Welcome to Michigan SSN

About the chapter

Michigan SSN was launched in 2017 to bring together engaged scholars from colleges and universities across the state with policymakers, civic leaders, and journalists. The chapter's hub is in the East Lansing area with the bulk of its membership hailing from Michigan State University and the University of Michigan.

Leaders
Associate Professor of Environmental Law and Policy, Michigan State University
Associate Professor of Political Science, Michigan State University
Members
Professor of Economics, University of Michigan
PhD Candidate in Sociology, University of Michigan
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Michigan
Associate Professor of Teacher Education and Educational Policy, Michigan State University
PhD Candidate in Political Science, University of Michigan
Professor of Political Science and Women’s Studies, University of Michigan
Professor of Public Policy, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, Professor of Education, School of Education, and Professor of Economics, University of Michigan; Non-Resident Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution; and Faculty Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research
Assistant Professor of Political Science, Michigan State University
PhD Candidate in Education, Michigan State University
PhD Candidate in Sociology, University of Michigan
Associate Professor of Political Science and Director of the Institute for Public Policy and Social Research, Michigan State University
Assistant Professor of Organizational Studies and Political Science, University of Michigan
Research Assistant Professor of Population Studies, University of Michigan
Assistant Professor of Political Science, Michigan State University
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Michigan State University
Professor of Sociology, Michigan State University
PhD Student in Social Work and Sociology, University of Michigan
Senior Research Associate, Resources for the Future; Lecturer in Public Policy, University of Michigan
Assistant Professor of Natural Resources and Environment, University of Michigan
Associate Professor of Social Work and Public Policy, University of Michigan; and Research Affiliate, National Poverty Center
Assistant Professor of of K-12 Educational Administration, Michigan State University

Latest Briefs

America's Failed Efforts to Reform the Death Penalty

  • Frank R. Baumgartner
  • Marty Davidson
  • Kaneesha Johnson
  • Arvind Krishnamurthy

Balancing Sustainable Development and Trade Liberalization

  • Mark Axelrod

Why Republicans Rely More than Democrats on Ideological Sources of Information

  • Matt Grossmann
  • David Hopkins

The Effect of the Recent Great Recession on Pregnancy and Birth Outcomes

  • Claire Margerison-Zilko

Latest in the News

Susan Dynarski quoted in Fred Thys, "Harvard's Admissions Are Biased Against Asian-Americans, Group Claims" WBUR, June 15, 2018.
Zoltan Hajnal's research on voter suppression discussed in Andrew Gelman. Zoltan Hajnal (with Lindsay Nielson and Nazita Lajevardi), "A New Controversy Erupts Over Whether Voter Identification Laws Suppress Minority Turnout," The Washington Post, June 11, 2018.
Martha J. Bailey quoted on her research on the positive economic effects of contraception in Jillian Goodman, "Watch These People in 2018" Bloomberg Businessweek, December 1, 2017.
Martha J. Bailey's research on The New York Times Editorial Board. Martha J. Bailey, "The Trump Administration's Backward Attitude toward Birth Control," The New York Times, March 8, 2018.
Susan Dynarski's research on low-income students discussed in Catherine Gewertz. Susan Dynarski, "Low-Income Students: More Going to College, but Few Earning Degrees," Education Week, May 17, 2018.

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