James P. Hill, Ph.D.
  • Position: Professor
  • Department: Political Science & Public Administration
  • Campus Address: Anspach Hall 301K 
  • Phone: (989)774-7415
  • Email: Hill1jp@cmich.edu
  • Vitae: Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • Ph.D., Michigan State University, 1992
  • M.P.A., Harvard University, 1979
  • J.D., University of Michigan Law School, 1975
  • B.A., Michigan State University, 1972

Fields of Specialization

  • Environmental Policy
  • American Politics
  • Public Policy
  • Regulation and Administrative Law
  • Native American Casino Research 

Special Training

  • MSCAO Approved Mediator, 2011
  • Professional Grant Writing Training, 2012

CMU Administrative Positions

  • Director, CMU Honors Program, 2003-2010
  • Director, Center for Applied Research and Rural Studies, 1995-2002
  • Academic Leadership Institute Fellow, 1999-2000
  • Chair, Business Law & Regulation Department, 1991-1994
  • Director, Law Center, 1981-1982

Recent Publications

  • "Michigan's Tribal Casino Compacts: Rethinking the 2 Percent Solution to Local Government Impacts", Michigan Bar Journal: Volume 88, No. 11 Nov. 2009 (pp. 32-35).
  • "The Fourth Wave: The Resurgence of tribal casino development in Michigan", Michigan Township News, January/February 2009 (pp. 30-32).
  • "The New Buffalo: A Comparative Examination of Tribal Casino Gaming in Michigan 1993-2003", (2008).
  • "What Honors Students Want (and Expect): The Views of Top Michigan High School and College Students". Journal of the National Collegiate Honors Council, Volume 6, No. 2, Fall/Winter 2005.