Professor Beryl A. RADIN
Honorary Professor: Beryl A. Radin is a member of the faculty at the Georgetown Public Policy Institute of Georgetown University in Washington, DC. An elected member of the National Academy of Public Administration, she was the Managing Editor of the Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory from 2000 to 2005. She is the Editor of the Georgetown University Press book series, Public Management and Change. Her 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 and other agencies.
Professor Radin has written a number of books and articles on public policy and public management issues. Much of her work has focused on policy analysis, intergovernmental relationships and federal management change. Her most recent books are the second edition of her book on policy analysis, Beyond Machiavelli: Policy Analysis Reaches Midlife, and Federal Management Reform In a World of Contradictions, both published by Georgetown University Press She has published nine other books and a wide range of articles.
Professor 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 and the Public Management Research Association. She received the John Gaus award from the American Political Science Association in 2012 and the H. George Frederickson Award for Lifetime Achievement from the Public Management Research Association in 2009. 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 has also been involved in teaching and research in Hong Kong, Israel, Azerbaijan and Australia.
- BEYOND MACHIAVELLI: POLICY ANALYSIS REACHES MID LIFE, Second Edition, Georgetown University Press, 2013.
- FEDERAL MANAGEMENT REFORM IN A WORLD OF CONTRADICTIONS, Georgetown University Press, 2012.
- WHAT DO WE EXPECT FROM OUR GOVERNMENT? Edited with Joshua M. Chanin. Published by Lexington Books, 2010.
- FEDERAL GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION: A POLICY AND MANAGEMENT PERSPECTIVE, with Joshua M. Chanin, Jones and Bartlett Publishers, 2009.
- CHALLENGING THE PERFORMANCE MOVEMENT; ACCOUNTABILITY, COMPLEXITY AND DEMOCRATIC VALUES, Georgetown University Press, 2006.
- THE ACCOUNTABLE JUGGLER: THE ART OF LEADERSHIP IN A FEDERAL AGENCY, Congressional Quarterly Press, 2002.
- BEYOND MACHIAVELLI: POLICY ANALYSIS COMES OF AGE, Georgetown University Press, 2000.
Translated into Chinese and published by Wu-Nan Book. Inc. 2004.
- THE CHANGING ROLE OF THE ALL-INDIA SERVICES, Edited with Balveer Arora, Center for the Advanced Study of India University of Pennsylvania and Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi, 2000.
- NEW GOVERNANCE FOR RURAL AMERICA: CREATING INTERGOVERNMENTAL PARTNERSHIPS, with Robert Agranoff, Ann Bowman, C. Gregory Buntz, Steven Ott, Barbara Romzek and Robert Wilson, University Press of Kansas, 1996.
- THE POLITICS OF FEDERAL REORGANIZATION: CREATING THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION (with Willis D. Hawley), Pergamon Press, 1988.
- IMPLEMENTATION, CHANGE AND THE FEDERAL BUREAUCRACY: SCHOOL DESEGREGATION POLICY IN HEW (l964-68), Teachers College Press, Columbia University, New York, 1977.
- “Policy Analysis Reaches Mid Life,” CENTRAL EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC POLICY,Vol. 7, No. 1, June 2013, pp. 8-27.
- “Reclaiming Our Past: Linking Theory and Practice,” The 2012 John Gaus Lecture, PS, JANUARY 2013, PP. 1-7.
- “Federalist 71: Can the Federal Government be Held Accountable for Performance?”, in special issue of PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION REVIEW, December 2011, Supplement to Volume 71.
- “Just a Reminder: Don’t Ignore Congress,” THE PUBLIC MANAGER, June 2011.
- “When is a Health Department Not a Health Department: The Case of the US Department of Health and Human Services,” SOCIAL POLICY AND ADMINISTRATION, Vol. 44, No. 2, April 2010, pp. 142-154.
- “Reflections on Comparing Federalisms: Canada and the United States,” with Richard Simeon, PUBLIUS, Vol. 40, No. 3, Summer 2010, pp. 357-365.
- “Brenda Bryant: There is Nothing More Practical Than a Good Theory,” PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION REVIEW, Vol. 70, No. 2, March/April 2010, pp. 289-294.
- “Overhead Agencies and Permanent Government: The Office of Management and Budget in the Obama Administration,” THE FORUM, Vol. 7, Issue 4, 2009.
- “The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) in the 21st Century: Living in an Intergovernmental Environment,” Volume 30, Numbers 12-14, October-December 2007, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION, pp 1529-1548.
- “What Can We Expect From Performance Measurement Activities?” JOURNAL OF POLICY ANALYSIS AND MANAGEMENT, 28 (1), 2009, pp. 496-510. (Reprinted in JPAM Classic Series, Public Management)
- “Quality to Learn the Job: Donna Shalala,” PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION REVIEW, Vol. 67, Issue 3, pp 504-510.
Reprinted in Norma M. Riccucci, editor, SERVING THE PUBLIC INTEREST; PROFILES OF SUCCESSFUL AND INNOVATIVE PUBLIC SERVANTS, M.E. Sharpe, 2012.
- "Performance Measurement and Global Governance: The Experience of the World Bank" GLOBAL GOVERNANCE, 13, (2007) pp. 25-33.
- Reflections on Careers in Policy Analysis,” editor and introductory piece in mini-symposium, JOURNAL OF POLICY ANALYSIS AND MANAGEMENT, Spring 2003, Vol. 22, No. 2.
- “A Comparative Approach to Performance Management: Contrasting the Experience of Australia, New Zealand, and the United States,” INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION, Vol. 26, No. 12.
- “Caught Between Agendas: GPRA, Devolution and Politics,” INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION, 2003, Vol. 26, Nos 10-11.
- “Intergovernmental Relationships and the Federal Performance Movement,” PUBLIUS: The Journal of Federalism, Winter 2000.
- “The Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA) and the Tradition of Federal Management Reform: Square Pegs in Round Holes?” JOURNAL OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION RESEARCH AND THEORY, January 2000.
- “Federalism, Political Structure, and Public Policy in the United States and Canada,” with Joan Price Boase, JOURNAL OF COMPARATIVE POLICY ANALYSIS, 2:65-89, 2000.
- “The Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA): Hydra-Headed Monster or Effective Policy Tool?", PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION REVIEW, July-August 1998.
Chapters in Books
- “U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Responsibilities and Policies (1953-present)” in Thomas Oliver, General Editor, THE GUIDE TO U.S. HEALTH AND HEALTHCARE POLICY, Congressional Quarterly Press/Sage, forthcoming.
- “Performance Measurement and Accountability in the Intergovernmental System in 2020,” in Jack W. Meek and Kurt Thurmaier, editors, NETWORKED GOVERNANCE: THE FUTURE OF INTERGOVERNMENTAL MANAGEMENT, CQ Press, 2011.
- “Does Performance Measurement Actually Improve Accountability,” in ACCOUNTABLE GOVERNANCE; PROBLEMS AND PROMISES,¨edited by Melvin Dubnick and F. George Frederickson, M. E. Sharpe, 2011.
- “Policy Tools, Mandates and Intergovernmental Relations,” with Paul Posner, in Robert Durant, HANDBOOK ON AMERICAN BUREAUCRACY, Oxford University Press, 2010.
- “Performance Management and Intergovernmental Relations,” 2007, chapter in Intergovernmental Management for the 21st Century, edited by Paul L. Posner and Timothy J. Conlan, Brookings Institution Press and National Academy of Public Administration.
- "The Legacy of Federal Management Change: PART Repeats Familiar Problems," 2008, chapter in Performance Management and Budgeting: How Governments Can Learn from Experience, edited by F. Stevens Redburn, Robert J. Shea and Terry F. Buss, published by M. E. Sharpe.
- “Theme Paper: Interaction in Federal Systems,” with Balveer Arfora and Cheryl Saunders, in UNITY IN DIVERSITY; LEARNING FROM EACH OTHER, Volume 3, INTERACTION IN FEDERAL SYSTEMS, edited by John Kincaid and Rupak Chattopadhyay, 2008, Viva Books/Forum of Federations.
- “Professionalization and Policy Analysis: The Case of the United States,” 2005, in Hal Colebach editor, The Work of Policy in a Changing World, Lexington Books.
- “Developments in the Federal Performance Management Movement: Balancing Conflicting Values in GPRA and PART”, 2006, in book edited by Thomas Stanton, Meeting the Challenge of 9/11: Blueprints for More Effective Government, M.E. Sharpe.
- “Defining Policy Goals through the Stages of the Policy Process: Creating the US Department of Education,” 2005, in Iris Geva-May editor, Thinking Like a Policy Analyst: Policy Analysis as a Clinical Profession, Palgrave Macmillan.
- “Federalism and Intergovernmental Relations in Post-9/11 America: Rhetoric versus Reality,” in Nuovi orientamenti della pubblica amministrazione dopo 1”11 settembre 2001 : New Directors of Public Administration After September 11, 2001, edited by Maria Laura Seguiti, 2004, Edizioni Dell”Universita Degli Studi di Cassino.
- “The Cabinet Officer as Juggler: The Accountability World of the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, in Thomas Stanton and Benjamin Ginsberg, MAKING GOVERNMENT MANAGEABLE; EXECUTIVE ORGANIZATION AND MANAGEMENT IN THE 21st CENTURY, Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins Press, 2004.
- “The Instruments of Intergovernmental Management,” in B Guy Peters and Jon Pierre, editors, HANDBOOK OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION, Sage, 2003.
- “Leading a Cabinet Department: Donna Shalala at the Department of Health and Human Services,” in Mark A. Abramson and Kevin M. Bacon, editors, LEADERS, Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 2002.