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Adjunct faculty

Brian Flanagan

Lecturer in Public Policy
Brian Flanagan is founder and principal of the Water's Edge Leadership Institute. He is a trained coach and leadership development entrepreneur. At the University of Michigan, he is a lecturer in public policy and chief evangelist of the Sanger Leadership Center, where he served for almost a decade as the founding managing director.
Staff

Jennifer Niggemeier

Managing Director, Leadership Initiative
Jennifer Niggemeier brings 20+ years of experience in working with current and future policy leaders. Jennifer leads a global team of 20+ executive leadership coaches delivering individual and group coaching to masters students, and designs and…

Extracurricular programming

The Leadership Initiative hosts workshops and partners with units across campus on a variety of programs that take place outside of the classroom. Students gain insights from faculty, alumni, and each other, and have space to practice communicating...

Leadership Initiative

The Ford School's Leadership Initiative develops and offers a growing suite of graduate and undergraduate student leadership courses, coaching, and extracurricular programs that build on and complement the school's excellent, rigorous curriculum....

Leadership coaching

All Ford School master's students have the opportunity to work with a certified executive leadership coach—a growth activity that is typically reserved for senior leaders and executives much further along in their careers. For Master of Public...

Leadership development

Tools to impact and influence others “Leadership doesn’t come by title. You don’t have to be the head of an organization to have an impact. Morela Hernandez, Ligia Ramirez de Reynolds Collegiate Professor of Public Policy and faculty director...
News

Lessons From Sports: A conversation with Greg Harden

Dec 7, 2023
The oft-used phrase in sports “Control the controllables,” is as applicable to leadership in public policy. The phrase sits framed on Greg Harden’s desk and is the topic of his New York Times bestseller, Stay Sane in an Insane World. In November,...
News

Raimondo addresses labor market changes

Oct 24, 2023
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo addressed labor market challenges in a conversation with Ford School economics professor Betsey Stevenson. She noted the vast number of people and agencies within the Department of Commerce –  nearly 47,000...
News

Hanson on Kamala Harris's struggling poll numbers

Jul 25, 2023
A series of articles have highlighted Vice President Kamala Harris’s low polling numbers, “a daunting problem for a running mate as the 2024 presidential campaign gets under way.” FiveThirtyEight’s polling average showed Harris with a 52%...
News

Axelrod awarded 2022 Boris Mints Institute Prize

Feb 10, 2023
Ford School emeritus professor Robert Axelrod was awarded the 2022 Boris Mints Institute (BMI) Prize. In its citation, the Institute noted his ground-breaking work in applying game theory to conflict resolution.  “In his research, which employed...
Publication

Overcoming workplace imposter syndrome

Jan 31, 2023
Many high-achieving employees describe feelings of self-doubt and not being intellectually capable to do their jobs. These feelings can be classified as “imposter syndrome” and it is a persistent issue among career women. A KPMG survey of 750 female...