Suzanne J. Piotrowski is an Associate Professor of Public Affairs and Administration at Rutgers University-Newark. She earned a PhD in political science from School of Public Affairs at American University, Washington, D.C. and a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Delaware. For the 2009/2010 academic year she held the position of Faculty Fellow in the Office of the Chancellor. Professor Piotrowski founded and moderates the International Transparency and Secrecy Research Network listserv.
Dr. Piotrowski's research focuses on nonmission-based values in public administration, including administrative transparency and ethics. Her current work focuses access to government information at the subnational levels from a multinational perspective. She authored the book Governmental Transparency in the Path of Administrative Reform, the Sate of University of New York Press (2007). In 2010, Lexington Books published Piotrowski’s latest volume Governmental Transparency and Secrecy: Linking Literature and Contemporary Debate.
Professor Piotrowski has written widely on public management, accountability, and transparency issues including book chapters, journal articles, case studies, and encyclopedia articles. Dr. Piotrowski's work is published in Public Administration Review, the American Review of Public Administration, Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, Government Information Quarterly, Pubic Administration Quarterly, Public Administration and Management, the Chinese Public Administration Review, the Syracuse Journal of International Law and Commerce, Open Government: a journal on Freedom of Information, the Journal of Cooperative Education, and the Journal of Public Works Management and Policy.
International Transparency and Secrecy Research Network
The aim of this initiative is to keep participants up-to-date with new publications and research on transparency and secrecy, and to foster dialogue and collaboration in the field of transparency broadly defined. Through participation, this network will facilitate online discussions of current research topics, flag new reports and articles, publicize work, and ease future cooperation among participants. Contact Prof. Suzanne Piotrowski (firstname.lastname@example.org
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