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Ford school faculty available to weigh in on 2024 elections

Jan 28, 2024
The University of Michigan has published an experts guide to the 2024 elections. Ford School faculty are available to offer insights on relevant issues impacting the elections, including the following:  Economics Betsey Stevenson, professor of...
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Ciorciari comments on India-Middle East rail link announcement

Sep 12, 2023
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, President Joe Biden and other G20 leaders announced plans to construct a rail and shipping corridor that would link India with the Middle East and Europe.  The Ford School's John Ciorciari, whose research...
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PPIA students reflect on their summer of study and social life 

Aug 2, 2023
What are the dynamics of inequity in labor markets? How do we determine appropriate categories for people in a multicultural society?  How is the U.S. approach to ethnicity and nationality different from what they are doing in Europe?  These were...
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Ambassador Page widely sought for Sudan insights

May 10, 2023
As two rival generals continue their deadly feud for control of the Sudanese capital Khartoum, fears are rising of of another major regional conflagration. Ambassador Susan D. Page, Ford School Professor of Practice in International Diplomacy, has...
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Ford School hosts alum, Korean governor Kim Dong Yeon

Apr 13, 2023
The Ford School hosted Kim Dong Yeon (MPP ‘91, PhD ‘93),  governor of the Gyeonggi province — the largest province in South Korea. His visit to Ann Arbor included signing a Memorandum of Understanding with the University that will send South Korean...
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Ali provides insight into leaked Pentagon documents

Apr 12, 2023
Documents leaked from the Pentagon created a media firestorm, leaving many questions in the minds of Americans. With over 20 years of experience in intelligence, Javed Ali, associate professor of practice, provided analysis on some of the biggest...
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Russia-Ukraine, one year later: Ford School experts can discuss

Feb 23, 2023
University of Michigan Ford School of Public Policy experts can discuss Russia's full-scale attack on Ukraine and the ensuing war as the one-year anniversary approaches.  Javed Ali, associate professor of practice at the Ford School, is a former...
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Ali analyzes Chinese spy balloons with NPR Marketplace

Feb 14, 2023
In the last week, the U.S. has shot down four different objects in U.S. and Canadian airspace. One of those has been confirmed as a Chinese surveillance balloon. Javed Ali, associate professor of practice, provided his expertise to NPR Marketplace,...
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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...
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NATO Ambassador to give Ford School's Vandenberg Lecture

Feb 9, 2023
The Ford School of Public Policy is pleased to present Ambassador Julianne Smith as the 2023 Arthur Vandenberg Lecture. Ambassador Smith has served as the U.S. Permanent Representative to NATO since November 2021. Prior to her current position, she...
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Ciorciari analyzes Pakistan's economic crisis

Jan 17, 2023
Pakistan is facing a multidimensional crisis. Its economy is teetering on collapse due to a possible political crisis, the rupee plummeting and inflation at decades-high levels, devastating floods, and a significant shortage of energy. Offering his...
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Announcing winter 2023 Ford School events

Jan 11, 2023
 The Ford School is pleased to announce an exciting lineup for the winter 2023 Policy Talks @ the Ford School series and other special public events hosted with partners from across campus. Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise...
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Brazil riots: Ford School experts offer insight

Jan 9, 2023
In the aftermath of Sunday's riots, Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva promises to bring rioters to justice. This morning, he met with Rosa Weber, president of the Supreme Federal Court of Brazil, and other leaders to work "in defense of...
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Levitsky says US-Brazil relations blooming

Jan 4, 2023
Ford School professor Melvyn Levitsky, a former U.S. ambassador to Brazil, has been commenting on the new relationship between the countries as President Lula da Silva takes office. BBC Brazil, January 2, 2023: "[Inviting Lula to the White House]...