Kristine Miranne, Ph.D.

Kristine Miranne, Ph.D.

Part-time Faculty

Kristine Miranne, Ph.D.

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Kristine Miranne currently serves as Director of Research, Analysis and Monitoring for Doing Development Differently in Detroit (D4), a diverse coalition of representatives from community, environmental, faith and organized labor organizations united to strengthen metro Detroit through meaningful community engagement in the creation of sustainable win-win economic development strategies and public policy. She was executive director of the Southwest Detroit Development Collaborative from 2007 - 2012 and director of the Skillman Center for Children from 1999 - 2007.

Miranne has taught at Dillard University, University of New Orleans, University of Kentucky, and Wayne State University.

Degrees and Certifications

  • Ph.D., Urban Studies, University of New Orleans
  • M.U.R.P., Urban and Regional Planning, University of New Orleans
  • B.A., Anthropology, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana

Teaching Interests

  • Social welfare policy

Areas of Expertise

  • Urban social policy, primarily issues impacting women and children
  • Urban studies, intersection of race, gender and geography

Courses taught by Kristine Miranne, Ph.D.

Fall Term 2023 (future)

Winter Term 2023

Winter Term 2022

Fall Term 2021

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