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Online course: Strategies for Governing

I’ll teach a new online course for the UMass Amherst School of Public Policy in Summer 2018: PPA 697SG Strategies for Governing.  Details about the course here.  The draft syllabus is here.  There is a four-minute introductory video here.  The course is an elective within our new one-year MPP.

 

Discussion of “The Logic of Discipline”

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On the website Le Grand Continent, Lorenzo Castellani discusses my 2010 book The Logic of Discipline.  Read the article.

Interview about “Can Government Do Anything Right?”

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAI talked on April 11 with Carrie Saldo, host of WGBY’s Connecting Point, about my recent books on the state of democracy, and my current work on strategies for governing.  Video here.

“Strategies for Governing” project noted on Bookforum

My Strategies for Governing project is noted on the Bookforum website.

Talk with WBZ’s Nightside

On April 3, I talked with Dan Rea of WBZ’s Nightside about my book Can Government Do Anything Right?  Listen to the interview here.

Interview about US exceptionalism

Screen Shot 2018-03-27 at 3.00.03 PMI talked with Arnie Arnesen of The Attitude on WNHN FM about my recent column on American exceptionalism.  The interview can be heard here.

Presentation at American University on March 29

DZDQAb3XkAAvtln.jpg-largeI’m looking forward to giving a presentation as part of the spring research seminar series at the AU School of Public Affairs on March 29.  The Powerpoint slides for my presentation are here.  A related paper, forthcoming in Korean Journal of Policy Studies, can be downloaded here.

Article on American exceptionalism posted on The Conversation

The Conversation has published my column, “The age of unexceptionalism.”

Distinguished Visiting Lecture at Suffolk University

I’ll discuss my book Can Government Do Anything Right? as a distinguished visiting lecturer at Suffolk University on April 12.  Details here.  Powerpoint for the talk here.

Article on realism on The Conversation

The Conversation has published my comment on realism in politics: “It’s a turbulent world.  Stop stressing and adapt.”  The article is also reposted on Salon.

Talk with UMass alums in Florida

I’ll be talking about my book “Can Government Do Anything Right?” with UMass alums in Naples and Palm Beach FL on March 20 and 21.  Details about the March 20 event here.