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Joining faculty at Truman School of Public Affairs

Screen Shot 2015-01-30 at 1.24.16 PMI’m pleased to be joining the faculty of the Truman School of Public Affairs at the University of Missouri next Fall, as a Professor of Public Affairs, Law, and Political Science.  The Truman School’s announcement is here.

Short paper on promoting fiscal openness

Screen Shot 2015-05-21 at 10.29.22 AMThe Global Initiative For Fiscal Transparency has posted my short paper on promoting fiscal openness.  “To some extent we are seeking to achieve the benefits of democratization in the realm of fiscal policy, without risking the policy instability that has historically been associated with democratic processes.” Get the paper.

On The Conversation: Hillary Clinton and promises on transparency

Screen Shot 2015-03-06 at 4.18.53 PMI’ve written a column for The Conversation that contrasts Hillary Clinton’s email practices with previous commitments on governmental transparency.  “The issue isn’t just whether Clinton complied with federal law. Over the years, Clinton subscribed to a higher standard on transparency. Her decision to privatize her email communications is not consistent with the strong statements on openness made by the Clinton and Obama administrations, and even her own State Department.”

ARPA reviews The End of Protest

Screen Shot 2015-02-15 at 12.56.15 PMDennis Phillips writes a review of The End of Protest for the Australian Review of Public AffairsRead the review here.

Interview with Fenton award winner Mary O’Neill

On the Legal Talk Network, I have interviewed Mary O’Neill JD ’11 about her receipt of Suffolk Law’s Fenton Public Service Award.  Listen to the interview.