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Associate professor of Political Science
Smidt focuses on American electoral and campaign politics, swing voters, presidential nominations, and Michigan elections.
Political behavior Political Campaigns American Politics Swing Voters
Professor of Criminal Justice
U.S. Supreme Court scholar whose specific interests include judicial policymaking, constitutional rights and prisoners' rights
Prisoners' Rights US Supreme Court Constitutional Rights
University Distinguished Professor
Sandi Smith is an expert in social Influence, and Interpersonal and Health Communication
Health Communications Communication Theory Persuasion Interpersonal Communication
Professor of Law in Residence
An expert in housing finance issues and securities regulation
Securities Regulation Mortgage Finance
International educator with a focus on global and intercultural learning.
Education Abroad Intercultural Education Intercultural Communication Global Learning
International retailing, retailing in transitional economies, commercial buyer-supplier relationships.
Commercial Buyer-supplier Relationships International Retailing Retailing in Transitional Economies
Education expert, focusing on the intersections between STEM disciplines, social issues, history, and philosophy
STEM Education Teacher Education Science Education
Clifford E. Erickson Distinguished Chair in Education and Professor of Education Policy and, by courtesy, Economics
Education policy expert focusing on the impacts and implementation of state and district policy.
School Turnaround Teacher Evaluation Teacher unions and collective bargaining agreements Teacher Labor Markets Compensation and Accountability
Kelly Strutz's research interests center on pregnancy as a critical period for understanding women’s and infants’ health.
Program Evaluation Epidemiology Communication Study Conception and Design Data Management and Analysis Maternal and child health Health Services Research
Bruno Takahashi's research interests include media coverage of environmental affairs and the links between media and policy.
Risk Communication Environment Journalism Environmental Communication Science Communication Environmental Behaviors
Industry Experience (2)