Written by: Marcella Babcock
Primary Source: Michigan Policy Wonk Blog, June 6, 2016
Our weekly round-up of policy-relevant reads and IPPSR-connected research.
- Conservation Criminology at MSU works to Defend the Rights of Nature and Wildlife Around the World (link is external) IPPSR affiliate Meredith Gore’s work in conservation criminology is highlighted.
- Longtime Couples Get In Sync, In Sickness and In Health (link is external) IPPSR affiliate William Chopik’s research on optimism is cited in an article on long-term relationships.
- Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha Is A Hero For Our Time (link is external) Forum Speaker Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha spoke about her work on the Flint Water Crisis at the 2016 Mackinac Policy Conference.
- Arne Duncan’s New Job: Creating Jobs and Stopping Violence (link is external) IPPSR affiliate Sarah Reckhow is quoted in an article on Arne Duncan’s partnerships with philanthropic organizations in Chicago.
- MSU’s Police Oversight Committee Names New Chair (link is external) IPPSR affiliate Michelle Kaminski was named Chair of MSU’s Police Oversight Committee earlier this year.
- Detroit Contractors Feast on Gilbert’s Real Estate Portfolio (link is external) State of the State Survey Director Charley Ballard is quoted on the impact of economic investment and development in Detroit.
- Michigan Seeks Solution for Roads, Bridges, Water Infrastructure in State of Disrepair (link is external) IPPSR affilitiate and State of the State Survey director Charley Ballard comments on how to public infrastructure repair should be a long-term priority in Michigan.
- Michigan GOP uneasy with Donald Trump, but will it matter? (link is external) IPPSR Director Matt Grossmann comments on Donald Trump’s challenge of gaining support in Michigan.
- Vote for a Future, Not the Odds of a Horserace (link is external) IPPSR affiliate Bill Dutton’s blog post about the Democratic primary ahead of the California vote.
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Marcella Babcock is a doctoral student in political science who conducts research on international development. She previously worked in education policy. At IPPSR, she will be building a database of campus policy experts and compiling research in the issue areas of education, social welfare and criminal justice.