An Afternoon with Professor James Perry

An Afternoon with Professor James Perry

Date: 4th December, 2015
Time: 14:00 - 17:30
Venue: Room B7516 (POL Multi-purpose Room)


Professor James L. Perry

Distinguished Professor Emeritus & Chancellor's Professor Emeritus, Indiana University, Bloomington
Editor-in-Chief, Public Administration Review

James L. Perry is Distinguished Professor Emeritus and Chancellor’s Professor of Public and Environmental Affairs Emeritus, Indiana University, Bloomington, and Distinguished Visiting Professor, University of Hong Kong. He is also Adjunct Professor of Philanthropic Studies and Political Science at Indiana University. He currently serves as Editor in Chief of Public Administration Review. Perry’s research focuses on performance pay in government, public service motivation, community and national service, and government reform.


1. Seminar (Time: 16:00-17:30)

Topic: Developments in Public Administration Theory and Methods
Scholarship in public administration has changed radically since the first schools of public administration were established in the U.S. in the 1920s.  The presentation will characterize public administration research at mid-20th century and today. Professor Perry will describe the current state of theory in public administration, a strategy for future theory development, and research methods that are likely to be important for developing future theory.        

2. Discussion (Time: 14:00-16:00)

Please join Professor Perry for an informal discussion about your publication and research plans, to understand more about Public Administration Review from the Editor-in-Chief and discuss topical theoretical and methodological issues in public administration and policy.