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2012 Levine Lecture 

The 2012 Levine Lecture will be delivered by Laurence E. Lynn, Jr. on Thursday, March 29th at
6PM. The event will be held in the Butler Boardroom at American University. The title of Dr. Lynn's talk is: "America's 'Broken Government': What Would Madison Say?"

Dr. Lynn is a Sid Richardson Research Professor at the LBJ School, University of Texas. Prior to his appointment as Sid Richardson Research Professor at the LBJ School, Lynn was the George H. W. Bush Chair and Professor of Public Affairs at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University. Previously, he served on the faculties of the Stanford Business School, the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, and the Harris School of Public Policy Studies at the University of Chicago. He is a past president of the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management and a Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration.

His latest books are Public Management: A Three-Dimensional Approach (with Carolyn J. Hill), Public Management: Old and New, and Madison's Managers: Public Administration and the Constitution (with Anthony M. Bertelli). He is the recipient of the H. George Frederickson Award (PMRA), the John Gauss Award (APSA), and the Dwight Waldo and Paul Van Riper awards (ASPA). He earned his A.B. in economics from the University of California at Berkeley and his Ph.D. in economics from Yale University.

Video from 2012 Lecture

Photos from 2012 event