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Housed at the Ford School of Public Policy’s Education Policy Initiative research center, MEDC operates as a secure data clearinghouse and aims to help researchers use Michigan’s education data to answer critical questions that improve outcomes for students.

MEDC is part of the Michigan Education Research Institute (MERI), a groundbreaking partnership launched in 2018 between the University of Michigan, Michigan State University, the Michigan Department of Education, and the Center for Educational Performance and Information.

Contact us

Please contact meri@miedresearch.org with questions.


Jasmina Camo-Biogradlija
Project Manager

Qia Yang
Data Programmer

Nicole Wagner Lam
Associate Director

Kyle Kwaiser
Senior Data Architect

Sam Owusu
Research Analyst

Thomas Staines
Research Area Specialist

You can find a list of key faculty researchers here: http://miedresearch.org/