Training and education on campus at the University of Michigan

U-M has long been the center of training for younger scholars conducting research on the causes and consequences of poverty and their implications for public policy.

The NPC’s mentoring and training activities are designed to integrate insights from many social sciences and nurture further research by faculty, graduate students in professional programs (e.g., MPP, MPH, MSW), predoctoral students, and postdoctoral fellows.

Our goal is to train a new generation of scholars and practitioners who will break away from the narrow approaches of single disciplines and pursue careers related to poverty research.

Opportunities for U-M students include: