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Ralph pens article on corruption and Russian invasion

Apr 10, 2022
Alex Ralph, a writing instructor at the Ford School, recently sat down with Frank Vogl, co-founder of Transparency International, the chairman of the Partnership for Transparency Fund and an adjunct professor at Georgetown University, to discuss...
In the Media

Ukraine invasion has damaged isolated, paranoid Putin - Ciorciari

Mar 27, 2022 The Express
All eyes are on Russian President Vladimir Putin as the war in Ukraine continues. John Ciorciari, associate professor of public policy and director of the Ford School's International Policy Center and Weiser Diplomacy Center, said some in his inner...
In the Media

Ali discusses comparisons of invasions of Iraq and Ukraine

Mar 17, 2022 BBC Brazil
As the war in Ukraine rages on, many are making comparisons between the U.S.'s invasion of Iraq and Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Javed Ali, associate professor of practice, discussed the comparison. "It's easy to understand why people think the...
In the Media

Levitsky applauds Zelensky

Mar 9, 2022 CBS Detroit
Nearly two weeks after Russia initially invaded Ukraine, the fighting continues. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has emerged as an international leader, which Melvyn Levitsky, professor of international policy and practice,...
In the Media

Ciorciari discusses China's shift on war in Ukraine

Mar 9, 2022 Nikkei Asia
China's view on the war in Ukraine is shifting as Russia continues its attack. John Ciorciari, associate professor of public policy and director of the Ford School's International Policy Center and Weiser Diplomacy Center, discussed what has...
News

Ford School experts weigh in on Russian invasion of Ukraine

Feb 25, 2022
As the Russian military surrounded and began its assault on Ukraine, Melvyn Levitsky, professor of international policy and practice, and Javed Ali, associate professor of practice, lent their expertise to numerous media outlets to break down the...
In the Media

Ali breaks down crisis in Ukraine

Feb 21, 2022 Fox 2 Detroit
Tensions are heightening between Russia and Ukraine, prompting President Biden to meet with his National Security Council to discuss the conflict. "A full-up National Security Council meeting with the President of the United States, those don’t...
In the Media

Levitsky discusses Bolsonaro's visit to Russia

Feb 16, 2022 TV Globo
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro recently visited Russia, despite rumors of a looming Russian invasion into Ukraine. Melvyn Levitsky, professor of international policy and practice, weighed in on the visit.  "I really don’t see any gain that’s...
News

Shannon Farrell to serve as new Diplomat in Residence

Sep 2, 2021
A warm welcome to Shannon Farrell, who will serve as the new Diplomat in Residence (DIR) for the North Central region. She will sit at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan and will offer advice and guidance to...
News

Ford School wins innovation in international programming award

Jun 17, 2021
The Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs (APSIA) recognized the Ford School of Public Policy's Student-Initiated Projects (SIPs) and Extended Research Projects (ERPs) with the Innovation Award for Professional Development...
State & Hill

Learning by doing—on a global scale

May 22, 2020
By Rebecca Cohen (MPP ‘09) In 20 years of global experiences, roughly 600 Ford School students have traveled to 18 countries, not including internships or study abroad. The lessons they bring back with them have helped shape careers of...
Admissions

Diplomacy and international cooperation

Nov 5, 2020, 4:00-5:15 pm EST
Interested in a specific topic of study within International Affairs? Attend our virtual open houses throughout the months of October and November! Hear from a few schools at each session in a more intimate setting. Learn what YOU can do with an APSIA degree! This event is themed “Diplomacy and International Cooperation.”

The Role of Congress in U.S. Diplomacy

Oct 25, 2019, 11:30 am-1:00 pm EDT
Betty Ford Classroom 1110 Weill Hall
We invite you to a student session with Congressman Ted Deutch and his Chief of Staff Josh Rogin.
Ford School

KORUS Alliance: 60 Years and Beyond

Feb 25, 2016, 4:00-6:00 pm EST
Michigan League, Vandenberg Room
Ambassador Ahn was appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Korea to the United States of America by President Park Geun-hye in May 2013. From 2012 to 2013, he served as First Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and before that he served as Korea’s Ambassador to the Kingdom of Belgium and to the European Union. From 2008 to 2011, he was the Deputy Minister for Trade at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, during which time he served as President Lee Myung-bak’s sherpa to the G-20 and G8 outreach meetings.
Ford School
Human Security Series

Ukraine: Post-conflict strategies

Nov 5, 2015, 6:00-7:30 pm EST
Weill Hall, Annenberg Auditorium
A panel discussion on the future of Ukraine addressing the far reaching implications of reconstruction aid and development; legal status of the Crimean Peninsula; re-establishment of international frontiers; resettlement of refugee and IDP populations; demobilization of armed forces and militia; reconstruction aid and development and the prosecution of alleged war crimes. 
Ford School