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State & Hill

Dream big, listen, and know when to compromise

Jun 10, 2021
Elected and newly appointed alumni on public leadership We asked four seasoned pros what they’ve learned about leadership, overcoming governing challenges, and what public servants can do to succeed in a contentious political landscape. State...
Alumni spotlight

Dr. Demessie (PhD ‘10) advances underserved communities

Jun 22, 2020
As the vice president of policy research and analysis at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Dr. Menna Demessie (PhD '10) strives to analyze and synthesize data and equip stakeholders with information to have constructive dialogue about...

PhD candidate Jessica Gillooly writes op ed for Washington Post

May 30, 2018
This Sunday's print edition of the Washington Post included an opinion piece penned by joint doctoral student Jessica W. Gillooly. The post, titled "Want to stop more Starbucks scenarios? Train these people." suggested that 911 operators have a key...
State & Hill

Greetings from the Dean

Oct 14, 2009
Greetings! We are off to an extraordinarily busy and exciting fall at the Ford School. The incoming classes of MPP, PhD, and BA students have already made a mark on the community with their enthusiasm and engagement. A record number of students...

PhD Welcome Lunch

Aug 27, 2014, 12:30-1:30 pm EDT
Weill Hall, 4th Floor - Meijer Lounge
For Ford School faculty and PhD students only.
Ford School

PhD program funding

Financial support for doctoral students Graduate school is an expensive undertaking, requiring a significant investment of time and financial resources. The University of Michigan, through a combination of college, departmental, and graduate...

PhD job placement

Doctoral alumni: first and current jobs The Ford School's PhD alumni go on to impressive careers in academia and public sector organizations including think tanks, federal government agencies, and foundations. Review our list of first and current...

Student organizations

Student organizations are an integral part of the Ford School community—they recruit policymakers and scholars to speak at the school, provide a forum for students to discuss and take action on shared policy interests, raise money for deserving...

Joint PhD FAQs

Commonly asked questions Click on the sections below to see the answers to a list of the frequently asked questions about the Ford School of Public Policy’s joint PhD...
PUBPOL 830

PUBPOL 830.001: Immersion in Research

John Leahy
Friday
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Fall 2018
1:00-2:20 pm EDT

This course is designed to immerse students in a major research project of their own design. By the end of the two-semester course, students will be required to produce a polished paper, which can later be incorporated into their thesis.

PUBPOL 830

PUBPOL 830.001: Immersion in Research

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Winter 2018
1:00-1:00 am EDT

This course is designed to immerse students in a major research project of their own design. By the end of the two-semester course, students will be required to produce a polished paper, which can later be incorporated into their thesis.

PUBPOL 830

PUBPOL 830.001: Immersion in Research

Brian Jacob
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Winter 2017
1:00-1:00 am EDT

This course is designed to immerse students in a major research project of their own design. By the end of the two-semester course, students will be required to produce a polished paper, which can later be incorporated into their thesis.

PUBPOL 830

PUBPOL 830.001: Immersion in Research

Brian Jacob
Friday
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Fall 2016
11:30 am-1:00 pm EDT

This course is designed to immerse students in a major research project of their own design. By the end of the two-semester course, students will be required to produce a polished paper, which can later be incorporated into their thesis.

PUBPOL 830

PUBPOL 830.001: Immersion in Research

Brian Jacob
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Winter 2016
1:00-1:00 am EDT

This course is designed to immerse students in a major research project of their own design. By the end of the two-semester course, students will be required to produce a polished paper, which can later be incorporated into their thesis.

PUBPOL 830

PUBPOL 830.001: Immersion in Research

Brian Jacob
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Fall 2015
1:00-1:00 am EDT

This course is designed to immerse students in a major research project of their own design. By the end of the two-semester course, students will be required to produce a polished paper, which can later be incorporated into their thesis.