Dr. Daniel HummelAssistant Professor of Political Science
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Ph.D. Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, 2013
Daniel Hummel started his doctorate at Florida Atlantic University in the College for Design and Social Inquiry at the School of Public Administration Fall 2009 after completing his Masters in Public Administration at the University of Nebraska at Omaha in Spring 2009. He completed his Bachelors in International Politics at Pennsylvania State University in Spring 2004. He began working on his dissertation in Spring 2012 on right-sizing cities of which during this research his first son was born on June 25, 2012.
His research interests revolve around participative budgeting, financially-stressed municipalities, the right-sizing paradigm, alternative financing strategies for municipalities, interaction of minorities with local government, spirituality and public service and local government development in Indonesia. Most of his peer-reviewed publications, to date, have centered on the interaction of minorities with local and national governments as well as foundational theorizing on governmental bureaucracy. Some of his current projects include population changes and the use of fines and fees in local government, tax increment alternative financing and civility in social media.
He has been active on several research projects regarding minorities, political involvement and prejudice. He has also been actively attending conferences over the past few years. He has attended the Southeastern Conference for Public Administration, Social Equity Leadership Conference, Western Social Science Association Conference and the Public Administration Theory Network Conference. He presented papers at these conferences on topics ranging from grassroots conflict resolution to democratic taxation.
Please check out Professor Hummel's complete ISU Curriculum Vitae.
Research and Academic Interests
- Right-sizing Cities
- Interaction of Minorities with Local Government
- Participative Government (Budgeting)
- Alternative Municipal Finance
- Local Government Development in Indonesia
1. Right-sizing Cities and Fiscal Health: A look at Five Cities, Public Budgeting & Finance, Accepted for Publication - Currently Editing for Style.
2. Traffic Tickets: Public Safety Concerns or Budget Building Tools, Administration & Society, Online March 25, 2014 (doi: 10.1177/0095399714528178).
3. Right-sizing Cities in the United States: Defining Its Strategies, Journal of Urban Affairs, Online September 3, 2014 (doi: 10.1111/juaf.12150).
4. Principles over prejudice: Mosques and the American city, Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs, Vol. 32/No. 1 pp. 32 – 46, 2012.
5. Property taxes and polycentricity, (w/ Justin Ross). In The Annual Proceedings of the Wealth and Well-Being of Nations Volume IV 2011 – 2012, edited by Emily Chamlee-Wright, 2012.