Bicentennial Symposium: Impact on Inequality

Impact on Inequality Symposium

Contributions of Michigan Social Science

Thursday, November 9, 2017 | 10:10 am – 5:30 pm
Friday, November 10, 2017 | 9 am – 3:30 pm

The University of Michigan has long been a leader in social science research on the many dimensions of social inequality. This bicentennial symposium will highlight these contributions by focusing on the work of distinguished social scientists who were trained at the University of Michigan. An illustrious group of Michigan graduates from fields such as economics, education, political science, psychology, public policy, social work, sociology, and women’s studies will discuss past, present, and future research on issues related to gender, race, poverty, inequality, and economic mobility.

All sessions are open to the public. Guests are welcome to attend all or any part of the symposium presentations.

University of Michigan Bicentennial

The Bicentennial Symposium Program (pdf) is also available.


Hosted by the Institute for Social Research, the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, and the Alumni Association of the University of Michigan. With support from: Bicentennial Committee; School of Education; College of Literature, Science, and Arts; School of Public Health; School of Social Work; Rackham Graduate School; Law School; Ross School of Business, Poverty Solutions