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The Yearbook contains a detailed international listing of policy scholars with contact information, fields of specialization, research references, and an individual scholar’s statements of current and future research interests. The intent is to provide a reasonably comprehensive and accessible reference to the most recent scholarship on all aspects of public policy, as well as indications of future research directions.

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Featured Policy Experts


John Anthony

National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations

Substantive Focus:
Energy and Natural Resource Policy
Defense and Security
International Relations

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Steven Peterson

Penn State Harrisburg
School of Public Affairs

Substantive Focus:
Education Policy
Health Policy

Theoretical Focus:
Policy Process Theory
Policy Analysis and Evaluation

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Public Policy Section Award Winners


Lester M. Salamon

Johns Hopkins University

Aaron Wildavsky Enduring Contribution Award for a book or article published in the last ten to twenty years that continues to influence the study of public policy.

Partners in Public Service: Government-Nonprofit Relations in the Modern Welfare State, 1995.