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Dr. Maxwell Caskie

Present position

Senior Research Consultant


B.A., Modern Humanities -- Washington & Lee University
M.A., English -- The University of Michigan
M.A., Linguistics -- The University of Michigan
Ph.D., English-- Florida State University

Honors and awards

Phi Beta Kappa, Omicron Delta Kappa, Woodrow Wilson Fellow

Firm Experience

Beginning as a technical writer/editor, in more than ten years with the firm, Dr. Caskie has assisted with the preparation of testimony concerning a variety of regulatory issues, including rate of return, revenue requirements, and rate design. He has participated in the analysis of prudence and efficiency standards and has edited testimony and reports dealing with electric, gas, telecommunications, and water utility regulation. Dr. Caskie has served as case manager on numerous proceedings in both telecommunications and electricity. He has assisted with written comments to various clients on the implementation of the Telecommunications Act of 1996.

Professional and business history

Ben Johnson Associates, Inc.:

1995 --- Senior Research Consultant
1987-95 Research Consultant
1985-87 Research Editor

Other experience

Before joining the firm, Dr. Caskie taught for more than 20 years at the University of Michigan, Towson State College, Tallahassee Community College, and Florida State University; he has also worked as a book and magazine editor and was managing editor of Economics Briefing.


Dr. Caskie has written articles for a variety of publications and delivered numerous papers at scholarly meetings. He was an editorial columnist in The Tallahassee Democrat from 1984 through 1988.

Personal references
Dr. Eugene Crook
Professor of English
College of Arts and Sciences
The Florida State University
Tallahassee, Florida 32306
(904) 644-3542
Mr. Dan Thompson
Assistant Secretary
Department of Environmental Protection
3900 Commonwealth Blvd.
Tallahassee, Florida 32399
(904) 488-4805
Dr. E. Ray Canterbery
Professor of Economics
College of Social Sciences
The Florida State University
Tallahassee, Florida 32306
(904) 893-8865

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