DeeDee joined Public Policy as the Department Manager during the spring of 2022. Prior to joining Public Policy, she worked for the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research as a research administrator. Specializing in financial management, strategic planning, and implementation, she has over 20 years experience. A Detroit native, DeeDee attended the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, majoring in Theater and Film & Video Studies. Much of her creative energy is channeled into dancing. As a former professional salsa dancer, DeeDee has performed and taught nationally. DeeDee is excited to be part of the Public Policy team.