J. Michael Collins
Position title: Fetzer Family Chair in Consumer & Personal Finance in the School of Human Ecology, UW-Madison
Michael Collins is the Fetzer Family Chair in Consumer & Personal Finance, a Professor of Public Affairs, and an affiliate of the Institute for Research on Poverty at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Collins leads the Center for Financial Security, a Social Security Administration Retirement and Disability Research Consortium research center. He also chairs the UW System defined contribution retirement plan, and serves on the Wisconsin Governor’s Retirement Task Force. Professor Collins has a PhD from Cornell University and an MPP from Harvard’s Kennedy School.