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New article: How pandemic killed the millennial paradigm

My article “The third and fatal shock: How pandemic killed the millennial paradigm,” is now published in Public Administration Review.

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.

Podcast with Academics of PA

I enjoyed speaking with Bruce McDonald and Josie Schafer for the Academics of PA podcast on March 12.  The topics were intellectual history, temporal horizons, and writing books.  Podcast here.

New article: Defending the administrative state

My article “Should we defend the administrative state?” has just been published by Public Administration Review.  A one-minute video summary of the article is available on YouTube.

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.

Talks in Shillong and Jaipur

I gave two talks organized by the Meghalaya Institute of Governance in Shillong on January 9 and 10.  Read a story about the meeting with civil society representatives in the Shillong Times.  I also gave a public lecture at JK Lakshmipat University in Jaipur on January 14: read the story here. Pic right: JKLU Vice Chancellor R.L. Raina.

Talk at Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative

I gave a presentation at the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative in Delhi on January 6.  The topic: “Governing supersized countries: The challenge of the 21st century.”  Slides here.

Talk at Queen’s University

I’ll talk to the POLS110 course at Queen’s University, Introduction  to Politics and Government, on March 20.  The subject will be my 2018 book Can Government Do Anything Right?

Talk to BK21 conference: Should we defend the administrative state?

I’ll give a presentation on my paper, “Should we defend the administrative state?” at the GMU-SNU BK21 2020 Conference in Washington DC on February 6, 2020.  Paper here.  Powerpoint here. The conference is organized by the Graduate School of Public Affairs at Seoul National University and the Schar School of Policy and Government at George Mason University.  Details about the conference here.