Dave has at different times been involved in designing, launching, or otherwise partnering with several innovative programs at the U of A
Philosophy, Politics, Economics & Law
The Philosophy, Politics, Economics and Law (PPEL) degree is an interdisciplinary undergraduate major of the very highest quality giving you – within a major research university – an undergraduate experience of the sort typically identified with the most successful honors colleges or outstanding liberal arts institutions
Political Economy & Moral Science
The Department of Political Economy & Moral Science offers an outstanding and rigorous undergraduate major in Philosophy, Politics, Economics and Law. The idea of "moral science" we trace back to Hume: normative inquiry has to begin with what humans and their social ways of living are really like.
Master of Legal Studies
University of Arizona Law’s Master of Legal Studies (MLS) is a one-year degree program pursued on a full-time or part-time basis. The MLS is designed to enhance the effectiveness of a broad spectrum of professionals whose work involves regulations, negotiations, or working with lawyers or legal issues.
Take Charge Today
Take Charge Today - A program and curriculum with a decision-based approach to personal finance. Formerly Family Economics & Financial Education, Take Charge Today provides a consistent framework for thinking through financial choices in order to improve well-being.
Ethics, Economy & Entrepreneurship
This course is for high school students who want to go beyond basic state standards for economics. Students will come away better prepared for college, but also for the ethical challenges that go with careers in business, or in law, politics, education, or journalism.
The American Culture and Ideas Initiative
The American Culture and Ideas Initiative provides students with an ennobling vision— a sense of a larger purpose and a higher calling through the meaning and beauty of the arts. Its overarching mission is the betterment of students’ lives and the public through a richer engagement with the aesthetic, philosophical, economic, and historical foundations of American society, with an emphasis on how art and culture relate to the lives they lead.