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DAVID OLIVER KASDAN
 
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Ph.D., Cleveland State University, 2010, Urban Studies and Public Affairs
Dissertation: The Neopragmatists Hammer – Forging Administrative Authority
Committee: Dr. Michael Spicer (chair); Dr. Camilla Stivers, Dr. Gary Marshall
Accepted April 2010; published in UMI, May 2010

BA, DePaul University, 1995, Philosophy, Deans List, Honors Program
Concentration in Continental and American Philosophy

Primary Leadership Development Course, U.S. Army, Commandants List, 1999
Interrogator Course, U.S. Army, Commanders Honor Graduate, 1998
Incheon National University, Songdo, Korea
Social Science Research Seminar
Philosophy of Public Administration
Disaster Management
Public Organizations
Public Issues and Controversies
History of Public Administration

Oakland University, Rochester, MI
PA 690: Masters Thesis
PA 620: Quantitative Methods in Public Administration
PA 601: Public Administration Theory
PS 350: Public Administration
PS 303: Research Methods and Statistics
PS 300: American Political Culture

Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH
UST 452: Management of Urban and Nonprofit Organizations
UST 200: Introduction to Urban Studies

ACADEMIC ARTICLE PUBLICATIONS

 

Kasdan (2016). Considering Socio-Cultural Factors of Disaster Risk Management. Disaster Prevention and Management, 25 (4), 464-477. (SSCI)

 

Kasdan (2016). Public Administration, Social Progress, and the Utopian Null: Reconfiguring the Hypothesis Test for Neopragmatist Bureaucracy. International Review of Public Administration, 21 (2), 163-175.

 

Kasdan (2016). Emergency Management 2.0: This Time, Its Financial. Urban Affairs Review, 52 (5), 864-882. (SSCI)

 

Kasdan (2015). One More Look at (Neo-)Pragmatism in Public Administration: Seeing the Forest and the Trees. Administration & Society, 47 (9), 1110-1125. (SSCI)

 

Kasdan (2015). Cruel to Be Kind: A Neopragmatist Approach to Teaching Statistics for Public Administration Students. Journal of Public Affairs Education, 21 (3), 435-448.

 

Kasdan (2014). A Tale of Two Hatchet Men: Emergency Financial Management in Michigan. Administration & Society, 46 (9), 1092-1108. (SSCI)

 

Kasdan (2014). A Neopragmatist Approach to Statistics in the Social Sciences. Songdo Journal of Social Science, 5 (August), 25-37.

 

Kasdan (2013). Much Ado About Great Books of Public Administration. Administration & Society, 45 (2), 255-261. (SSCI)

 

Kasdan (2012). Great Books of Public Administration 1990-2010: Revisiting Sherwoods Survey in the Wake of Reinventing Government. Administration & Society, 44 (5), 625-639. (SSCI)

 

Kasdan (2011). A Neopragmatist Approach to Administrative Authority: Using Rortys Liberalism for Social Progress. Administrative Theory & Praxis, 33 (4), 566-584.

 

Kasdan (2011). Alternative Ways of Thinking about Expertise. Administrative Theory & Praxis, 33 (2), 295-298.

 

Bowen, Dunn, and Kasdan (2011). Response to The History in Urban Studies: A Comment. Journal of Urban Affairs, 33 (1), 107-110. (SSCI)

 

Bowen, Dunn, and Kasdan (2010). What is Urban Studies? Context, Internal Structure, and Content. Journal of Urban Affairs, 32 (2), 199-227. (SSCI) 

 

BOOK REVIEWS

 

Kasdan (2016). Book Review: The social roots of risk: Producing disasters, promoting resilience. Disaster Prevention and Management, 25 (1), 111-114.

 

Kasdan (2015). Book Review: Integrative Process: Follettian Thinking from Ontology to Administration. International Review of Public Administration, 20 (4), 393-396.

 

Kasdan (2014). Book Review: Teaching for Dissent. Education & Culture, 30 (2), 107-110.

 

Kasdan (2011). Book Review: Neo-Pragmatism, Communication, and the Culture of Creative Democracy. Education & Culture, 27 (1), 69-72.

 

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

 

Kasdan (2015). The Numbers Lie: Travails With a Backgammon App. Significance online, Royal Statistical Society and American Statistical Association, 14 April 2015.

 

Kasdan (2014). A Strategic Approach to Emergency Financial Management. Proceedings of 2014 International Conference on Public Administration (10th). Zhu Xiaoning and Zhao Shurong (Eds.). Chengdu, PRC: UESTC Press.

 

Kasdan (2014). Big Data Brings Big Ethical Concerns. Significance online, Royal Statistical Society and American Statistical Association, 17 June 2014.

 

Kasdan (2013). Elementary, My Dear Watson: A Story of Reasonable Doubt. Significance online, Royal Statistical Society and American Statistical Association, 12 December 2013.

 

Kasdan (2013). Seven in a Row? The Tour de France and the Likelihood of Lance. Significance, 10 (1), 20-22.

 

Kasdan and Klemanski (2012). Entries for Household and Building Permit. In A. Carswell (Ed.), The Encyclopedia of Housing, 2nd ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

 

Report: Northeast Ohio Entrepreneurship Confidence Survey: 4th Year Findings, 2009. Center for Economic Development, Cleveland State University.

 

Report: Financial Intermediaries for Community and Economic Development in Ohio: Market Assessment, 2009. Center for Economic Development, Cleveland State University.

 

Report: Northeast Ohio Entrepreneurship Confidence Survey: 3rd Year Findings, 2008. Center for Economic Development, Cleveland State University.

 

Report: Northeast Ohio Entrepreneurship Confidence Survey: 2nd Year Findings, 2007. Center for Economic Development, Cleveland State University.