Jamila Michener

Cohort 18 — Michigan Alumni List
Assistant Professor, Department of Government
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Dr. Michener received her Ph.D. in political science from the University of Chicago in 2011. She specializes in the field of American politics, with a particular focus on the political consequences of economic and racial inequality. She has also worked on a book that examines how and why Medicaid matters for the politics of the poor. Following the program, she joined the faculty at Cornell University as an assistant professor in the Department of Government.

Discipline: Political Science