ISR faculty members receive one of the University of Michigan’s top honors

July 24, 2019

ANN ARBOR – Two ISR faculty members have been named Distinguished University Professors, one of the University of Michigan’s top honors.

The recipients are:

Paul N. Courant

Paul N. Courant

  • Paul N. Courant, Edward M. Gramlich Distinguished University Professor of Economics and Public Policy. Courant is a faculty associate at ICPSR at ISR and the PI of College and Beyond II, an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation funded project to build a new data infrastructure to study the impact of college, especially the extent of the liberal arts experience, on lifetime outcomes. He also is an Arthur F. Thurnau Professor, Harold T. Shapiro Collegiate Professor of Public Policy and professor of public policy, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy; professor of economics, LSA; professor of information, School of Information; and adjunct professor of law, Law School.
Scott Page

Scott E. Page

  • Scott E. Page , John Seely Brown Distinguished University Professor of Complexity, Social Science, and Management. Page is a faculty associate at the Center for Political Studies at ISR. He also is the Williamson Family Professor of Business Administration, professor of management and organizations, Stephen M. Ross School of Business; professor of political science, professor of complex systems, and professor of economics, LSA.

Each professorship bears a name determined by the appointive professor in consultation with his or her dean. The duration of the appointment is unlimited, and the title—without the salary and research supplements—may be retained after retirement. In addition, newly appointed Distinguished University Professors are invited to deliver an inaugural lecture during the first year of appointment. These are the University’s most prestigious professorships.

The Board of Regents approved the appointments on July 18. They are effective Sept. 1.

See the full list of recipients: https://record.umich.edu/newsletters/072419