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Posts from the ‘Lectures’ Category

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.

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.

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.

Talk at Truman School of Public Affairs on January 25

I’ll be talking about my forthcoming book from Polity Books, Can Government Do Anything Right?, at the Truman School of Public Affairs on January 25.  Details here.  Powerpoint for presentation here.

Talk at Rutgers transparency conference

I gave opening remarks at the Transparency Research Workshop hosted by the Institute on Transparency and Governance in the School of Public Affairs and Administration at Rutgers University Newark on September 22.

Address to International Conference of Information Commissioners

DKKDd-0WAAM6x8AI gave the keynote speech to the International Conference of Information Commissioners in Manchester, UK on September 20, 2017. The title was “Defending the open society.”  Text for the talk available here.  The meeting was hosted by the UK Information Commissioner, Elizabeth Denham, and the Scottish Information Commissioner, Rosemary Agnew.  More information about the conference here.

Talk at La Follette School: Sectionalist governance in the US and Europe

C8BM73vXQAAeD2w.jpg-largeI gave a talk at the La Follette School of Public Affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on March 28.  The title was: “Turner’s convergence: Sectionalist governance in the US and Europe.”  Listen to the talk and download Powerpoint for the presentation here.

Conversation on federal spending at Mizzou Law

img_0005I participated in a conversation about the longterm sustainability of federal entitlement programs with Curtis Dubay at Mizzou Law today.  The conversation was sponsored by the Mizzou Law’s chapter of the Federalist Society and moderated by 3L Hannah Mudd.

Talk about “Four Crises” at Truman Library

img_0104-640x427I enjoyed talking about Four Crises of American Democracy at the Truman Library in Independence MO yesterday.  Slides from the talk here.  Thanks to the Library staff for their hospitality!

Talk for Mizzou Canada Days

screen-shot-2017-02-06-at-7-02-20-pmI’ll give a talk for Mizzou’s Canada Days  (March 6 to 10) on Tuesday, March 7, from noon to 1pm in Memorial Union N206.  The topic: “The Canadian style of governing.”  More details on Canada Days here.