Dr. Michael F. Addonizio
Professor of Education Policy Studies, Wayne State University
Dr. Michael F. Addonizio is a professor of Education Policy Studies and Charles H. Gershenson Distinguished Faculty Fellow at Wayne State University. His teaching and research interests include public school finance, state and federal education policy, and the economics of education. Prior to joining WSU in 1994, he served as Education Policy Advisor to former Michigan Gov. John Engler and Assistant Michigan Superintendent for Research and Policy. He served on the Michigan Commission on Charter Schools from 2001 to 2002, and on the Coalition for the Future of Detroit Schoolchildren in 2015. Addonizio earned a Ph.D. in economics from Michigan State University, a master’s degree in public policy from the University of Michigan, and an A.B. in English from Holy Cross College.