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Organized Section 6: Herbert Kaufman Award

Public Administration Section Award Recipients 

Herbert Kaufman Award
The APSA Section on Public Administration is pleased to announce that nominations are being accepted for its annual Herbert Kaufman Best Paper award. The Herbert Kaufman Committee will select the best paper presented on a panel sponsored (or co-sponsored) by the Public Administration section at the APSA Annual Meeting. The section will follow APSA’s guidance on what constitutes a ’presented paper’-papers that were uploaded to the APSA conference paper site, hosted by SSRN, or posted/presented in a virtual or alternative form are eligible for the Kaufman award.
  
2016  Asmus Leth Olsen, University of Copenhagen
“Negative Performance Information Causes Asymmetrical Evaluations and Elicits Strong Responsibility Attributions.”
2014 Scott Robinson, University of Oklahoma
"Organizational Trust and Risk Communication: Trust in the EPA and Opposition to Fracking."
2014 Arnold Vedlitz, Texas A&M University
"Organizational Trust and Risk Communication: Trust in the EPA and Opposition to Fracking."
2013 Tucker Staley, University of Minnesota Duluth
"Compounding the Loop: Fiscal Constraints, Economic Volatility, and Policy"
2012 Anthony Bertelli, University of Southern California
The Statistical Measurement of Accountability Constructs in American Governance
2012 Dyana Mason, University of Southern California
The Statistical Measurement of Accountability Constructs in American Governance
2012 Jennifer Connolly, University of Southern California
The Statistical Measurement of Accountability Constructs in American Governance
2012 David Gastwirth, University of Southern California
The Statistical Measurement of Accountability Constructs in American Governance
2011 Kenneth Meier, Texas A&M University
Organizational Performance: Measurement Theory and an Application Or, Common Source Bias, the Achilles Heel of Public Management Research
2011 Laurence O'Toole, University of Georgia
Organizational Performance: Measurement Theory and an Application Or, Common Source Bias, the Achilles Heel of Public Management Research
2010 Jeffrey Brudney, Cleveland State University
Sector Choice: Its Role in Explaining Contracting Performance
2010 Chung-Lae Cho, Ewha Womans University
Sector Choice: Its Role in Explaining Contracting Performance
2010 Deil Wright
Sector Choice: Its Role in Explaining Contracting Performance
2009 Lael Keiser, University of Missouri, Columbia
Politics and the Management of Social Welfare Eligibility Programs
2007 Kenneth Meier, Texas A&M University
Management Theory and Occam's Razor: How Public Organizations Buffer the Environment
2007 Laurence O'Toole, University of Georgia
Management Theory and Occam's Razor: How Public Organizations Buffer the Environment
2006 Jeffrey Wenger, University of Georgia
"Employment, Privatization, and Managerial Choice: Does Contracting Out Reduce Public Sector Employment?"
2006 Sergio Fernandez, Indiana University
"Employment, Privatization, and Managerial Choice: Does Contracting Out Reduce Public Sector Employment?"
2006 Craig Smith, University of Georgia
"Employment, Privatization, and Managerial Choice: Does Contracting Out Reduce Public Sector Employment?"
2005 Scott Lamothe, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
"Verticle Integration in Municipal Service Provision: In-House Production of Previously Outsourced Services"
2005 Meeyoung Lamothe, University of Nebraska-Omaha
"Verticle Integration in Municipal Service Provision: In-House Production of Previously Outsourced Services"
2005 Richard Feiock, Florida State University
"Verticle Integration in Municipal Service Provision: In-House Production of Previously Outsourced Services"
2004 Jeffrey Brudney, University of Georgia
Co-Authored with Sergio Fernandez, University of Georgia, Jay E. Ryu, Ohio University, and Deil S. Wright, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, "Exploring and Explaining Contracting Out: Patterns Among the American States"
2004 Jay Ryu, Ohio University
Co-Authored with Jeffrey L. Brudney, University of Georgia, Sergio Fernandez, University of Georgia, and Deil S. Wright, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, "Exploring and Explaining Contracting Out: Patterns Among the American States"
2004 Deil Wright, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Co-Authored with Jeffrey L. Brudney, University of Georgia, Sergio Fernandez, University of Georgia, and Jay E. Ryu, Ohio University, "Exploring and Explaining Contracting Out: Patterns Among the American States"
2004 Sergio Fernandez, University of Georgia
Co-Authored with Jeffrey L. Brudney, University of Georgia, Jay E. Ryu, Ohio University, and Deil S. Wright, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, "Exploring and Explaining Contracting Out: Patterns Among the American States"
2003 Evelyn Brodkin, University of Chicago
"Contracting Welfare Reform: Uncertainties of Capacity Building within Disjointed Federalism"
2003 Katarina Thoren, University of Chicago
"Contracting Welfare Reform: Uncertainties of Capacity Building within Disjointed Federalism"
2003 Carolyn Fuqua, University of Chicago
"Contracting Welfare Reform: Uncertanties of Capacity Building within Disjointed Federalism"
2002 Charles Hinnant, University of Georgia
"Managerial Perceptions of Technology Acceptance"
2002 Barbara Romzek, University of Kansas
"State Contracting, Social Service Networks, and Effective Accountability"
2002 Jocelyn Johnston, University of Kansas
"State Contracting, Social Service Networks, and Effective Accountability"
2001 Sanford Gordon, Ohio State University
"The Allocation of Bureaucratic Resources: A Stochastic Process Model of Regulatory Targeting"
2001 Lael Keiser, University of Missouri at Columbia
"Gender, Identity, and Representative Bureaucracy: A Neoinstitutional Approach."
2001 Vicky Wilkins, University of Missouri at Columbia
"Gender, Identity, and Representative Bureaucracy: A Neoinstitutional Approach."
2001 Catherine Holland, University of Missouri at Columbia
"Gender, Identity, and Representative Bureaucracy: A Neoinstitutional Approach."
2001 Kenneth Meier, Texas A&M University
"Gender, Identity, and Representative Bureaucracy: A Neoinstitutional Approach."
2000 Jeffrey Brudney, University of Georgia
"From Organizational Values to Organizational Roles: Examining Representative Bureaucracy in State Administration"
2000 Deil Wright, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
"From Organizational Values to Organizational Roles: Examining Representative Bureaucracy in State Administration"
2000 F. Hebert, University of Utah
"From Organizational Values to Organizational Roles: Examining Representative Bureaucracy in State Administration"
1999 Denis Saint-Martin, Carleton University
"How the Reinventing Government Movement in Public Administration was Exported from the U.S. to Other Countries"
1998 Lael Keiser, University of Missouri-Columbia
"State Bureaucratic Discretion and the Administration of Social Welfare Programs: The Incentive to Shift Costs to the Federal Government in the Granting of Disability Claims"
1998 Jeffrey Brudney, University of Georgia
"Reinventing Government in the American States: Measuring and Explaining Administrative Reform"
1998 Deil Wright, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
"Reinventing Government in the American States: Measuring and Explaining Administrative Reform"
1997 F. Hebert, University of Utah
"Reinventing Government in the American States: Measuring and Explaining Administrative Reform"
1997 Ann Lin, University of Michigan
"Seeing all the Action: Implementation as Cooperation between Policy Maker, Worker and Client"
1996 Rebecca Hendrick, University of Wisconsin
"The Impact of Federal Grants and Other Funds on General Fund Expenditure Decisions: A Detailed Analysis of One City"
1994 Delmer Dunn, University of Georgia
"Accountability and Responsibility in Modern Democratic Governments"
1994 Daniel Carpenter, University of Chicago
"The Structural and Institutional Foundations of BureaucraticCorporate Attachment at the U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1900-1932"
1993 Irene Rubin, Northern Illinois University
1992 Kenneth Meier, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
"Active Representation in Educational Bureaucracies: Policy Impacts"
1992 Joseph Stewart Jr., University of Texas-Dallas
"Active Representation in Educational Bureaucracies: Policy Impacts"
1992 Donald Kettl, University of Wisconsin-Madison
"Who's Minding the Store? The Decline of Competence in American Administration"
1991 Herman Boschken, San Jose State University
"Structuring the Analysis of Public Agency Performance: The Case of Urban Mass Transit"
1990 Alan Abramson, Urban Institute
"Budgeting for Entitlement Programs in Periods of Expansion and Consolidation"
1989 Jameson Doig, Princeton University
"Entrepreneurship in Government"
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