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Public Administration Review (PAR) is the preeminent professional journal in the field of public administration research, theory and practice. It is the only journal in public administration that serves both academics and practitioners interested in the public sector and public sector management. Articles identify and analyze current trends, provide a factual basis for decision making, stimulate discussion, and make the leading literature in the field available in an easily accessible format. With lively book reviews and a wide range of topics, PAR is an exciting read and an indispensable resource.

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2018-2020 Editor in Chief Search Process

PAR Podcast PageASPA is pleased to announce it has begun the search for the next Editor in Chief of Public Administration Review (PAR), its flagship professional journal.

Through the tremendous efforts of its current editorial team, led by current Editor in Chief James Perry of Indiana University, PAR has seen significant growth in its readership, impact and contributions to the study and practice of the field. It has jumped 10 spots in Thomson Reuters’ Journal Citation Reports metrics and stands atop Google Scholar’s Public Policy and Administration ranking. It also has seen significant increases in its downloads and other access metrics.

The Editor in Chief is one of ASPA’s most visible public figures and ASPA is looking to the next editor to continue the strides made in the past several years.

Please visit ASPA’s website to review the Request for Proposals (RFP) and other details about the search process. You also may download the RFP here to view it as a PDF.

Proposals were due Friday, Sept. 30 and are currently under review. Contact ASPA Chief of Program Operations Lisa Sidletsky at 202-585-4312 with questions.