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Dr. Michael F. Cassidy
Professor of Management Science
Contact Information

(703) 284-5919

Academic Credentials

B.A., Manhattan College
B.F.A., California Institute of the Arts
M.S.L.S., University of Southern California
Ph.D., Indiana University
Teaching Areas:
  • statistics
  • research methods
  • decision analysis and simulation modeling
Research Interests:
  • Research methodology
  • Epistemology
  • Predictive models
Dr. Michael Cassidy has more than 30 years of professional experience in academic, research, and consulting positions. He joined Marymount’s faulty in 1994 and is executive principal analyst at Innovative Decisions, Inc.

Dr. Cassidy has published articles and book chapters on topics including social capital, domestic violence, workforce diversity, human deception, and political instability. He teaches in many programs within the School of Business Administration. He also taught a course for the DISCOVER 101 First-Year Seminar entitled “Evaluating the Evidence: How Do We Judge What is ‘True’?”

His prior professional experience includes positions as Member of Technical Staff (MTS) and technical manager at AT&T Bell Laboratories and as Senior Consultant at IBM. Between 2003 and 2009, Cassidy served as co-editor of Performance Improvement Quarterly, a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal encompassing theoretical and empirically rigorous investigations pertaining to human performance improvement at the individual, group, and organizational levels.