George Frederickson is the Edwin O. Stene Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Public Administration. He is the author of The New Public Administration, The Spirit of Public Administration, Public Administration and Social Equity, and the co-author of The Public Administration Theory Primer and The Adapted City. Frederickson is President Emeritus of Eastern Washington University. He is a Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration and an Honorary Member of the International City/County Management Association. He has been invited to give several named lecturers including the John Gaus, the Donald Stone, the Elmer Staats, the Henry Bellmon, the Joe Cresse and the Henry Wherrett lectures. He has received the Charles Levine Award and the Distinguished Research Award in Public Administration. The lifetime achievement in public administration research award given by the Public Management Research Association is the Frederickson Award. In 2004-2005 Frederickson was the John Gilbert Winant Visiting Professor of American Government at the University of Oxford and a Fellow of Balliol College, Oxford.