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Ford School students blog about their experiences during 2016 U.S.-China policy trip

May 23, 2016

Each year, more than a dozen Ford School graduate students travel to China to study the nation’s policy environment. During their trip, they meet with a cross-section of leaders in the policy...

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Mel Levitsky in U.S. News & World Report, "The inevitable decline of Putin's Russia"

May 23, 2016

In “The inevitable decline of Putin’s Russia,” an article in U.S. News & World Report, Melvyn Levitsky describes the risks of escalating military responses to Vladimir Putin’s land grabs,...

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Congratulations to John Ciorciari, now associate professor of public policy with tenure

May 20, 2016

John Ciorciari, who joined the Ford School as an assistant professor of public policy in 2009, has been promoted to associate professor of public policy with tenure.

His promotion was...

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Ford students take on income inequality at annual Ford + U. of Toronto case competition

May 13, 2016

On Friday March 11, 23 Ford School master’s students traveled to the University of Toronto’s School of Public Policy and Governance for "Ford + SPPG," our annual student-led policy conference and...

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Axelrod’s ‘The Evolution of Cooperation’ essential reading at Ivy League schools

May 6, 2016

Robert Axelrod’s seminal work, The Evolution of Cooperation, is among the most frequently assigned books at Ivy League schools, according to data available on Open Syllabus Explorer, an online...

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Rohde argues for a values-based approach to America's foreign policy strategy

April 13, 2016

In the first year of a new administration, American Presidents face particularly tough challenges. The First Year Project is multi-year project, coordinated by the University of Virginia Miller...

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Parthasarathy receives IRWG funding to investigate gender, caste and innovation in India

April 13, 2016

Professor Shobita Parthasarathy has received a 2016 seed grant from Michigan's Institute for Research on Women and Gender (IRWG), which supports individual research activities and collaborative...

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Ciorciari discusses historic China, Taiwan presidents meeting with Reuters et al

December 23, 2015

John Ciorciari spoke with members of the press about an historic meeting in the works for the presidents of China and Taiwan. In two November 4 stories run by Reuters and the Christian Science...

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Ciorciari quoted in The Cambodia Daily regarding threats to Cambodia’s internal peace

October 27, 2015

John Ciorciari, a Cambodia scholar and faculty member at the Ford School, is quoted in Monday's Cambodia Daily regarding recent threats to internal peace by Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen....

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The Economist cites Dean Yang’s research findings in “Like manna from heaven”

September 4, 2015

The September 5th print edition of The Economist cites Dean Yang’s work in “Like manna from heaven: How a torrent of money from abroad reshapes an economy.” The article describes how economic...

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