Dr. Hummel is an assistant professor of public administration at the University of Michigan, Flint. Before this appointment, he was an assistant professor at Bowie State University and Idaho State University. He completed his undergraduate degree (BA) in International Politics at Pennsylvania State University in 2004, his MPA at the University of Nebraska at Omaha in 2009, and his Ph.D. in Public Administration at Florida Atlantic University in 2013.
His research interests are in shrinking cities, local economic development and comparative public administration. One of his research interests is public administration in the Islamic world with a focus on the maslaha within the maqasid approach.
He teaches courses on public administration and public policy which includes the topic of public values and ethics. He also teaches courses on public budgeting and finance and intergovernmental relations.
His website is: www.hummel-research.com