Applied Policy Research Institute (APRI)

Our Experts

Michael Wiehe


Mike Wiehe, joined the staff as Director in July 2014 before the Institute transitioned from its former brand, the Center for Urban and Public Affairs.

Jane Dockery

Associate Director

Jane Dockery has 25 years of experience in applied research consulting.

Carol Murray

Program Manager

Carol Murray has been a key staff member for over 16 years.

Tracey Tichnell

Data Analyst

Tracey Tichnell holds a Ph.D. in anthropology from Michigan State University, and a Bachelor's degree from Central Michigan University. Her doctoral studies focused on how groups lost power as societies became more complex.