BERMAN, David. American, b. 1939. Genres: Politics/Government. Career: American University, Washington, DC, lecturer in political science, 1962-64; National League of Cities, Washington, DC, research associate, 1964-66; Arizona State University, Tempe, assistant professor, 1966-72, associate professor, 1973-80, professor of political science, 1981-, Institute of Public Administration, acting director, 1966-67, assistant director, 1966-69, senior fellow of Morrison Institute. Researcher, Democratic National Committee and American Law Division, Legislative Reference Service, Library of Congress, both 1962-64. Arizona Consumers Council, member of board of directors, 1970-79. KTSP-TV, political consultant, 1990, 1992; consultant to Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community Council. Publications: State and Local Politics, 1975, 9th ed., 2001; American Government: Politics and Policy-Making, 1979, 3rd ed., 1988; Reformers, Corporations, and the Electorate: An Analysis of Arizona's Age of Reform, 1992; Arizona Government and Politics, 1998; Local Government and the States, 2003. EDITOR: Government Finances, 1967-70; (with J.C. Bollens, and contrib.) American Government: Ideas and Issues, 1981; (and contrib.) County Governments in an Era of Change, 1993; Contributor to books. Contributor of articles and reviews to political science and social science journals. Address: Department of Political Science, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287, U.S.A.