Prizes and Awards

IRSPM awards three annual prizes, the IRSPM Routledge Prize for outstanding contribution to Public Management Research, the Kooiman Prize for the best article published in the Public Management Review(PMR), and the newly established Rosemary O'Leary Prize for Scholarship on Women in Public Administration. Click here for more information about the O'Leary Prize.


Winners of the Routledge Prize for Outstanding Contribution to Public Management Research:

  • 2020 - Jean Hartley
  • 2019 - Brian Head
  • 2018 - James L. Perry
  • 2017 - Rosemary O'Leary
  • 2016 - Myrna P. Mandell 
  • 2015 - Stephen Osborne
  • 2014 - Beryl A. Radin
  • 2013 - Rod A.W. Rhodes
  • 2012 - Walter Kickert
  • 2011 - Chris Huxham
  • 2010 - Christopher Hood
  • 2009 - Fritz Scharpf
  • 2008 - Christopher Pollitt
  • 2007 - Geert Bouckaert

Winners of the Kooiman Prize for the best article in Public Management Review (PMR)

  • 2018 - Barbara Crosby and John Bryson
  • 2017 - Jacob Torfing and Christopher Ansell
  • 2016 - Sjors Overman and Sandra van Thiel
  • 2015 - Victor Bekkers, Lars Tummers, and William Voorberg 
  • 2014 - Richard Walker
  • 2013 - 
  • 2012 - Jenny Lewis and Mark Considine
  • 2011 - Agnes Akkerman and Rene Torenvlied
  • 2010 - Laurence O'Toole and Kenneth J. Meier 
  • 2009 - Steven Van De Walle
  • 2008 - Helen Sullivan
  • 2007 - Jeff Chapman and Grant Duncan

Winners of the Rosemary O'Leary Prize:
  • 2020 - Ayesha Masood
  • 2019 - Sophie Yates