Koppell wins Simon Award

For the second year in a row, a CORD affiliate has received the American Political Science Association’s Herbert Simon Award for the best book written (during a five year period) in the field of public administration. This year’s winner is Jonathan Koppell, Dean of the ASU College of Public Programs and CORD faculty affiliate. The award-winning book is his World Rule: Accountability, Legitimacy, and Design of Global Governance (University of Chicago Press, 2010).

The selection committee provided the following commendation:

The committee notes that the 2014 Simon Award winning book, Jonathan Koppell's World Rule: Accountability, legitimacy and the Design of Global Governance succeeds admirably in bringing a distinctive and relevant perspective to a set of problems of literal universal importance.  The book manages to be accessible while at the same time providing deep, theory-informed analysis, and, significantly for the Simon Award, analysis steeped in relevant public administration and political science literature

The 2013 Simon Award Winner was Barry Bozeman’s Public Value and Public Interest (Georgetown University Press, 2007). 

The 2014 American Political Science Association meetings will feature a panel addressing the contributions of Bozeman’s book, including presentations and discussions by prominent public administration scholars.