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Posts from the ‘Strategies for Governing’ Category

Article in Current History

My article, “The pandemic exposes an ailing US governance model,” is published in the November 2020 issue of Current History. Download the article here.

ACRL’s Choice recommends Strategies for Governing

In its October 2020 issue, ACRL’s Choice Magazine recommends Strategies for Governing: Reinventing Public Administration for a Dangerous Century (Cornell University Press, 2019).  From the review:  “Is it time for public administration to broaden its vision? Roberts (Univ. of Mass., Amherst) puts forth the provocative argument that the field has narrowed to a public management approach centered on processes within administrative states, and he advocates for public administration to embrace a global perspective and add country-level analysis. Recommended. Graduate students, researchers, faculty.”

Other comments on the book hereOrder on Amazon | Excerpt here.

Summary of “strategies for governing” in Canadian Public Administration

I’ve just published a short comment in Canadian Public Administration that summarizes the argument in my book Strategies for GoverningOpen access here.

Review of “Strategies for Governing” in Perspectives on Politics

In Perspectives on Politics, Jennifer Selin reviews Strategies for Governing: “Overall, Strategies for Governing has broad implications for research, teaching, and practice in a variety of disciplines and subfields. The books insights provide readers with fresh perspectives on important research questions in public administration, public policy, American politics, international relations, and comparative politics. Perhaps most notably, Roberts encourages us to return to first principles and to address the ‘what’ and ‘how’ of government.”  Review here.

Presentation at Universidad de los Andes

I talked about “strategies for governing” with graduate students at Camargo School of Government at the Universidad de los Andes on September 25.  Here’s a recording of the presentation and conversation.

Interview with Colin Talbot on Strategies for Governing

I spoke with Professor Colin Talbot about my book, Strategies for GoverningWatch the conversation.

New article: realism in public administration

My article “’Whatever It Takes’: Danger, Necessity, and Realism in American Public Policy,” is now published in Administration and Society.  Access here.

Talk at University of Victoria on strategies for governing

I’ll participate in a webinar hosted by the University of Victoria’ School of Public Administration on May 7.  Details here.  I will talk about my new book, Strategies for Governing.  The Powerpoint slides for the presentation are here.

Presentation for Australian War College

I’ll give a presentation on strategies for governing to the Defense and Strategic Studies Course at the Australian War College on March 12, 2020.  My slides are here.

Presentation at Jamia Millia Islamia seminar

I will participate in a panel for the International Seminar on Democracy and Public Policy in India on February 27.  The seminar is hosted by the Department of Political Science at Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.  My topic is “Governing supersized countries.”  My Powerpoint is here.  Seminar program here.