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Director, School of Public Policy, UMass Amherst. @napawash Fellow

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@Brian_J_Cook If we've done our job properly. If it takes longer, we should have spent more time constructing the paragraph.
12/6
2019
Books of the Year 2019 https://t.co/nrnIh26VPB via @HistoryToday
12/5
2019
I also discuss this in my book, out in a couple of weeks. https://t.co/z4oP2UMe64 https://t.co/cRVKvhE6uKGrand challenges in public administration: Implications for public service education, training, and research https://t.co/eTEbHZCRoe407-to-1 vote. https://t.co/OOnxkKRYDn
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12/4
2019
https://t.co/nQQyuPJR4L via @NYTimes
12/3
2019
Media Formats in anime. https://t.co/TygUXc9NL5 https://t.co/rvuY8zlfpg #CyberMonday https://t.co/hwKNMXO09N
Retweeted by Alasdair RobertsFrom Geert Bouckaert and Marlen Brans https://t.co/v0nQaM4fbB https://t.co/8ocCvqUpHuLearn about #impostersyndrome & how to overcome it at a workshop w/expert @ValerieYoung. Sat, Dec 7, 1:30. Free & o… https://t.co/bIdUo9d2SE
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12/2
2019
Interesting new book from @sreeramchaulia @JindalGlobalUNI https://t.co/dyPPiwJP1y
12/1
2019
@BrintMilward That it's listed as the 50955th edition : ) But I did order a copy too. Also his new book about Cha… https://t.co/IldVxNZYNg#ThrowbackThursday, #Thanksgiving edition: warming up for the main event at @UMassPolicy's annual fall Pie Fest!… https://t.co/2f8G8Ge5A9
Retweeted by Alasdair RobertsI am impressed. https://t.co/qIw4tAVWML @profmusgrave Well, not Utopia, no interesting questions left for research. And State has interesting questions bu… https://t.co/7O1kGY8pXf
11/28
2019
You know someone's going to ask the question at #Thanksgiving dinner: "So what are you going to do after graduation… https://t.co/6QYwGDuNm6
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11/27
2019
"These communities are not as untouched by western thought as we think they are." - @jmurtazashvili, @MissLiyaP &… https://t.co/qTQg0jamPj
Retweeted by Alasdair RobertsA Chinese translation of "America's First Great Depression: Economic Crisis and Political Disorder after the Panic… https://t.co/xBLpwx212t
11/26
2019
We love it! And shoutout, too, to that awesome alum, Alex Plowden '18, for recently meeting with a group of… https://t.co/vKn0QqUIer
Retweeted by Alasdair RobertsCheers to @LindseyMcDougle & @UMassPolicy’s own Brenda Bushouse for a fantastic #ARNOVA19 ! @ARNOVA @umasspolsci https://t.co/UuqC62R5i7
Retweeted by Alasdair RobertsThe 78 Best Book Covers of 2019 https://t.co/Tgsulr1gbj via @lithub
11/25
2019
Today, I launched the Ideas of India database, which indexes the contents of 255 English-language periodicals that… https://t.co/aPQACXzAQb
Retweeted by Alasdair RobertsHard to express how glad I am I went to grad school pre-twitter. I napped on my floor, mostly failed at things, pla… https://t.co/nFxv3QYwvy
Retweeted by Alasdair Robertshttps://t.co/k36CYTJ8M0Thank you @LindseyMcDougle and Brenda Bushouse for another wonderful conference. I am continually impressed by the… https://t.co/9Y1FP5OaQp
Retweeted by Alasdair RobertsGreat work Waruks! Give the children our best wishes from their UMass friends and our @WL_UMass team continues to s… https://t.co/huBZtDK5zy
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11/24
2019
Online image vs. offline reality https://t.co/7ii4qEsUtD
Retweeted by Alasdair RobertsWhat an institutional subscription to the Journal of Comparative Administration (predecessor of Administration and… https://t.co/B8S4P0fTrn @AsmusOlsen @SebJilke In case you see anything of interest here. From a 1970 memo by FW Riggs. https://t.co/Rz3RB9Mzsa
11/23
2019
@pstanpolitics Not helped by behavior like this https://t.co/kVbcVjDHth
11/22
2019
.@pattonoswalt made a tweet that showed Trump’s handwritten notes and the caption was simply “Morrissey voice:”.… https://t.co/JYFvCLKJZk
Retweeted by Alasdair RobertsA great start to #ARNOVA19! We're proud to have conference co-chair Brenda Bushouse on the faculty @UMassPolicy &… https://t.co/nQZ15LtZpO
Retweeted by Alasdair Robertssomebody on twitter today: trump's weird hand-scrawled denial today sounds like a ramones song. me: https://t.co/mynZjx0E0M
Retweeted by Alasdair RobertsWe're excited for the start of #ARNOVA19 today! Congratulations to Professor Brenda Bushouse @UMassPolicy &… https://t.co/sqE8wBcSV5
Retweeted by Alasdair RobertsAttention, @UMassPolicy folks: https://t.co/UaBa7WYt2W
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11/21
2019
Ford Foundation memo justifies investment in comparative public administration, 1964 https://t.co/NhnhlWTrvD
11/20
2019
Bureaucrats, Authoritarianism, and Role Conceptions - Karl O’Connor, Colin Knox, Saltanat Janenova, https://t.co/ycY8PsBPWEExcited to announce the next Global Conf on Transparency Research is at Copenhagen Business School in late-May 2021… https://t.co/HILkyJq1WW
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11/19
2019
My question to politicians, diplomats, academics and media professionals: What actually has to happen in mainland C… https://t.co/6ujs07YWkE
Retweeted by Alasdair RobertsChinese state media coverage of HK protests https://t.co/JL8CHzrDu9 @maudussauge @GeorgeBert @AlasdairRoberts To start with something “genuine”, why not fighting to manage Open Access… https://t.co/lBFDo9oF4J
Retweeted by Alasdair RobertsExciting news about @UMassPolicy alum @MikeNicholsonMA — 3 cheers for SPP students & alums & their commitment to… https://t.co/cyxqAydzNt
Retweeted by Alasdair RobertsPoly U entrance in flames as riot police try to storm in #HK #HongKongProtests #StandwithHongKong https://t.co/egcKyS4X5j
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11/18
2019
@SebJilke @mkfeeneyWYO @donmoyn @LindseyMcDougle I wonder whether we want to be careful about conflating relevance… https://t.co/mwW8URYLYe @donmoyn And maybe reconsider genres. Eg trade/academic books rather than articles.https://t.co/7QxUWj9R6Y
Retweeted by Alasdair Roberts @AlasdairRoberts We (@AnnaAmirkhan & colleagues) touch on some of these issues (that came up during #MB50) in "Refl… https://t.co/EzrKeFTZW7
Retweeted by Alasdair Roberts @missingfkhan123 Chapter 2. https://t.co/93VahD6drQIn an open society, it would be easier to identify the officials who design and implement such policies. And also… https://t.co/Gv7pNLQfPqIn PA we have two problems, I think. First, we have reduced the domain in which we aspire to create reliable knowl… https://t.co/i74oqjg3Ss
11/17
2019
@atriverside @billresh @jmurtazashvili @SamuelGWorkman @nytimes No, they won't avoid any possible criticism, becaus… https://t.co/1iXnQypVAhMaureen Colgan Posner, president @SEA_186, talks to students about public #educationfunding and #unions during… https://t.co/aXUEcihCK0
Retweeted by Alasdair Roberts @atriverside @billresh @jmurtazashvili @SamuelGWorkman @nytimes Interesting, especially on the transparency side; b… https://t.co/BT4E2fD4DdVoyez-vous de l’ironie dans cette affirmation? https://t.co/NS9AIFfQTa
Retweeted by Alasdair Roberts @Athena_OKeeffe Happy trails, Sluggy. @profmusgrave Too soon to vote, Dukakis is still weighing his options @jmurtazashvili @billresh @SamuelGWorkman @nytimes Google Scholar: 138 papers since 2019 containing "mTurk" and "pu… https://t.co/YNKNV1b6pJ @billresh @SamuelGWorkman @nytimes I'm not talking about consumption, although there is something to be said there… https://t.co/og1TQV9abo @SamuelGWorkman @nytimes And also about the workers in developing countries who transform our manuscripts into articles. @mkfeeneyWYO @nytimes To clarify, I really am just posing a question, not leading a charge. Agreed, it depends par… https://t.co/KGiUsKYCuc @BenClarkPhD @nytimes Same logic works for adjuncts and sessional @profmusgrave I refuse to take the bait. Damn, I just did.If this description of mTurk compensation is right, is its use for academic research defensible? https://t.co/yBoV1Ve8Eo via @NYTimes
11/16
2019
We love when @UMassPolicy trips let us connect with SPP alums - like @phoebewalkerMA, who spoke to students about h… https://t.co/mp3os5fd5N
Retweeted by Alasdair RobertsEnjoyed talking with officers of the Indian Administrative Service about strategies for governing at scale at the… https://t.co/EtuaToD2ihThanks for the visit and excellent questions & ideas surrounding #localgov engagement and #civictech. Future colle… https://t.co/IS0m30LxdS
Retweeted by Alasdair Roberts1st stop on @UMassPolicy’s networking trip across the Pioneer Valley: Do-Han Allen, manager @WellspringCoop1https://t.co/VnmuXWGwWg
Retweeted by Alasdair RobertsAddressing the Crisis in American Governance https://t.co/dhqWsOEbce via @GovExec
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11/15
2019
@abouassi Sadly the road is congested with other theoriesWho says theory doesn’t get you anywhere? https://t.co/0T45SVpNFVThanks, @TownOfAmherst Communication Manager Brianna Sunryd, for great conversation today w/@UMassPolicy Prof.… https://t.co/mcetfLUg5E
Retweeted by Alasdair RobertsInteresting analysis of minority governments by @BobRae48 Thank you sir! #QueensU #QueensSPS #PolicyTalk #Policyhttps://t.co/PWO9euLQsl
Retweeted by Alasdair RobertsWicked excited to host @UMassPolicy @janeefountain Future of Government class tomorrow in @TownOfAmherst to talk al… https://t.co/gQMGtaMPDE
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11/14
2019
After a technical glitch, the extract from my forthcoming book "Strategies for Governing" is available again here https://t.co/z4oP2UMe64Did you know that @UMassPolicy has a free job bulletin, with #career & #internship opportunities in #publicservice,… https://t.co/Q1VwrZrp7R
Retweeted by Alasdair RobertsStuff about the field that I did not know. Administration and Society started life as the Journal of Comparative A… https://t.co/ZD6fa8vFR4 @profmusgrave Still digesting the ones it already ate
11/13
2019
India’s Narendra Modi has had a free pass from the west for too long https://t.co/QizkX8ZfNa via @financialtimesIn October, Modi allegedly told India's top bureaucrats that they had spoiled his first 5-year tenure but that he w… https://t.co/6c6oYJ3XxC
Retweeted by Alasdair RobertsImportant piece by by Gel'man about #Russia that could easily describe so many other places in the world. We are wi… https://t.co/vZ6JnlleaI
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11/12
2019
State Capabilities for Problem-Oriented Governance https://t.co/dF3CNXrzoCThe Public Domain Review specializes in criticism as history, presenting readers with high-quality scans of ephemer… https://t.co/c4G8Ypy1xi
Retweeted by Alasdair RobertsThe Political Fix: Article 370 gone and Ram Temple on the way: What does Modi’s New India look like? https://t.co/6je7tr7qqLLecture: Join us on 14 Nov to hear Mark Bevir of @UCBerkeley talk about the intellectual sources of the transforma… https://t.co/FYqmt28Dnh
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11/11
2019
@PAQuarterly @necopa2019 Paper and slides here https://t.co/qLXjkhoChm @AlasdairRoberts answers the question before leaving the title slide: no. @necopa2019 #necopa2019 https://t.co/O1BWpNlOHj
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11/10
2019
Sean Mossey of Mass DOT and @publicpolicyumb presenting @necopa2019 https://t.co/Sh8iOvOgqn @pstanpolitics @JamesAtCP The XA was a great little camera. @ASPANational @ASPA_SICA @napawash How to get published in @PAReview: Submit in 1967 https://t.co/To73IqWUme
11/9
2019
@ASPANational @ASPA_SICA Another doc from today's archive work -- a 1949 effort by the Public Administration Cleari… https://t.co/Q6bBLqftim @ASPANational @ASPA_SICA 1959 @ASPANational document outlines possible areas for emphasis in public administration… https://t.co/J2F98GD5yyCongrats to @MassASPA from 1958. I would curious to know whether you could actually send a telegram from a commerc… https://t.co/WFXNZWdwuq @ASPANational @ASPA_SICA Looking at two things in the archives today: Why Ford Foundation decided to support work o… https://t.co/JB5h7VFwwI
11/8
2019
Protecting & advancing democracy, strengthening social & econ dev, ensuring environmental sustainability, and manag… https://t.co/tB2K4XqddV
Retweeted by Alasdair RobertsOur final list of #GrandChallenges of Public Administration is out! Falling within 4 major focus areas, we selected… https://t.co/xeBFGRaSKl
Retweeted by Alasdair RobertsHeading to the Ford Foundation archives tomorrow to learn about its support of @ASPANational's Comparative Administ… https://t.co/ErxZV09plY
11/7
2019
Congratulations to @UMassPolicy grad student Nick Caccamo on his re-election to the #PittsfieldMA City Council!… https://t.co/bv1hSHuxLe
Retweeted by Alasdair RobertsProf. Betsy Schmidt @UMassPolicy is quoted in @npquarterly article about a Vermont baseball team & its troubles wit… https://t.co/nethmeMuC7
Retweeted by Alasdair RobertsLecture: Join us on 14 Nov to hear Mark Bevir of @UCBerkeley talk about the intellectual sources of the transforma… https://t.co/fGOzCP5Dvm
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11/6
2019

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