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    Dr. Paul C. Light is NYU Wagner’s Paulette Goddard Professor of Public Service and founding principal investigator of the Global Center for Public Service, Before joining NYU, Dr. Light served as the Douglas Dillon Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution, founding director of its Center for Public Service, and vice president and director of the Governmental Studies Program. He has served previously as director of the Public Policy Program at the Pew Charitable Trusts and associate dean and professor of public affairs at the University of Minnesota’s Hubert Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs.  He is the author of 25 books, including works on social entrepreneurship, the nonprofit sector, federal government reform, public service, and the baby boom.His books include the award-winning Thickening Government and The Tides of Reform. He received the 2010 Herbert Simon award from the American Political Science Association for A Government Ill Executed: The Decline of the Federal Service and How to Reverse It.  The award was for the most important book on public administration in the preceding three-to-five years.  He is also a co-author of a best-selling American government textbook, Government by the People. His research interests include: bureaucracy, civil service, Congress, entitlement programs, executive branch, government reform, nonprofit effectiveness, organizational change, and the political appointment process.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Paul Light and other top speakers and celebrities.

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