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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,…
Core faculty

Shobita Parthasarathy

Professor of Public Policy; Director, Science, Technology, and Public Policy program
Parthasarathy's research focuses on the comparative and international politics and policy related to science and technology. She is interested in how to develop innovation, and innovation policy, to better achieve public interest and social justice goals. Much of her previous work has focused on the governance of emerging science and technology, particularly those that have uncertain environmental, social, ethical, political, and health implications.
Core faculty

Joy Rohde

Associate Professor of Public Policy
Rohde is a historian who works at the intersection of U.S. intellectual and policy history, the history of U.S. foreign relations, and science and technology studies. She is currently working on a book project that explores how ideas about cybernetics and advances in information technology, like research databases and statistical software, impacted the social sciences and policy analysis in the United States since World War II.
Core faculty

David E. Thacher

Associate Professor of Public Policy and Urban Planning
As an associate professor of public policy and urban planning, Thacher’s research draws from philosophy, history, and the interpretive social sciences to develop and apply a humanistic approach to policy research. Most of his work has focused on criminal justice policy, where he has undertaken studies of order maintenance policing, the local police role in homeland security, community policing reform, the distribution of safety and security, prisoner re-entry, and criminal justice discretion.
Core faculty

Megan Tompkins-Stange

Assistant Professor of Public Policy
Tompkins-Stange is a scholar of education policy and philanthropy, focusing on the influence of private foundations on the politics of K-12 school reform.
PubPol 474

PubPol 474: Values & Ethics: Comparative Law

Valenta Kabo
Monday, Wednesday
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Winter 2021
10:00-11:20 am EST

Because law is one of the means through which policies are enacted, understanding the different structures of legal systems is a necessary for understanding policy promulgation in different country-contexts.

PUBPOL 580

PUBPOL 580.001: Values & Ethics in Public Policy

Megan Tompkins-Stange
Tuesday, Thursday
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Fall 2020
10:00-11:20 am EST

This course seeks to make students sensitive to and articulate about the ways in which moral and political values come into play in the American policy process, particularly as they affect non-elected public officials who work in a world shaped by

PUBPOL 580.001

PUBPOL 580.001: Values & Ethics in Public Policy

Megan Tompkins-Stange
Tuesday, Thursday
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Fall 2019
2:30-3:50 pm EST

This course seeks to make students sensitive to and articulate about the ways in which moral and political values come into play in the American policy process, particularly as they affect non-elected public officials who work in a world shaped by

PUBPOL 580

PUBPOL 580.001: Values, Ethics, and Public Policy

John Ciorciari
Tuesday, Thursday
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Winter 2018
8:30-10:00 am EST

This course seeks to make students sensitive to and articulate about the ways in which moral and political values come into play in the American policy process, particularly as they affect non-elected public officials who work in a world shaped by