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Rohan Bhargava

Policy Analyst
Rohan is a research assistant for the Michigan Local Government Fiscal Health Project. He is a rising sophomore (Class of 2024) in LSA, intending to major in economics and math. He is most interested in international development and climate…
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Elizabeth Bowman

Policy Analyst
Liz is a Policy Analyst studying the role of state regulations in the way CAFOs handle and discharge their wastewater. She is a senior at U of M, double majoring in the Program in the Environment and Spanish. Liz is interested in the broad genre of…
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Benny Docter

Policy Analyst
Benny Docter is a Research Assistant studying governmental accounting procedures with CLOSUP’s local fiscal health project.  He is a Masters of Public Affairs student at the Ford School (Class of 2021). Benny's research interests are primarily…
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Henry Fleischmann

Policy Analyst
Henry is a Policy Analyst studying the partisan fairness of the voting maps proposed by the Michigan Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission. He is an undergraduate student in LSA studying Honors Mathematics and Computer Science (class of…
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Alejandra Fuentes Diestra

Policy Analyst
Alejandra is a Policy Analyst for the Urban/Rural MPPS survey at CLOSUP. She is a first-year international MPP student at Ford (class of 2023), and has a B.A in social sciences from PUCP, Perú. Alejandra is interested in policy analysis, quantitative…
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Olivia Hintz

Policy Analyst
Olivia is a Policy Analyst studying community reactions toward solar energy development in the Great Lakes region for Sarah Mills and CLOSUP’s Renewable Energy Policy Initiative. She is a third-year undergraduate student pursuing a B.S. in…
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Emma Jabour

Policy Analyst
Emma is a Policy Analyst at the Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy (CLOSUP). She is a master’s student at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and a 2021 David Bohnett Leadership and Public Service Fellow. Emma has a special interest in…
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Caroline Lamb

Policy Analyst
Caroline works with CLOSUP to develop data resources for MPPS using GIS and graphic design. She is a dual Master of Public Policy and Master or Urban and Regional Planning student (Class of 2023), with a B.A. in journalism and environmental studies…
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Jordan Lippert

Policy Analyst
Jordan is a research assistant with CLOSUP's Michigan Public Policy Survey, beginning in Summer 2021 and will be working through the 2021-22 academic year. He is currently a senior in the B.A. program at the Ford School--focusing on economic policy…
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Celia Sawyerr

Policy Analyst
Celia is Research Assistant analyzing the effect of Census Bureau policy changes on the accuracy of census data collected from Michigan's 1,856 jurisdictions. She is a masters student at the Ford School (Class of 2022), and earned a Bachelors of…
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Om Shah

Policy Analyst
Om is a research assistant supporting the release and analysis of CLOSUP's Michigan Public Policy Survey. He is currently an undergraduate student in the College of Literature, Science, and Arts, tentatively majoring in political science. Om is most…
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Kyron Smith

Policy Analyst
Kyron is a student at the Ford School (MPP, Class of 2022), from Southfield, MI. He holds a B.A. in political science from Bowling Green State University, and his work revolves around urban housing, affordable development, and displacement solutions.…
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Noah Strayer

Policy Analyst
Noah is a CLOSUP Policy Analyst studying municipal budget processes. Working with the City of Detroit’s Office of Budget, his work focuses on outcome budgeting, utilizing service metrics to determine an efficient allocation of city resources.…
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Lorena Zajmi

Policy Analyst
Lorena is a Policy Analyst assisting CLOSUP with on various projects related to the Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS). She is a Fulbright international student from Albania, studying a Master in Public Affairs at the Ford School of Public Policy…