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Benjamin Deitchman, Ph.D.

Visiting Assistant Professor, Public Policy

Office Location: LOW-3313

Office Phone: 585-475-6241

Email:
bhdgsh@rit.edu

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Meet Benjamin

Benjamin Deitchman is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Public Policy in the Saunders College of Business at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) and a Faculty Affiliate in RIT's Department of Public Policy. He teaches courses in government, ethics, corporate social responsibility, and organizational behavior at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Dr. Deitchman's research focuses on the multiple dimensions of climate and clean energy policy at subnational levels of governance. He has conducted event history analysis on innovations in energy efficiency financing policies, macroeconomic modelling of the employment impacts of clean energy programs, and empirical analysis of gubernatorial politics and intergovernmental challenges in the climate and energy policy domain. His work has appeared in peer-reviewed and edited publications of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, US Department of Energy, American Council for an Energy Efficiency Economy, the Georgia Tech Enterprise Innovation Institute, as well as in the journals Environmental Practice and Strategic Planning for Energy and the Environment. He previously served as the Regional Program Coordinator of the National Association of State Energy Officials. In the education policy realm he has worked in program evaluation in the public school system and continues to examine K-12 STEM programs.

Dr. Deitchman earned his Bachelor of Arts in History from the Johns Hopkins University, his Master of Public Administration from the George Washington University, and his Doctor of Philosophy in Public Policy from the Georgia Institute of Technology.


Office Hours & Staff Assistant Information
Monday
10:00 am 11:00 am
3:00 pm 5:00 pm

Or By Appointment





Staff Assistant: Karen St. George
Staff Assistant Phone: 585-475-6042
Education
  • Ph.D. in Public Policy from Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014
  • MPA in from George Washington Universtiy, 2007
  • B.A. in History from Johns Hopkins University, 2005
Memberships
  • American Society for Public Administration
  • United Way Young Leaders Council
  • Rochester Young Professionals
Research

Journal Articles

  • Deitchman, B. (2014). Changing the State of State-Level Energy Programs: Policy Diffusion, Economic Stimulus and New Federalism Paradigms. Strategic Planning for Energy and the Environment, 33 (4).
  • Deitchman, R., Pfeckl, C., & Deitchman, B. (2012). Environmental Ethics at Amtrak: From Compliance to Sustainability. Environmental Practice, 14 (3).

Proceedings

  • Deitchman, B. (2014). Beyond Recovery: Policy Options for Energy Efficiency Financing. World Energy Engineering Congress.

Books

  • Deitchman, B. (2015). State Clean Energy Policy Tools: A Political and Economic Analysis of Clean Energy Options (pp. ). .

Book Chapters

  • Deitchman, B. (2015). Clean Energy and Growth through State and Local Implementation.. Intergovernmental Relations in Transition: Reflections and Directions. (pp. ). .

Presentations

  • Deitchman, B. (2016). The World's Subnational Clean Energy Policy Tools: A Comparison of Political and Economic Options for States in Federalist Systems. American Society for Public Administration.
  • Deitchman, B. (2015). State Energy Policy: Multiple Challenges, Multiple Dimensions, Multiple Opportunities. American Society for Public Administration Yo.
  • Deitchman, B. (2014). Beyond Recovery: Policy Options for Energy Efficiency Financing. World Energy Engineering Congress.
  • Deitchman, B. (2014). Jobs, Jobs, Jobs: Energy Efficiency and Growth through State and Local Implementatio. American Society for Public Administration.
  • Deitchman, B. (2014). Policy Implementation Entrepreneurs: A Review and Case Study of Constrained Programmatic Innovation.. Assessment Network of New York.
  • Deitchman, B. (2014). Laboratories of Opposition: States as Leaders in American Climate Policy. Northeast Conference on Public Administration.
  • Deitchman, B. (2014). The Impact of the Recovery Act on Narrowing the Adoption Gap in State Climate and Clean Energy Policy.. American Society for Public Administration.
  • Deitchman, B. (2014). Policy Implementation Entrepreneurs: A Review and Case Study of Constrained Programmatic Innovation. Southern Political Science Association.
  • Deitchman, B. (2014). Setting the Agenda for Competitive Innovation: Gubernatorial Climate and Clean Energy Policy 2001-2012. Southern Political Science Association.
  • Kingsley, G., Boyer, E., & Deitchman, B. (2013). Comparisons and Adaptations of Policy Tools for Innovation and Reform in Science Education Class.. Midwest Political Science Association.

Research Report


  • 2015: Deitchman, B., City of Atlanta Policy Induced Jobs from Clean Energy Programs Study.

  • 2012: Deitchman, B., Brown, M., & Wang, Y., Making Buildings Part of the Climate Solution with Flexible Innovative Financing.

Other


  • 2014: Deitchman, B., Other Publications. Dissertation

Research Grant


  • 2014: Deitchman, B., Faculty Evaluation and Development Grant.