Mary Corcoran

Research Associate Professor, Survey Research Center, Professor of Political Science, Professor of Women's Stds, College of LSA, Professor of Public Policy, Gerald R Ford School of Public Policy


Mary E. Corcoran is Professor of Political Science, Public Policy, Social Work, and Women’s Studies. Her research focuses on the effects of gender and race discrimination on economic status and earnings, and on welfare and employment policies. Mary has published articles on intergenerational mobility, the underclass, and sex-based and race-based inequality. She teaches seminars on poverty and inequality and on women and employment.