Center for Governance and Public Policy

Staff

Fred Thompson

Fred Thompson

  • Director of the CGPPR, Grace and Elmer Goudy Professor of Public Management and Policy Analysis
  • AGSM 401
  • 503-370-6228
Jowei Chen

Jowei Chen

Jowei Chen is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Michigan. Professor Chen is working with Professor Tim Johnson of the Atkinson Graduate School of Management, on a project that seeks to provide quantitative estimates of the political ideologies held by unelected public administrators. Professor Chen received his PhD from Stanford University in 2009.

Mike Hand

Mike Hand

Tim Johnson

Tim Johnson

Nicolai Lidow

Nicolai Lidow

Nicholai Lidow received his Ph.D. from Stanford University in 2011. Nicholai has more than a decade of experience completing field research in African nations such as Liberia, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Somalia. Nicholai’s research focuses on African politics, non-state armed groups, and conflict economies, as well as the development of methods for collecting economic, political, and humanitarian data in active conflict zones. His most recent research on these topics has appeared in the "Journal of Survey Statistics and Methodology" and he has a forthcoming book, with Cambridge University Press, which explains the organization of rebel groups during Liberia’s civil war. Nicholai, furthermore, is a co-founder of the start-up data analytics firm, Groundtruth.io.

Steven Maser

Steven Maser

Polly Rizova

Polly Rizova

Jon Thompson

Jon Thompson

Mary Stout

Mary Stout