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Talk at McCormack School conference

I’ll give the keynote address at the Graduate Student Conference on Policy and Global Studies at the  McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies, UMass Boston, on April 17, 2020.  The subject of my talk: “Governing supersized countries: The challenge of this century.”  Details about the conference here.

Translation of “America’s First Great Depression”

A Chinese translation of America’s First Great Depression: Economic Crisis and Political Disorder after the Panic of 1837 from Cornell University Press is now available from SDX Publishing.  On Amazon.

Presentation to IAS officers in New York

I spoke with ninety officers of the Indian Administrative Service at Syracuse University’s Lubin House in New York City on November 15.  The subject was strategies for governing in superstates.  PPT here.

Presentation on Indian civil service examinations at NASPAA

I presented a paper co-authored with Aroon Manoharan at NASPAA’s October conference.  The paper describes questions relating to public administration posed within India’s main civil service examination over the past decade.  The paper is here.  The Powerpoint deck is here.

Talk at University of Arizona

I’ll visit the School of Government and Public Policy at the University of Arizona on October 14 to talk to the doctoral seminar on the history of organizational thought.  I’ll talk about my recent articles “Shaking hands with Hitler” and “Bearing the White Man’s Burden.”

“Strategies for Governing” now available

Strategies for Governing: Reinventing Public Administration for a Dangerous Century was published by Cornell University Press on December 15.  Order on Amazon. There is a 30% discount for orders through the Press: details here.  Comments on the book here.  Excerpt here.

NECoPA presentation: Should we defend the administrative state?

I’ll give a presentation at the 2019 Northeast Conference on Public Administration on my working paper: “Should we defend the administrative state?”  The paper is available on SSRN.  The Powerpoint for the presentation is here.  Details about the conference, to be held in Brooklyn on November 8-10, are here.  Below: excerpt from the Chicago Sun-Times, October 1948.

 

AOM PNP doctoral student consortium

I’m looking forward to contributing to the upcoming doctoral student professional development consortium, organized by the Public and Nonprofit Division of the Academy of Management.  The meeting will be held on August 10 in Boston.  More information here.

Accenture talk on Strategies for Governing

I’ll give a talk on my book Strategies for Governing for the global Health & Public Service team at Accenture Research on June 19.  Powerpoint slides for the talk are here.  The book can be ordered here.

Presentation at Public Management Research Conference

I will present my paper, “Bridging Levels of Public Administration: How Macro Shapes Meso and Micro” at the Public Management Research Conference on June 12.  Paper is here.  PDF of Powerpoint is here.  The conference program is here.