Prior to the March 8 public event alongside CNN anchor Chris Wallace, Governor Gretchen Whitmer spoke with a small group of Ford School students about policy challenges and opportunities in Michigan and beyond.
Wallace House Presents journalist and educatorJelani Cobb looks at the historic challenges to democracy that centered around race, the impact of the media, and how this frames and informs the current moment. January, 2023.
Bianca Wilson discusses LGBTQ rights in a speaker series that focuses on the historical roots and impact of race in shaping public policy as both a disciplinary field and as a course of action. October, 2022.
Steven W. Thrasher, Ph.D., is the inaugural Daniel H. Renberg Chair of social justice in reporting (with an emphasis on issues relevant to the LGBTQ community) and an assistant professor of journalism.
Join Ford School Dean Celeste Watkins-Hayes and Paula Lantz as they discuss the devastating structural inequities exposed by the COVID pandemic—and why all policymakers must now be equipped with a toolkit for navigating pandemics.
The final event in the COVID-19 reflections series will feature Joneigh Khaldun and Celeste Watkins-Hayes, who will reflect togther on the two-year anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic and will discuss the key lessons learned. June, 2022.
Joneigh Khaldun and Celeste Watkins-Hayes they will reflect on the two-year anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic and will discuss the key lessons learned from Michigan's Coronavirus Task Force on Racial Disparities. June, 2022.
Dorothy Roberts will share her new book Torn Apart and her belief that the only way to stop the destruction caused by family policing is to abolish the child welfare system and liberate Black communities. April, 2022.
Please join us for the final event in an inaugural series convened by the Center for Racial Justice - a conversation with two leading human rights advocates, Gay McDougall and Jamil Dakwar. March, 2022.
This community conversation further explores the principles and practices of academic responsibility and academic freedom, and how these are effectively exercised in a diverse, inclusive and equitable campus community. January, 2022.
This session features Professor Celeste Watkins-Hayes, the associate dean for academic affairs; Professor John Ciorciari, director of the Weiser Diplomacy Center and International Policy Center; Cindy Bank, associate director of the Program for Pr
Jennifer Lee, an award winning author and frequent public commentator on the implications of contemporary immigration, and Celeste-Watkins-Hayes explore the historical roots and impact of race in shaping public policy. November, 2021.
Luke Shaefer and Celeste Watkins-Hayes describe the Ford School's new Kohn Collaborative for Social Policy and how the inclusion of marginalized populations in research and engagement creates powerful social policy change. November, 2021.