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Stevenson marks the 'Age of (Re)Discovery'

Jul 11, 2021
As economists realize that the world has entered a new economic era, Foreign Policy asked 13 economists to name and identify this new era. Among them was Betsey Stevenson, Ford School professor of public policy and economics. She named the new era...
In the Media

Stevenson comments on UN economist gender gap

May 17, 2021 Foreign Policy
After an internal memo from the U.N. Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) came to light, a debate about the U.N.'s hiring practices arose. The memo asked for managers to drop a requirement for a doctorate degree, in order to be able to hire...
In the Media

Hanson expects Biden to restore normalcy to the White House

Nov 7, 2020 Métro World News
“This election was a crucial crossroads for American political institutions. Trump has led America to a dangerous place. Biden’s election is a step back from the brink, but also the start of hard work to restore the fractured fabric of American...

Ali comments on Bolton's exit

Sep 12, 2019
While debate ensues over whether President Trump’s national security advisor John Bolton resigned or was fired, the bottom line is: Bolton is out of the White House. This is President Trump’s fourth national security advisor to leave the...

General Jim Mattis on "Call Sign Chaos"

Apr 21, 2021, 7:00 pm EDT
The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation, Library and Museum invites you to a virtual book talk with General Jim Mattis on his recent memoir, Call Sign Chaos. 
Weiser Diplomacy Center Series

The Biden administration's policy options on North Korea

Mar 1, 2021, 11:30 am-12:45 pm EST
We invite Ford School students to join us for a conversation with Ambassador Joseph Yun on Biden administration's policy options with respect to North Korea. Yun is a senior advisor to the Asia Program at USIP and one of the nation’s leading experts on relations with North Korea.    

U.S. race relations and foreign policy

Jan 27, 2021, 4:00-5:30 pm EST
In this talk, Amb. Susan D. Page will explore the presence and impact of race relations on U.S. foreign policy and U.S. actions at home.
Weiser Diplomacy Center Series

Responding to the “Democratic Backslide” in Central and Eastern Europe

Oct 26, 2020, 11:30 am-12:50 pm EDT
Please join us for a virtual seminar with Kinga Brudzinska, Program Director of Future of Europe for GLOBSEC Policy Institute in conversation with John Ciorciari, director of Weiser Diplomacy Center. They will discuss major trends, challenges and opportunities for supporting democracy in central and eastern Europe—particularly the “V4” countries of Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia. This event is open to all University of Michigan students.    
Policy Talks @ the Ford School

U.S.-China relations in the second Obama Administration

Feb 13, 2013, 4:00-5:30 pm EST
Weill Hall
Free and open to the public Join the conversation on Twitter: #policytalks About the event: Please join us as Kenneth Lieberthal returns to the University of Michigan for a lecture on current U.S-China relations under President Obama's new foreign policy team. Lieberthal will also take questions from the audience and from Twitter. From the speaker's bio: Kenneth Lieberthal is senior fellow in Foreign Policy, Global Economy, and Development and also at the John L.
Ford School

Film Screening - The Diplomat

Jan 25, 2016, 7:00 pm EST
Michigan Theater
The Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and the Michigan Theater present The Diplomat with a special introduction by former U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Christopher R. Hill. The Diplomat tells the remarkable story of the life and legacy of Ambassador Richard Holbrooke, whose singular career spans fifty years of American foreign policy from Vietnam to Afghanistan. Told through the perspective of his eldest son David, the documentary takes you behind the scenes of high stakes diplomacy where peace is waged and wars are ended.
Ford School

Why American Leadership Still Matters

Feb 18, 2016, 5:30-7:00 pm EST
Weill Hall, Betty Ford Classroom
Phillip Lohaus has worked on national security issues in both the public and private sectors. While in government, Phillip focused on Middle East non-proliferation and economic security issues and served in both strategic and tactical assignments in support of the US military abroad. He is primarily interested in forward-looking questions, to include future warfare strategy and capabilities as well as the evolving use of American Special Forces.
Ford School

General Jim Mattis on "Call Sign Chaos"

Apr 21, 2021 1:20:09

The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation, Library and Museum, and the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy invite you to watch a virtual book talk with General Jim Mattis, U.S. Marines (ret) & 26th U.S.

Philip Potter: Growing terror threat in China

Mar 1, 2012 0:02:10

Philip Potter is an assistant professor of public policy and political science at the Ford School. His interests include U.S. foreign policy and international security.