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Executive Committee - Fall 2017

The composition of the Executive Committee is designed to be representative of the interdisciplinary interests of our Faculty Associates. The Committee currently includes (in alphabetical order) :

Current members of the MPRC Executive Committee
Updated September 2017

Michael S. Rendall, Director Sociology 09/2012 - 08/2018
Sangeetha Madhavan
Associate Director
African American
Studies - At Large
06/2014 - 08/2018
Katharine Abraham Economics

09/2017 - 08/2019

Xin He Epidemiology and
09/2017 - 08/2019
Ken Leonard Agricultural and Resource
Economics - At Large
09/2016 - 08/2018
Edmond Shenassa Family Science /
Maternal and Child Health
09/2016 - 08/2018
Sergio Urzua Economics 09/2016 - 08/2018
Sociology 09/2016 - 08/2018


The Executive Committee serves as the review group for the Seed Grant Program and the Summer Grant Program, performs periodic review of Faculty Associates of the Center, approves new Faculty Associates, and annually reviews and approves an operating budget for the Center. The Executive Committee is also involved in developing internal and external sources of support for the Center's research and training activities.