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David Rosenbloom

Distinguished Professor Department of Public Administration and Policy

Distinguished Professor of Public Administration, Rosenbloom specializes in constitutional-administrative law, administrative theory, history, reform, and personnel management. A major contributor to the field and a National Academy of Public Administration Fellow, his numerous awards include the Whittington Award for excellent teaching, Gaus Award for exemplary scholarship in political science and public administration, Waldo Award for outstanding contributions to the literature and leadership of public administration, Levine Award for excellence in public administration, and Brownlow Award for his book, BUILDING A LEGISLATIVE-CENTERED PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION. He edited PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION REVIEW, co-edited the POLICY STUDIES JOURNAL, currently serves on the editorial boards of about 20 academic journals, and is editor of the Routledge series in Public Administration and Public Policy. Author or editor of over 300 scholarly publications, he frequently guest lectures at universities in the US and abroad. Faculty appointments include the following universities: Kansas, Tel Aviv, Vermont, Syracuse, City University of Hong Kong, Hebrew (Israel), and Renmin (China). Rosenbloom served on the Clinton-Gore Presidential Transition Team for the Office of Personnel Management in 1992. His text, PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION: UNDERSTANDING MANAGEMENT, POLITICS, AND LAW IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR, was ranked the fifth most influential book published in public administration from 1990-2010. Rosenbloom is scheduled to be a Thousand Talents Program Professor at Renmin University of China in 2016-2019.


PhD University of Chicago
MA University of Chicago
BA Marietta College
Honorary Doctor of Laws Marietta College

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SPA - Public Admin and Policy
Ward - 330
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(202) 885-2361

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  • Fall 2017

    • PUAD-626 Legal Issues in Public Admin: Legal Issues in Pub Adm Key 51
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