Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5346 USA
Monday, 1:30 to 3 p.m., and Friday, 9 to10:30 a.m.
And by appointment.
- Ph.D., Public Affairs, Princeton University, 1996
- Development administration
- Political development
- Political philosophy
- African politics
- Evaluation of foreign aid
- Social science methodology
Dr. Paul Clements, professor of political science at Western Michigan University, gave a dissertation for his Ph.D. titled Development as if Impact Mattered: A Comparative Organizational Analysis of USAID, the World Bank and CARE based on case studies of projects in Africa.
Clement's published articles include:
- Three articles in World Development on the organization of foreign aid
- Reducing World Poverty by Improving Evaluation of Development Aid in the American Journal of Evaluation
- Evaluating the Cost Effectiveness of Heifer International Country Programs in the Journal of Multidisciplinary Evaluation
- The Reasonable and the Rational Capacities in Political Analysis (co-authored by Dr. Emily Hauptmann) in Politics & Society in 2002
Clement also wrote:
- The book Rawlsian Political Analysis: Rethinking the Microfoundations of Social Science, developing Rawlsian or Kantian microfoundations for political analysis as an alternative to rational choice theory (University of Notre Dame Press, 2012)
- The paper A Rawlsian analysis on the Plight of Bihar (Studies in Comparative International Development, 2005)
He consults for domestic and international organizations on the design of monitoring and evaluation systems.