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Celeste Watkins-Hayes named interim dean of the Ford School

Jul 15, 2022
Sociologist Celeste Watkins-Hayes, currently the associate dean for academic affairs, will become interim dean of the University of Michigan’s Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, pending Board of Regents approval at its July...

Brian Jacob earns prestigious David N. Kershaw Award and Prize

Oct 7, 2008
Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy Professor Brian Jacob will be presented the David N. Kershaw Award and Prize in November for his contributions to the field of public policy analysis and management.Jacob, the Walter H. Annenberg Professor of...
Real-World Perspectives on Poverty Solutions

Carolyn Barnes: Low-Income Families and the New Welfare State

Oct 8, 2021, 12:00-1:00 pm EDT
Carolyn Barnes will discuss her book, “State of Empowerment: Low-income Families and the New Welfare State,” exploring how government-funded after-school programs can enhance the civic and political lives of low-income citizens.
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CLOSUP Lecture Series

Fourth Annual United States-Canada Conference 2013

Mar 22, 2013, 5:30-8:30 pm EDT
Weill Hall
Open to the Public Dr. Henry Pollack, Professor Emeritus of Geophysics at the University of Michigan, and Tom Clynes, contributing editor at Popular Science, will deliver the keynote speech for the Fourth Annual U.S.-Canada Policy Conference, hosted by the Domestic Policy Corps and the International Policy Students Association. The 2013 conference, entitled "Planning for 2050: North American Policy for the Future of the Arctic," will focus on U.S. and Canadian Arctic policy, including issues related to the environment, national security, energy, and commerce.
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The Economy, Public Policy and Poverty in the U.S.: What Changes Can President Obama Make?

Jun 24, 2009, 4:00-5:00 pm EDT
Betty Ford Classroom
Professor Danziger is the Henry J. Meyer Distinguished University Professor of Public Policy, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and Research Professor at the Population Studies Center. His research focuses on social welfare policies and on the effects of economic, demographic, and public policy changes on trends in poverty and inequality. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Fellow, Director of the National Poverty Center, and Director of the Research and Training Program on Poverty and Public Policy.
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The Rise of Innovative China?

Oct 29, 2007, 4:00-5:30 pm EDT
Weill Hall
Adam SegalMaurice R. Greenberg Senior Fellow for China Studies, Council on Foreign Relations Commentary by Kenneth Lieberthal, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Political Science, William Davidson Professor of Business Administration, University of Michigan Co-sponsored by the University of Michigan Center for Chinese Studies and the Department of Political Science 4:00-5:30pm in the Betty Ford Classroom (1110 Weill Hall) at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy.
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Aesthetic Democracy: Negotiating Visual Norms for Wind Energy Development

Feb 12, 2007, 4:00-5:30 pm EST
Betty Ford Classroom (1110 Weill Hall) at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
Abstract: New investments in 'green' power are essential for mitigating the impacts of global climate change. While wind power is now considered both technologically mature and economically feasible, it faces bitter opposition from local communities on the grounds that wind turbines amount to visual pollution. This presentation will examine the role that visual imagery is playing in policy debates about the siting of new wind farms.
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