David E. Lewis

Assistant Professor of Politics

Affiliated Faculty

 311 Robertson Hall, Woodrow Wilson School

 Curriculum Vitae

 Website

 delewis@princeton.edu

 609-258-0089

 609-258-5014

Archive Date: 11/17/08
David Lewis is an assistant professor of politics and public affairs. His interests include American political institutions, particularly the presidency and the administrative state. He is the author of Presidents and the Politics of Agency Design and numerous articles on American politics. Current projects include a book manuscript entitled Politicizing Administration: Policy and Patronage in Presidential Appointments and several papers exploring the relationship between different aspects of the federal personnel system and bureaucratic performance.
Publications: 

“Expert Opinion, Agency Characteristics, and Agency Preferences.” (with Joshua D. Clinton) Political Analysis, forthcoming.

“Management and Leadership Performance in the Defense Department: Evidence from Surveys of Federal Employees.” (with Captain Paul S. Oh, U.S. Army) Armed Forces and Society, forthcoming.

“Does Performance Budgeting Work? An Examination of OMB’s PART Scores.” (with John B. Gilmour) Public Administration Review 66(5):742-52 (2006).

“Political Appointments, Civil Service Systems, and Bureaucratic Competence: Organizational Balancing and Gubernatorial Revenue Forecasts in the American States.” (with George Krause and James Douglas) American Journal of Political Science 50(3):770-87 (2006).