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Dr. David Shafie

Associate Professor
Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Department of Political Science
Expertise: Public Policy; Environmental Politics; California Politics
Office Location: Roosevelt Hall 255
Office Hours: TUES 1:00-3:00 pm WED 4:00-5:00pm
Phone: (714) 532-7766
California State University, Northridge, Bachelor of Arts
Arizona State University, Master of Arts
University of Southern California, Ph.D.


Dr. Shafie's research and teaching interests include public policy, environmental politics, and California politics.  His most recent books are Presidential Administration and the Environment, published by Routledge, and Eleventh Hour: The Politics of Policy Initiatives in Presidential Transitions (Texas A&M University Press).  He is co-author of Rethinking California: Politics and Policy in the Golden State (Longman, 2nd ed.) and he has published articles in American Behavioral Scientist, the Journal of Information Technology and Politics, and the Southeastern Political Review.  Dr. Shafie has been a Fulbright Scholar in the Republic of Azerbaijan, where he taught Public Policy.  He is a core faculty member in Chapman’s Environmental Science and Policy program and serves as coordinator of the Environmental Studies minor.

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