Graduate courses

Explore smart cities, rigorous education evaluation techniques, history and reparations, the politics of environmental regulation, and more.
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A top-ranked school

Learn from world-renowned professors and programs in top policy areas.

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overall U.S. News and World Report

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social policy U.S. News and World Report

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public policy analysis U.S. News and World Report

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health policy U.S. News and World Report

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environmental policy U.S. News and World Report

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international and global policy U.S. News and World Report