Sunday, March 28th, 2010 - 12:51
A Scholar in Residence, Professor Radin's specializations include public management, intergovernmental relations/federalism, administrative reform (reinvention), and public policy. An elected member of the National Academy of Public Administration, she just completed a five year term as the Managing Editor of the Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory.
Her recent government service included two years as a Special Advisor to the Assistant Secretary for Management and Budget of the US Department of Health and Human Services.
Professor Radin has written a number of books and articles on public policy and public management issues. Her most recent book is The Accountable Juggler: The Art of Leadership in a Federal Agency, published by CQ Press in 2002. Prior to that she published Beyond Machiavelli: Policy Analysis Comes of Age, issued by Georgetown University Press in 2000. She is currently completing a book on the unanticipated consequences of the performance movement and has written about issues related to the implementation of the Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA) and the Program Assessment Rating Tool (PART).
Dr. Radin has been a past president of the Association of Public Policy Analysis and Management and has been active in the public administration section of the American Political Science Association. She is currently a member of the board of the Public Management Research Association. She was the recipient of the 2002 Donald Stone Award given by the American Society for Public Administration's section on intergovernmental management to recognize a scholar's distinguished record. She was a senior Fulbright lecturer in India and has continued research in that country. She also has been involved in teaching and research in Australia. She is currently a fellow of the Center for Accountability and Performance of the American Society for Public Administration. She has served as an evaluator for the Innovations in American Government program.