Consulting/Peer Evaluation

2011. Consultant, Department of Planning, Policy and Design, University of California, Irvine, March

2006. Consultant, Department of Urban Affairs and Planning, Hunter College, City University of New York

2005. Consultant, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)…analyzed the structure of government and its relationships to development strategies in Milan…made extensive recommendations for reform

2002. Consultant, Riverfields Incorporated…developed responses to the Draft Environmental Impacts Statement for the Ohio River Bridges Project

1999. Peer Evaluator Department of Political Science, Baruch College, City University of New York, October

1997-2000. Local Research Affiliate, Abt Associates, Cambridge, Massachusetts … developed a research design, supervised a baseline conditions report, and continue to evaluate the City of Louisville's “Enterprise Community”, designated by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

1999. Peer Evaluator, for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, March

1998. Peer Evaluator (MPA Programs), for the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges, October

      1997. Consultant, British Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Israeli-Palestinian Workshop …advised and led discussion groups on issues related to the governance of Jerusalem, May

1997-98. Consultant, Forward Quest, Covington, Kentucky …issued background reports, supervised and conducted analyses in three counties of growth and development, regional integration and local disparities …also issued policy recommendations on the future of local governance to a regional task force

1997-98. Consultant, Jefferson County Fiscal Court, Louisville Kentucky …conducted research and issued reports on the structure of local government, the reorganization of city and county police departments, and general conditions related to the City of Louisville and Jefferson County 

1996. Principal Field Associate, Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government, Albany, New York ... evaluated the City of Louisville's “Enterprise Community”, designated by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

1996. Consultant, Jefferson County Fiscal Court, Louisville, Kentucky, …conducted research and issued reports on the structure of local government... investigated and evaluated the cost and impact of reorganization on local services and economic development...suggested improvements and policy revisions  to a task force report

1990-92. Consultant, Mayors' Urban Summit . . . planned mayoral sessions and formulated policy statements

1987-89. Consultant to David N. Dinkins, Borough President of Manhattan and Mayor of New York City . . . furnished reports, provided advice and testified on subjects relating to budgeting, contract management, land use planning, administrative decentralization and alternate voting systems (in connection with the revision of the New York City Charter)

1988, 1990. Consultant, Olympia and York Companies, advised and issued reports related to land use planning and tertiary sector development in London, New York and Tokyo

1982, 1984. Commentator, the American Broadcasting Company (television and radio) . . . analyzed state, local and national election returns and provided selective forecasts

1984. Commentator, Radio France, compared politics and local development in the United States and France

1984. Commentator, the Columbia Broadcasting System, analyzed French politics and urban planning