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NYU Wagner Expert Available for Interview on State of the Union Address

January 24, 2011

          Paul Light, a nationally recognized expert on the Federal government, is available to discuss President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Speech slated Tuesday, January 25, 2011. To interview him, please call or email the New York University press officer listed with this release.

             Light is a professor at the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and the author of A Government Ill-Executed: The Decline of the Federal Service and How to Reverse It (Harvard University Press, 2008, and most recently of Driving Social Change:  How to Solve the World’s Toughest Problems (Wiley, December, 2010).

             His research interests include: the Federal bureaucracy, civil service, Congress, entitlement programs, executive branch, government reform, nonprofit effectiveness, organizational change, and the political appointment process.

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Press Contact: Robert Polner | (212) 998-2337

NYU Wagner Expert Available for Interview on State of the Union Address

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