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Taubman Center

About

The A. Alfred Taubman Center for American Politics and Policy brings together scholars, practitioners, and students from different perspectives to address important problems facing American politics and policy. Since 1984, the Taubman Center has influenced local, national, and global policymakers working at the intersection of research and public engagement. 

The Taubman Center’s programming includes:

  • Research through workshops, conferences, and scholarship
  • Engagement with public leaders and practitioners through several speakers series
  • Internship and research opportunities for students

FALL '22 EVENTS

Research

Faculty Forum

Research

Taubman Center faculty produce influential books and public issue briefs. The Taubman Center also supports faculty & student research grants.

Featured research currently focuses on three themes:

  • Legislative Politics and Policy Advocacy
  • Obstacles to Racial, Ethnic, and Gender Empowerment
  • Domestic Violence and Human Security

Learn More About Our Research Opportunities 

Internship Opportunities

  • Applied Policy Research Internship
  • Governor Frank Licht '38 Internship
  • Happy and John Hazen White, Sr. Internship
  • Noah Krieger '93 Memorial Internship

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Do You Care About Voting Rights? Are You Interested In Legislative Research? Contact Othniel Harris about a new opportunity with the Taubman Center.

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