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Dave Ivan


  • Company:Community, Food & Environment Institute
  • Industry:MSU Extension
  • Interests:Community Vitality

Dr. David Ivan is nationally recognized for his research on successful community change. A frequent invited speaker on community success at state/provincial, multi-state and national community and rural development conferences in the United States and Canada, Ivan has conducted previous research on community vitality, community-based entrepreneurship, and regionalism strategies. His research has been recognized by the Community Development Society as its national research award winner. Ivan received a B.S. degree from Michigan State, an MBA from Penn State, and his PhD from Michigan State with a focus on community sustainability and vitality.