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List of Professors

Namesort icon Years at Michigan Position

Sheldon H. Danziger

1988 - 2015
Professor of Public Policy
Research Professor, Population Studies, ISR

Anthony S. Chen

2002 - 2010
Associate Professor of Sociology
Associate Professor of Public Policy

Arthur Watson Bromage

1927 - 1974
Professor of Political Science

Charles Russel Hill

1969 - 1975
Assistant Professor of Economics

Chester Ferrel Heady

1946 - 1966
Professor of Political Science

Daniel L. Rubinfeld

1972 - 1984
Professor of Economics
Professor of Law

David James Harding

2005 - 2013
Associate Professor of Sociology
Associate Professor of Public Policy
Research Associate Professor of Population Studies

Donald C. Shoup

1970 - 1973
Assistant Professor of Economics

Douglas J Krupka

2009 - 2010
Assistant Research Scientist
Adjunct Lecturer of Public Policy

Edward A Parson

2003 - 2012
Professor of Law
Joseph L. Sax Collegiate Professor of Law
Professor of Natural Resources & Environment

Edward M. Gramlich

1976 - 2006
Richard R. Musgrave Collegiate Professor of Public Policy
Professor of Public Policy and Economics
Interim Provost

Gary Rand Solon

1983 - 2007
Professor of Economics, Public Policy
Chair of Economics

Gay W. Seidman

1995 - 1996
Associate Professor of Sociology and Public Policy

George E. Johnson

1966 - 2007
Professor of Economics

Harvey E. Brazer

1957 - 1985
Professor of Economics

Isaac McFarlin

2007 - 2015
Assistant Research Scientist of Public Policy

Jack L. Walker Jr.

1964 - 1990
Professor of Political Science

James A. Levinsohn

1987 - 2010
Professor of Economics
Professor of Public Policy

James S. House

1978 - 2014
Professor of Sociology
Research Scientist in Epidemiology
Professor of Public Policy

Jan Svejnar

1996 - 2012
Professor of Business Economics, Corporate Strategy & International Business
Professor of Public Policy

Jeffrey K. MacKie-Mason

1986 - 2015
Professor and Dean of School of Information
Professor of Information & Computer Science
Professor of Economics

Jesse Siddall Reeves

1912 - 1942
William W. Cook Professor of American Institutions
Professor of Political Science
Chair Department of Political Science

Jill R. Horwitz

2003 - 2012
Louis & Mrytle Moskowitz Research Professor of Business & Law
Professor of Law
Professor of Natural Resources & Environment

Joel D. Aberbach

1988
Professor of Political Science

John R Chamberlin

1970 - 2014
Professor of Public Policy

John William Lederle

1944 - 1960
Professor of Political Science

Jude C. Hays

2000 - 2005
Assistant Professor of Political Science
Assistant Professor of Public Policy

Justin McCrary

2003 - 2008
Assistant Professor of Public Policy
Assistant Professor of Economics

Katherine Terrell

1996 - 2008
Professor of Economics, Corporate Strategy and International Business, Public Policy

Kenneth F. Sheve Jr.

2004 - 2006
Associate Professor of Public Policy

Kenneth L. Wertz

1970 - 1973
Assistant Professor of Economics

Kerwin Kofi Charles

1995 - 2006
Associate Professor of Public Policy
Associate Professor of Economics

Kim L. Scheppele

1984 - 1996
Associate Professor of Political Science
Arthur F. Thurnau Professor
Associate Professor of Public Policy

Kristin S. Seefeldt

1995 - 2010
Assistant Professor of Public Policy
Assistant Professor of Social Work

Lawrence B. Mohr

1966 - 1999
Professor of Political Science, Public Policy

Lynn W. Eley

1955 - 1964
Associate Professor of Political Science

Martha S. Feldman

1983 - 2003
Professor of Political Science
Professor of Public Policy

Matthew J. Connelly

1997 - 2002
Assistant Professor of History and Public Policy

Meredith L. Fowlie

2006 - 2009
Assistant Professor of Economics
Assistant Professor of Public Policy

Paul M. Lantz

1994 - 2011
Professor of Health Management & Policy
S. J. Axelrod Collegiate Professor
Professor of Public Policy

Rebecca M. Blank

1999 - 2007
Professor of Economics
Henry Carter Adams Collegiate Professor of Public Policy
Dean of the School of Public Policy

Richard Clay Porter

1964 - 1999
Professor of Economics

Robert H. Pealy

1955 - 1967
Associate Professor of Political Science

Robert Parks Van Houweling

2002 - 2005
Assistant Professor of Public Policy
Assistant Professor of Political Science

Robert Spivey Ford

1934 - 1968
Professor of Economics
Associate Dean of Graduate School

Robert Stern

1961 - 1999
Professor of Economics, Public Policy

Robert Treat Crane

1913 - 1918
Assistant Professor of Political Science

Roger Tourangeau

1997 - 2012
Research Professor, Survey Research Center, ISR

Ronald D. Brunner

1968 - 1981
Associate Professor of Political Science

Severin J. Borenstein

1983 - 1990
Assistant Professor of Economics, Public Policy

Sidney G. Winter Jr.

1968 - 1976
Professor of Economics

Stephen H. Spurr

1952 - 1971
Professor of Silviculture
Acting Chair Forestry Department
Chair Institute of Public Policy

Thomas H. Reed

1922 - 1936
Professor of Political Science

Thomas J. Anton

1967 - 1983
Professor of Political Science
Acting Director of Political Science July 1, 1973-June 30, 1974

William R. Gable

1956 - 1963
Associate Professor of Political Science

Yu Xie

1989 - 2015
Professor of Sociology & Statistics
Professor of Public Policy
Research Professor, Survey Research Center & Population Studies