Truman School Professor and Director Dr. Lael Keiser inducted into National Academy of Public Administration

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Professor and Director of the Harry S Truman School of Public Affairs, Dr. Lael Keiser, has been inducted as a 2019 Fellow with the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA). NAPA is a congressionally chartered, nonpartisan organization whose purpose is to help government leaders improve public organizations. Dr. Keiser will join a membership of over 850 fellows, which includes other prominent scholars, representatives from all branches and levels of government, and business leaders.

“It is a great honor to join the National Academy of Public Administration and have the opportunity to participate in their efforts to address current and emerging issues in government,” said Keiser.

Dr. Lael Keiser’s research and teaching focuses on public management and policy implementation. She serves on the editorial boards of Public Administration Review and the Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory. Keiser received the Midwest Political Science Association’s Herbert Simon Award for significant contribution to the study of bureaucracy and the American Society for Public Administration’s Rita Mae Kelly Award for distinguished research on women’s issues. She is also on the Governing Board for the Public Management Research Association.

(Photo: NAPA President and CEO Terry Gerton (left) with 2019 NAPA Fellow Dr. Lael Keiser at the November 7, 2019, induction ceremony in Washington DC).