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Lyke Thompson

Wayne State University
Professor, Dep't of Political Science and Director, Center for Urban Studies
Detroit MI
Dr. Thompson has many years of experience as a professor, teacher, author, evaluator, innovator, and administrator. He is the director of Wayne State’s Center for Urban Studies, and, in that role, he has developed and sustained programs in the areas of community policing, community based public safety programs, domestic violence reduction, opioid overdose prevention, reduction of lead poisoning of children, and reduction of healthy homes hazards. He has published articles on Detroit politics, program evaluation and policy analysis, training for people with disabilities, early childhood education, economic development, citizen attitudes about service delivery, privatization, healthy homes, disability policy, and term limits. Relative to lead poisoning, he a member of the State of Michigan Lead Commission and chairs two groups that seek to reduce lead poisoning in Detroit. He is completing two projects that test primary prevention of lead poisoning in Detroit’s neighborhoods.