Sheldon H. Danziger


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B.A., Economics, Magna Cum Laude, Columbia University, 1970

Ph.D., Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1976



President, Russell Sage Foundation

Henry J. Meyer Distinguished University Professor, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan, 2005-present; Henry J. Meyer Collegiate Professor of Public Policy, 2002-2005; Professor, 1988-2002.


Director, National Poverty Center, University of Michigan, 2008-present; Co-Director, National Poverty Center, 2002-2008;


Research Professor, Population Studies Center, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, 1988-present.


Director, Research and Training Program on Poverty and Public Policy, University of Michigan, 1989-present.


Visiting Scholar, Russell Sage Foundation, 2002-2003.


Director, NIMH Research and Development Center on Poverty, Risk and Mental Health, University of Michigan, 1995-2002.


Henry J. Meyer Collegiate Professor of Social Work and Public Policy, 1998-2002; Professor of Social Work and Public Policy, 1988-1998. University of Michigan.


Visiting Scholar, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, 1994.


Visiting Scholar, Institute of Public Policy Studies, University of Michigan, 1987-88.


Director, Institute for Research on Poverty, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1983-1988; Research Economist, 1974-1983.


Professor of Social Work, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1983-1988; Associate Professor, 1979-1983; Assistant Professor, 1976-1979. | voice: (734) 615-8321 | fax: (734) 615-8047