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Robert Axelrod

William D. Hamilton Distinguished University Professor Emeritus
Robert Axelrod is the William D. Hamilton Distinguished University Professor Emeritus at the University of Michigan, having held appointments at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and Department of Political Science. His areas of…

In the news, Robert Axelrod wins National Medal of Science

Nov 20, 2014
“Why do we choose to cooperate and how can we promote greater cooperation in world affairs? These are the questions that Robert Axelrod has pursued for more than 40 years.” So begins Eric M. Johnson’s deep Q&A with National Medal of Science...

A note from Susan Collins

Oct 15, 2014
This letter originally appeared in the October 15, 2014 edition of our electronic newsletter, 'the ford school feed'. The culmination of our Centennial celebrations draws near. We expect over 150 alumni; many friends, former faculty, and...

Robert Axelrod to receive National Medal of Science

Oct 3, 2014
Of the 487 National Medals of Science bestowed since the award’s creation in 1959, less than two dozen have been offered to social and behavioral scientists. Robert Axelrod, the Walgreen Professor for the Study of Human Understanding, will soon be...