Monday, June 20th, 2011 - 13:21
James H. Svara is a professor of public affairs at Arizona State University and the director of the Center for Urban Innovation. He specializes in local government leadership, management, innovation, and ethics. He is a Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration, a member of the board of the Alliance for Innovation, and an honorary member of ICMA. His book, co-edited with Douglas Watson, More Than Mayor or Manager: Campaigns to Change Form of Government in America’s Large Cities, was recently published by Georgetown University Press.