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“Four Crises” noted in Toronto Globe and Mail

screen-shot-2016-12-03-at-10-48-53-amMy book Four Crises of American Democracy is noted in a story in today’s Toronto Globe and Mail.  PDF of the story here.  Story online here (behind paywall).

Talk on “Four Crises” at Truman Library Institute

screen-shot-2016-11-28-at-10-50-22-amI’ll be giving a talk about my book, Four Crises of American Democracy, at the Truman Library Institute in Independence, MO on February 9 at 6:30pm.

“The End of Protest” now in paperback

Extended Cover Final 1_SmallThe End of Protest: How Free-Market Capitalism Learned to Control Dissent has just been published in paperback by Cornell University Press.  Purchase on Amazon.  The cover design is by Istvan Banyai.

Talks at University of Pittsburgh GSPIA on December 6 and 7

screen-shot-2016-11-09-at-1-23-35-pmI’ll be giving two talks at the University of Pittsburgh’s Graduate School of Public and International Affairs on December 6 and 7.  My first talk will be about Four Crises of American Democracy, at the Johnson Institute for Responsible Leadership at 4:30pm on December 6.  Details here.  On December 7, I’ll talk about “A new approach to Public Administration.”   The December 7 talk will draw on this paper.

“The End of Protest” discussed in St. Louis Post-Dispatch

screen-shot-2016-11-11-at-7-31-30-pmMy 2013 book “The End of Protest” is discussed in an article in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch about post-election protests.  Read the article.

Co-chair of section for next Transatlantic Dialogue

screen-shot-2016-11-08-at-2-19-52-pmThe next meeting of the Transatlantic Dialogue will be held in April 2017 at Florida International University.  Details here.  I am co-chairing the section on “Maintaining democratic values in challenging times.”  See the Call for Papers.

St. Louis Post-Dispatch articles on 2016 campaign

screen-shot-2016-11-07-at-8-52-10-amI contributed comments to Chuck Raasch’s November 7 sum-up of the 2016 presidential campaign.  Read the article.  And also to his November 9 assessment of the election aftermath.  Read the article.

Talk at Truman School on November 11

I’ll be giving a talk in the TSPA seminar series on November 11.  The title is: “Developing a broader approach to public administration.”  The slides for this presentation can be downloaded here.  A related paper can be downloaded here.  The talk will be held at noon in S110 Memorial Union.

Cover design for new book from Polity Books

cgdar_sm-borderThis is the cover design for a short book that I am writing for Polity Books, as part of their new Democratic Futures series.

Canadian Bar Association panel on future of access to information

pa280002I participated in a panel discussion on the future of access to information at the Canadian Bar Association’s Access to Information and Privacy Law Symposium in Ottawa on October 28.  The program is here.  The panel included Michel Drapeau, Murray Rankin MP, and David Loukidelis.