Alasdair S. Roberts

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Alasdair S. Roberts is a Professor of Public Affairs and Law at the Truman School of Public Affairs, University of Missouri.

He has written extensively on problems of governance, law and public policy. His books include “The Logic of Discipline: Global Capitalism and the New Architecture of Government”(Oxford University Press, 2010); “The Collapse of Fortress Bush: The Crisis of Authority in American Government” (New York University Press, 2008); and “Blacked Out: Government Secrecy in the Information Age” (Cambridge University Press, 2006). He has won several awards for his books and journal articles.

Roberts was elected as a fellow of the U.S. National Academy of Public Administration in 2007 and is also an Honorary Senior Research Fellow of the School of Public Policy, University College London. He is co-editor of the journal Governance. Roberts received a J.D. from the University of Toronto in 1984, a Master’s degree in Public Policy from Harvard University in 1986, and a Ph.D. in Public Policy from Harvard University in 1994.

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  • Professor of Public Affairs and Law, Truman School of Public Affairs, University of Missouri

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