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.

Winter Term 2024 (future)

Fall Term 2023 (current)

Winter Term 2023

Winter Term 2022

Fall Term 2021

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