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Doctoral StudentAmerican Politics
Amy Krings is a student in the Social Work and Political Science Joint Doctoral Program. Her research interests include urban politics, race and politics, community organization, social movements, and political participation. She is the project manager of a quantitative study on the outcomes of college-level multicultural courses and a qualitative study of student volunteerism. She is also working on a qualitative case study of a social movement in Detroit.
Prior to coming to the University of Michigan, Amy worked for six years at a Cincinnati non-profit whose mission is to organize citizen-police problem solving teams. Her work included the management of a community-based campaign to reduce street-level gun violence. She also taught classes on Social Change, Macro Social Work, and Community and Political Organizing at her alma mater, Xavier University.
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Ann Arbor, MI