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David Hirschmann Professor School of International Service

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

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.
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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.