Political Science and Public Administration

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Dr. David H. Davis


Prof. Davis is the author of four books. Last July Praeger Press published Ignoring the Apocalypse about how the United States makes policy about environmental threats. He recently finished a book on global warming.  


  • PhD from Johns Hopkins University
  • AB from Cornell University.

Author of

  • Ignoring the Apocalypse, Praeger, 2007,
  • American Environmental Politics, Nelson Hall Co., 1998,
  • Energy Politics, St. Martin's Press, 4th ed., 1992
  • How the Bureaucracy Makes Foreign Policy, DC Heath, 1972.
  • Edited volumes 24-26 of the Social Science Journal from 1986-1989 and the commentary page of PA Times from 1993-1995.

Academic Positions

  • Teaches political science and public administration at the University of Toledo with a special interest in environmental policy. Formerly taught at the University of Wyoming, Cornell University and Rutgers University.


  • Worked for EPA, GAO, and the Library of Congress. During the Carter Administration, held political appointment in the Department of the Interior. Business consultant with International Energy Associates, Ltd.

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Last Updated: 6/26/15