May 2, 2017
In the first days of Donald J. Trump's presidency, journalists from across the world called Marina Whitman. They wanted to discuss the implications of Trump's meetings with auto executives. They...
April 28, 2017
Ford School faculty members often engage in collective problem-solving--with other scholars, of course, but also with policymakers and practitioners all around the world.
The goal of these...
April 27, 2017
President Ford welcomes refugees at Fort Chaffee, Arkansas
Take a moment to let this sink in.
In 2016, the UN Refugee Agency reported 65.3 million forcibly displaced people around...
April 25, 2017
Doctoral students Eitan Paul and Jieun Lee (MPP ’12) have been named inaugural recipients of the International Policy Center's (IPC) Research Scholar Award.
IPC Research Scholar Awards aim...
April 20, 2017
Marina v. N. Whitman advocates for the Trump administration to invest in public goods in her April 18 article for The Conversation: “‘Public Goods’ made America great and can do so again.”
April 26, 2017
On Wednesday, April 12th, graduate students from U-M’s Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy presented their research on two timely and challenging global policy problems: how to restart an...
April 21, 2017
The University of Michigan has been ranked fourth as one of the Peace Corps' 2017 top volunteer-producing schools. U-M was also ranked fourth on the Peace Corps’ list of the top-producing graduate...
March 6, 2017
Melvyn Levitsky was featured in a recent Christian Science Monitor article on whether former Utah governor and Obama-era ambassador to China Jon Huntsman would be an effective choice as the U.S....
March 3, 2017
Whether a nation should retaliate against a cyber attack is a complicated decision, and a new framework guided by game theory could help policymakers determine the best strategy.
April 25, 2017
Engaging with youth involved in or susceptible to violent extremism is key in helping the U.S. government understand—and combat—terrorist groups such as Al Qaeda and the Islamic State, according...