Section on Public Administration Research

The Section on Public Administration Research (SPAR) promotes the professional development of research in the public sector as it relates to both the scholarly and practical needs of the field. Embracing both theoretical and practical concerns, the section addresses issues in empirical theory building and the knowledge base of the field as well as practical findings, which help meet challenges faced in public administration.

Leadership and Contact Details

Main contact address for the Section: Alisa Moldavanova

Chair: Masami Nishishiba
Chair-Elect: Alisa Moldavanova
Secretary: Misty Grayer
Treasurer: Brad Johnson

Other Section Information

Journal Name: The American Review of Public Administration
Journal Website:
Journal Editor in Chief: Stephanie P. Newbold

Contact ASPA if you would like to get in touch with any of these leaders.

Annual Section Membership Dues: $36