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Lecturer II
Tracy Hall
The Ford Collaboratory, #1100 Mardigian Library
4901 Evergreen Rd
Dearborn, MI 48128

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Tracy S. Hall, Ph.D. is a Lecturer II in the Master of Public Administration and Policy program and Executive Director of University of Michigan-Dearborn’s Office of Metropolitan Impact (OMI). She also serves as the Principal Investigator for Public Allies Metro Detroit AmeriCorp national service program.

Dr. Hall’s wide range of expertise encompasses higher education, nonprofit leadership and public institution administration, public policy advocacy, legislative/regulatory processes, workforce development/ career transition, and public administration & civil society-related research, teaching, service and praxis. Her expertise is grounded in 35+ years of cross sectoral/boundary spanning experience, including senior executive level service in: the federal legislative and executive branches; the nonprofit and private sectors; and postsecondary education.

Dr. Hall actively participates in professional and academic activities related to: public administration & policy; the nonprofit sector; community/civic engagement, social entrepreneurship and civil society; Detroit’s urban renewal and revitalization; regional conservation collaborative impact efforts; as well as talent management and workforce development, especially as it relates to young adults. Her primary interest is to engage in both theory and practice that lead to positive transformational social change.


Ph.D. in Public Administration and Public Affairs from Virginia Tech, 2006

MPA, George Washington University, 1993

B.A., Japanese Studies, Bucknell University, 1982


Member for
5 years 10 months
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