Michael W Spicer, Ph.D.
 Title: Professor - Emeritus
 Dept: Urban Studies
 Office: UR 225
 Email: M.SPICER@csuohio.edu
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. UR 225, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Research Keywords:
public administration, administrative ethics, constitutional theory, constitutional history, political theory, political philosophy, value pluralism, postmodernism, democracy, Isaiah Berlin, Stuart Hampshire, Albert Camus
Ph.D., Public Administration, The Ohio State University, 1974
M.A., Public Administration, The Ohio State University, 1972
B.S., Business Administration, The Ohio State University, 1971
Brief Bio:
Dr. Spicer is Professor Emeritus in Urban Studies and Public Administration at the Levin College. He teaches courses in public finance and economics, public administration, and political philosophy. Before coming to Cleveland, Dr. Spicer taught at the University of Colorado, Boston University, The Ohio State University, and the University of Exeter, England. He has written articles and books on a variety of topics including the role of politics in public administration, normative analysis in public administration, administrative history, American constitutional theory and history, postmodern philosophy, public choice economics, and tax policy and compliance. His books include The Founders, the Constitution, and Public Administration.(Georgetown University Press, 1995), Public Administration and the State (University of Alabama Press, 2001), and In Defense of Politics in Public Administration(University of Alabama Press, 2010). Dr. Spicer holds a Ph.D. and M.A. in Public Administration, and a B.S. in Business Administration from The Ohio State University.