Susan Hoffmann

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Susan Hoffmann
Professor Emerita of Political Science
(269) 387-5680
(269) 387-4930
3414 Friedmann Hall, Mail Stop 5346
Mailing address: 
Department of Political Science
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5346 USA
Teaching interests: 
  • U.S. public policy
  • Urban politics
  • Qualitative methods
Research interests: 
  • Financial regulatory policy
  • Urban politics

Dr. Susan Hoffmann, professor of political science at Western Michigan University, has published titles including:

  • Mission Expansion in the Federal Home Loan Bank System, with Mark K Cassell (SUNY Press, 2010)
  • Politics and Banking: Ideas, Public Policy and the Creation of Financial Institutions (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001)
  • Articles in Public Administration Review and Public Budgeting and Finance

As a former practicing city planner, Hoffmann has held positions in capital budgeting, neighborhood planning, housing rehabilitation and economic development.