Announcements

PMRA is pleased to announce the results of our 2021 Board elections.  The new Board members are:

Leisha DeHart Davis, Albert and Gladys Coates Distinguished Term Professor of Public Administration and Government at the University of North Carolina School of Government will assume the role of President of the Board.

Rob Christensen, Professor and George W. Romney Research Fellow in the MPA Program at the Romney Institute of Public Management in the Marriott School of Management at Brigham Young University, will assume the role of Vice-President.

Richard Walker, Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, and Chan Hon Pun Professor of Behavioural and Policy Sciences at City University of Hong Kong will remain on the board as Past President.

Rosemary O’Leary, Edwin O. Stene Distinguished Professor at the University of Kansas, will remain on the board as Manager of the PMRA Secretariat.

Please join us in welcoming the new Board and Officers.

Our thanks go out to all the 2021 Board candidates.

Finally, thanks to our outgoing board members for their exemplary service:

 


Other Announcements

JPART Virtual Panel Recording Available

The Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory recently hosted a virtual panel discussion entitled “Publishing in JPART: A Discussion with New Authors. Panelists discussed determining article-journal fit, implementing reviewer feedback, producing rigorous research, and more. A recording of the webinar is available at this link.


Thomas Edison State Seeks a Dean of the Watson School of Public Service

Thomas Edison State University is looking for a scholar-practitioner possessing academic leadership experience and expertise to serve as Dean of the John S. Watson School of Public Service. The position is open until filled. More information is available in the attached flyer or at this link.


American University is Seeking a Professional Lecturer

The Department of Public Administration and Policy in the School of Public Affairs at American University is seeking a Professional Lecturer for the upcoming academic year. Rank will be dependent on experience and stature in the field. Review of applications is ongoing until the position is filled. More information may be found here.


CLOSING SOON: ICMA and NASPAA Seek Local Government Case Studies

ICMA and NASPAA are partnering on an edited set of case study materials.  The deadline for submissions is June 15, 2021. Click here for more information.


CLOSING SOON: The Journal of Behavioral Public Administration seeks Symposium Papers

The Journal of Behavioral Public Administration seeks submissions for its upcoming symposium on “Taking “Behavioral” in Behavioral Public Administration Literally.” Click here for more information. Deadline for abstracts is June 15, 2021.


Call for Symposium Papers on, “Redefining Public Administration: New Paradigms for the Post Pandemic Era”

This symposium will explore all of the many issues that COVID-19 has raised for the future of public administration. Proposals are due on June 30, 2021. Click here for more information.


The Asia Pacific Journal of Public Administration Seeks Papers for a Special Issue on Administrative Burdens and the Pacific Region.

Short proposals are due June 30th, 2021. Details may be found here.


Public Performance & Management Review Seeks Papers for a Special Issue on Public Management and Governance Implications of COVID-19

The theme of the special issue is “Beyond COVID-19: Public Management and Governance” for a New Era. Manuscripts are due by July 15th, 2021. Click here for more information.


Environmental Management Seeks Papers for a Special Issue

The theme of the special issue is “Drivers and Dynamics of Collaborative Governance in Environmental Management.”  Short abstracts are due by July 15, 2021. Click here for more information.


The International Journal of Public Leadership Seeks Papers for a Special Issue on Public Leadership Dimensions of COVID-19 Response

The editors seek in-depth, theoretically-oriented research papers or case studies that focus on how politicians, public servants and civil society actors provide leadership in response to crisis.

Deadline for submission is August 1, 2021. More information can be found at this link.


Bocconi University Seeks a Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Management

The Department of Social and Political Sciences at Bocconi University, Milan, is inviting applications for a Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Management with a focus on public, healthcare or not-for-profit management.

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis with a closing date of September 3, 2021. More information may be found here.


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