The Camilla Stivers Award

“Artificial Intelligence and Administrative Evil” by Matthew M. Young, Johannes Himmelreich, Justin B. Bullock, and Kyoung-Cheol Kim, Vol. 4, No. 3, 244–258., wins the 2022 Camilla Stivers Award.

The Awards Committee noted that the article addresses a timely topic that is critically important for public management and governance. The article presents “an ethical framework to analyze the effects of AI in public organizations, guide empirical and theoretical research in public administration, and inform practitioner deliberation and decision making on AI adoption.” The committee agreed that the article is innovative, creative, and well-written. It makes a significant contribution to the field and offers promising directions for future research.

The 2022 Camilla Stivers Award Committee

Thanks to the committee members for their service.

The Camilla Stivers Award is given annually for the best article published in PPMG.

Past Recipients

2021 – Greer, R. A., & Scott, T. A. (2020). A network autonomy framework: Reconceptualizing special district autonomy in polycentric systems. Perspectives on Public Management and Governance, 3(1), 59-76.

2020 – Joris van der Voet, Organizational Decline and Innovation in Public Organizations: A Contextual Framework of Cutback Managament, 2(2), 139- 154.