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David Hirschmann

Professor School of International Service

Dr. Hirschmann has written approximately 55 publications, with topics including Reengineering and Performance Measurement in USAID; Development Management/ Bureaucracy/ Administration, and Planning; Women and Development; Women and Political Participation/ Democracy/ Civil Society; Elections Management; Institutional Development; Rural Development; Development Policy; and Southern African Politics.

Degrees

PhD, MA, LLB, BA, University of the Witwatersrand (South Africa)

Office
SIS-School of Intl Service
SIS - 228A
Contact Info
(202) 885-1655 (Office)

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For the Media
To request an interview for a news story, call AU Communications at 202-885-5950 or submit a request.

Teaching

  • Spring 2016

    • SIS-635 Adv Topics in Development Mgmt: Development Management
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    • SISU-340 Topics in Global Inequalty/Dev: Soc Categories, Identity & Dev
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  • Summer 2016

    • SIS-603 Special Inst in Int'l Affairs: South Africa: Democracy/Dev
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  • Fall 2016

Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities

Research Interests

Dr. Hirschmann's research focuses mainly on development management, strategic planning and performance measurement, micropolitics/social soundness, gender and development, bureaucracy, democracy and decentralization.

Selected Publications

  • Changing Attitudes of Black South Africans toward the United States, Edward Mellen Press, 1989.   
  • Women Farmers in Malawi, University of California, 1984.