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Charles H. Levine Memorial Fund & Lecture

Charles H. Levine

The Charles H. Levine Memorial Fund and Lecture in Public Administration and Policy honors the life, scholarly contributions, and public service of one of the most respected public management scholars in these fields, and the first Distinguished Professor of Government and Public Administration in the School of Public Affairs (SPA) at American University.
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2023 Event

This year's Levine Lecture will be part of the Department of Public Administration and Policy Awards Night. The lecture will be delivered by Susan Webb Yackee.

Susan Webb Yackee is Director of the La Follette School of Public Affairs and a Collins-Bascom Professor of Public Affairs at UW–Madison. Her research and teaching interests include the U.S. public policymaking process, public management, regulation, administrative law, and interest group politics. Yackee received the 2019 Herbert A. Simon Mid-Career Contribution Award from the Midwest Public Administration Caucus.  It is the highest award in the field of political science for the study of bureaucracy and public administration.

Previous Speakers

2022: David H. Rosenbloom

2021: Don Moynihan

2018: Carolyn J. Hill

2016: Barry Rabe
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2015: Donald F. Kettl
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2014: Paul C. Light
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2013: James L. Perry

2012: Laurence Lynn

2011: Hal Rainey

2010: Kenneth Meier

PhD Student Manuscript Award Winners

2017: Catherine Bampoky & Beth A. Hawks

2016: Stephen Holt

2015: Matthew Vanderschuere

2014: Christopher Birdsall

2013: Katie Vinopal

2012: Michael Hayes

2011: John Marvel & Jaclyn Schede Piatak

Doctoral Research Fellowship Winners

2017: Fei Wang

2016: Zachary Bauer