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Michael Hail, Ph.D.

Dr. Michael Hail passed away in August of 2020. Read remembrance.

Professor of Government in the Dept. of History, Philosophy, Politics, Global Studies & Legal Studies (School of Humanities & Social Sciences)Hail_Michael.jpg


  • Ph.D., University of Delaware



Dr. Hail focuses his research on federalism and intergovernmental management.  His research interests include economic development policy, state and local government, American political thought, and Western political philosophy.  Dr. Hail teaches courses on Public Administration, Federalism and Constitutional Law, Public Management, State and Local Government, Economic Development, Western Political Philosophy, Intelligence Studies, and American Political Thought.  He also serves as Director of the Statesmanship Center.


305 Rader Hall