Lisa Cave

Contributing Faculty
College of Management and Human Potential
Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)

Dr. Cave is currently a contributing faculty member at Walden University. She has worked as an Assistant Professor at both Moravian College and Morehead State University over the last 15 years with the last eight of these online exclusively. During her tenure at these institutions, she helped guide students through the Masters of Public Administration program serving on thesis committees. She has taught courses in economics, public administration, public policy, and research methods. In addition, to working in academia, Dr. Cave has also gained practical experience engaging in research at the Kentucky General Assembly and the Brookdale Institute. Dr. Cave earned her Bachelor’s in economics from Florida Southern College and her Ph.D. in economics from the University of Kentucky.

Courses Taught

DDBA 8100 - Doctoral Student Mentoring

DDBA 8307 - Quantitative Business Data Analysis Using SPSS

DDBA 8438 - Quantitative Decision Making Business Analysis

DDBA 9000 - Doctoral Study Completion


PhD, University of Kentucky

BS, Florida Southern College


Cave, L. (2014). A Social-Cognitive Prediction of the Perceived Threat of Terrorism and Behavioral Responses to Terrorist Activities. Foundations of Augmented Cognition. Advancing Human Performance and Decision-Making through Adaptive Systems

Cave, L., Johnson, A., Lange, S., Lupo, L. (2006). Assessment and Learning Outcomes. PS: Political Science and Politics

Cave, L., Blomquist, G. (2008). Environmental Policy in the European Union: Fostering the Development of Pollution Havens?. Ecological Economics

Cave, L. (2013). Public Finance and State & Local Budgeting in Kentucky. Government, Politics, and Policy in the Bluegrass State

Cave, L. (2012). Regression – Can it Determine the Winner of Monday Night’s Game?.

Thornton, J., Cave, L. (2010). The Effects of Organizational Form on the Mixed Market for Foster Care. Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics