Joshua Sapotichne

Joshua Sapotichne
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Urban politics, public policy, local and state and federal politics

Assistant professor


An expert on public policy, urban politics and the policy relationship between the U.S. government, state governments and local governments. Sapotichne's research has examined the design and implementation of state takeover policies (such as Michigan's emergency manager law), and how state governments contribute to financial distress in local communities, including Flint and other Michigan cities.