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APSA Awards: Submit Nominations for the 2018 John Gaus Award

The John Gaus Award and Lectureship honors the recipient’s lifetime of exemplary scholarship in the joint tradition of political science and public administration and, more generally, recognizes and encourages scholarship in public administration. The award carries a $2,000 prize and the recipient delivers a lecture at the APSA Annual Meeting.

Nominations must be received by Monday, February 12, 2018.  Submit a nomination here!


About the 2017 Award Recipient
James L. Perry is Distinguished Professor Emeritus and Chancellor’s Professor of Public and Environmental Affairs Emeritus, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington.  He is Editor in Chief of Public Administration Review (PAR), the premiere global professional journal in public administration.

Perry’s scholarship covers public management, government and civil service reform, and national and community service. He has pioneered research on public service motivation and public pay for performance. His research on public service motivation has stimulated studies of the construct in more than fifty countries around the world.