Former New York City mayor Bill de Blasio explores how urban tech is shaping social policy in “smart cities” like New York and beyond, how we can ensure that emerging technology serves the public interest, and what role local, state, national, and
Abdul El-Sayed and Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib and Michigan Senator Stephanie Chang reflect on their work to address environmental injustice in Michigan and beyond, and the challenges and opportunities ahead. March, 2023.
Shobita Parthasarathy explores comparative and international politics and policy related to science and technology. She is interested in how to develop innovation and associated policy to better achieve public interest and social justice goals.
Former assistant director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy Kumar Garg and director of the Science, Technology, and Public Policy program Shobita Parthasarathy discuss deploying science, technology, and data for the public
Jacqueline Patterson, Founder and Executive Director of The Chisholm Legacy Project, and Kyle Whyte, Professor of Environment and Sustainability at the University of Michigan, discuss environmental and climate justice. September, 2021.
Associate Dean Luke Shaefer moderates a conversation with Ford School faculty members Shobita Parthasarathy, John Ciorciari, and Justin Wolfers about the 2020 Presidential election and policy priorities of the next presidential term.
Shobita Parthasarthy talks to the "Stick to the science" podcast as they explore what role do journalists, science communicators, and policymakers have in influencing how science is perceived. November 2020.
Join P3E for Getting Stuff Done: Getting it Right on Social Media with Nikki Sunstrum, U-M’s Director of Social Media and Public Engagement, who lead this session that began with a discussion and Q&A with and Ford School Profe
Shobita Parthasarathy discusses her new book, Patent Politics: Life Forms, Markets, and the Public Interest in the United States and Europe, followed by discussion with Richard Hall, Professor of Political Science and Public Policy.