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Peter Bahr

Associate Professor of Education
Peter Bahr is an associate research professor at the Center for the Study of Higher Education at the University of Michigan School of Education. In his research, Dr. Bahr seeks to deconstruct students' pathways into, through, and out of community…

John Bound

George E. Johnson Collegiate Professor of Economics and Director of Doctoral Admissions
John Bound is George E. Johnson collegiate professor of economics, director of doctoral admissions at the University of Michigan.  Dr. Bound is an empirically oriented labor economist. Much of Bound's research has focused on the effect of health on…

Stephen DesJardins

Marvin W. Peterson Collegiate Professor of Education; Professor Public Policy, Evaluation Faculty Lead
Stephen L. DesJardins teaches courses related to public policy in higher education, economics and finances in postsecondary education, statistical methods, and institutional research and policy analysis. His research interests include student…

Nell K. Duke

Professor, School of Education
Nell Duke’s work focuses on early literacy development, particularly among children living in poverty. Her specific areas of expertise include development of informational reading and writing in young children, comprehension development and…

Susan M. Dynarski

Professor of Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education
Susan M. Dynarski is a professor at Harvard University, where she holds an appointment at the Graduate School of Education. She recently moved from the University of Michigan, where she held appointments in the Gerald R. Ford School of Public…

Ben Hansen

Associate Professor of Statistics, College of Literature, Science and the Arts, and Faculty Associate, Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research
Ben Hansen develops research methods that aim to sharpen comparisons of subjects receiving an intervention to subjects receiving a control condition, particularly nonrandomized comparisons, and to improve communication and understanding of remaining…

Brian A. Jacob

Walter H. Annenberg Professor of Education Policy; Professor of Public Policy, Economics, and Education
Brian A. Jacob is the Walter H. Annenberg Professor of Education Policy and professor of economics at the Ford School, and is co-director of the Youth Policy Lab. He is also a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. Brian came…

Brian McCall

Professor of Education, Economics and Public Policy
Brian McCall is a professor of education, economics and public policy at the University of Michigan, where he holds appointments at the School of Education, Department of Economics and the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy. He is a visiting…

Timothy McKay

Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Physics, Astronomy, and Education, Physical & Natural Sciences; Diversity Scholar; National Center for Institutional Diversity; U-M DSN
Timothy McCay is Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education, Arthur F Thurnau Professor, Professor of Physics, Professor of Astronomy, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts and Professor of Education, School of Education. I am a data…

Katherine Michelmore

Associate Professor of Public Policy
Katherine Michelmore is an associate professor of public policy at the University of Michigan's Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy. Previously, she was assistant professor of public administration and international affairs at Syracuse…

Fabian T. Pfeffer

Associate Professor and Department Associate Chair
Fabian Pfeffer's research investigates social inequality and its maintenance across time and generations. His current work focuses on wealth inequality and its consequences for the next generation, the transmission of inequality across multiple…

Natasha Pilkauskas

Associate Professor of Public Policy
Natasha Pilkauskas' research considers how social policy might improve the developmental and life trajectories of low-income children. She has looked at living arrangements of low-income children, especially those who live with grandparents, as well…

Deborah Rivas-Drake

Professor, School of Education; Professor Psychology, College of Literature, Science and the Arts
Deborah Rivas-Drake, is a Professor of Education and Psychology at the University of Michigan. Together with the Contexts of Academic + Socioemotional Adjustment (CASA) Lab, she examines how school, peer, family, and community settings can support…

Awilda Rodriguez

Associate Professor
Awilda Rodriguez is an associate professor in the Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education. Her research is at the intersection of higher education policy, college access and choice, and the representation of Black, Latino,…

Matthew Ronfeldt

Associate Professor and Faculty Associate
Matt Ronfeldt seeks to understand how to improve teaching quality, particularly in schools and districts that serve marginalized students. His research sits at the intersection of educational practice and policy and focuses on teacher preparation,…

Brian Rowan

Burke A. Hinsdale Collegiate Professor and Research Professor
Brian Rowan is the Burke A. Hinsdale Collegiate Professor in Education, a research professor at the Institute for Social Research, and a professor of sociology at the University of Michigan. A sociologist by training (PhD, Stanford University),…

Joseph P. Ryan

Professor of Social Work, School of Social Work and Faculty Associate, Population Studies Center, ISR
Joe Ryan's research and teaching build upon his direct practice experiences with child welfare and juvenile justice populations. Dr. Ryan is the Co-Director of the Child and Adolescent Data Lab an applied research center focused on using data to…

Kristin Seefeldt

Associate Professor of Social work and Public Policy
Kristin S. Seefeldt is the associate director of Poverty Solutions and an associate professor of social work, with a courtesy appointment at the Ford School. She holds a PhD in public policy and sociology from the University of Michigan. Her work…

Robin Tepper Jacob

Associate Research Professor
Robin Tepper Jacob is an associate research professor at the Institute for Social Research and the School of Education at the University of Michigan. She is also co-director of the Youth Policy Lab, a partnership between the Survey Research Center…

Megan Tompkins-Stange

Assistant Professor of Public Policy
Megan Tompkins-Stange is an assistant professor of public policy at the Ford School. She is the author of Policy Patrons: Philanthropy, Education Reform, and the Politics of Influence (Harvard Education Press, 2016). She is a scholar of education…

Basit Zafar

Professor of Economics
Basit Zafar is an applied microeconomist. His research is focused on labor economics, economics of education, and household finance.  Specifically, his work seeks to understand how individuals make decisions under uncertainty. Professor Zafar's…