USC Price School of Public Policy

Chester A. Newland

Chester A. Newland

Frances R. and John J. Duggan Professor Emeritus in Public Administration
E-mail: newland@usc.edu

Expertise
Public administration, city management, international development, executive effectiveness, public law

Biographical Sketch Chester Newland, Ph.D., has taught at USC since 1966. His public administration research, practice, and teaching have focused on public executives, federal and local government management, the American presidency, public law, business and government, human resources, and labor management relations. He served as editor-in-chief of the Public Administration Review (1984-1990). He was national president of the American Society for Public Administration, (ASPA;1980-1981), and he has been a member of the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) since 1973. He has authored many publications and is co-editor of the Handbook of Public Law and Administration, (1997). Professor Newland was the initial director of the Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library, and he served twice as the director of the Federal Executive Institute. He is an honorary member of the International City/County Management Association. The National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration presented him the Elmer Staats Award for Public Service Teaching Excellence. In 2002, he was the recipient of the Van Riper Award for Lifetime Achievement from the National ASPA and the Harry Scoville Award for Academic Excellence from the Los Angeles ASPA. He has worked internationally, including places such as Bahrain, the Czech and Slovak Republics, Greece, Hungary, Kazakstan, Kuwait, Moldova, and Poland.