Between Experts and initiatives: Michael Neblo, Ohio State University

SPPD Governance Salon February 17, 2011 4:00pm to 11:59pm University Park Campus Ralph and Goldy Lewis Hall (RGL) Participatory democrats often criticize deliberative democracy as an inefficient, elitist, technocratic attempt to manipulate the public toward policies favored by elites. On the other hand, critics less sanguine about the capacities of the citizenry attack deliberative democrats…

Predicting Relational Governance in the Public Sector – Craig R. Smith, University of Arizona

Consortium on Collaborative Governance February 10, 2011 1:30pm to 11:59pm University Park Campus Ralph and Goldy Lewis Hall (RGL) 308 Relational governance is increasingly viewed as an important component in managing exchanges between contracting parties. The presence of extra-contractual and institutional features may enhance the ability to structure exchanges and therefore need to be considered…

The Ronald Reagan Centennial

An Academic Symposium: Leadership and Legacy February 1, 2011 through February 2, 2011 all day Multiple Locations Reagan Centennial Symposium Papers and Videos February 1-2, 2011 Executive Leadership from the Inside OutPaper: James Pfiffner, Georgetown University – Paradox of President Reagan’s Leadership (PDF)Watch video » “Reagan’s California” (Kevin Starr keynote)Watch video » Communicating LeadershipPaper: Robert…