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First Name
Jenny M
Last Name
The University of Melbourne, Australia
governance, policy design, the policy process, public sector reform, public sector innovation, research policy
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About Me

Professor Jenny M Lewis is Professor of Public Policy in the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Melbourne, and Director of The Policy Lab. She was an Australian Research Council Future Fellow during 2013-16, and worked as a professor in Denmark for nearly 3 years. Jenny is a public policy expert, with particular interests in governance, policy design, and public sector innovation. She is the author of 6 books and more than 70 journal articles and book chapters. Jenny is currently the President of the Australian Political Studies Association.

Recent Publications

Latest book: Lewis, JM, Ricard, LM, Klijn, E-H and Ysa, T (2017) Innovation in city governments: structures, networks, and leadership. Routledge, New York.

Latest journal articles:

Ricard, LM, Klijn, E-H, Lewis, JM and Ysa, T (2017) ‘Assessing public leadership styles for innovation: A comparison of Copenhagen, Rotterdam and Barcelona’, Public Management Review 19(2): 134-156.

Lewis, JM (2015) ‘The politics and consequences of performance measurement’. Policy and Society 34(1): 1-12

Lewis, JM (2014) ‘Research productivity and research system attitudes’, Public Money and Management, 34(6): 417-424.

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Australia, UK

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