Dr. David Van Slyke's book “Complex Contracting: Government Purchasing in the Wake of the U.S. Coast Guard’s Deepwater Program” has won the American Society for Public Administration's Section on Public Administration Research (SPAR) annual book award for public administration scholarship. The SPAR Book Award Selection Committee said the book's “important research, high-quality writing, will have a significant and lasting contribution to the public administration literature, with strong impact on the practice of public administration.” Van Slyke and his co-authors, Trevor Brown of The Ohio State University and Matthew Potoski of the University of California, Santa Barbara will be presented their award at the the 2014 ASPA conference in Washington, DC.  Click here to learn more about the book "Complex Contracting." 

The link is http://www.cambridge.org/us/academic/subjects/politics-international-relations/american-government-politics-and-policy/complex-contracting-government-purchasing-wake-us-coast-guards-deepwater-program