David Lewis, Vanderbilt University: Who Complies with the Law? Politics, Management, and Predictable Failure in Federal Agencies
CSDP AMERICAN POLITICS COLLOQUIUM
David E. Lewis is Professor of Political Science and Law (by courtesy) at Vanderbilt University. His research interests include the presidency, executive branch politics and public administration. He is the author of Presidents and the Politics of Agency Design (Stanford University Press, 2003) and numerous articles on American politics, public administration and management. His most recent book, The Politics of Presidential Appointments: Political Control and Bureaucratic Performance (Princeton University Press, 2008), analyzes the causes and consequences of presidential politicization of the executive branch. His current projects explore the political views of government agencies and their employees, the politics of presidential appointments and various aspects of public sector management performance. Professor Lewis received his Ph.D. from Stanford University in 2000.
Audience: Faculty and graduate students only
Location: 300 Wallace Hall
Date/Time: 03/07/13 at 12:00 pm - 03/07/13 at 1:30 pm
Department: Center for Study of Democratic Politics