William Ascher, Ph.D.

Areas of Expertise

Environmental Policy, Third World Issues, Public Policy

Selected Research and Publications

  • Knowledge and Environmental Policy: Re-Imagining the Boundaries of Science and Politics
  • Bringing in the Future: Strategies for Farsightedness and Sustainability in Developing Countries
  • Revitalizing Political Psychology: The Legacy of Harold D. Lasswell
  • Cultural Change and Persistence: New Perspectives on Development
  • Physical Infrastructure Development: Balancing the Growth, Equity, and Environmental Imperatives

Selected Awards and Affiliations

  • Huntoon Senior Teaching Award, 2009
  • Levine Prize for Best Book in Public Policy, 2010
  • Society of Policy Scientists

William Ascher, Ph.D.

Donald C. McKenna Professor of Government and Economics

Education: B.A., University of Michigan; M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University
Department: Government, Robert Day School
Office Hours:
  Monday, 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Email: william.ascher@cmc.edu
Phone: (909) 607-3071
Fax: (909) 621-8419
Address: Kravis Center 231
Curriculum Vitae: CV

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