Van Slyke book wins award

VanSlyke, DavidProfessor 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 and Matthew Potoski will be presented their award at the the 2014 ASPA conference in Washington, DC. Van Slyke also spoke on the Federal News Radio program "The Business of Government Radio Hour" about the book. 03/19/14