Call for Nominations: 2018 Fred Riggs Award


The Section on International and Comparative Administration (SICA) is currently seeking nominations for the 2018 Fred Riggs Award for Lifetime Achievement in International & Comparative Public Administration. The Fred Riggs Award was established by SICA in 1985 to recognize scholars who made significant and widely recognized contributions to the conceptual, theoretical and/or operational progress in the fields of international, comparative and/or development administration.  This award is named in honor of Fred W. Riggs, a pioneer in these fields and a leading founder of SICA.  The award is made annually at the SICA Business Meeting held in conjunction with the ASPA Annual Conference.

Please send all nominations to SICA Chair, M. Shamsul Haque, at polhaque@nus.edu.sg by Jan. 19, 2018. Each letter of nomination should indicate in some depth the person's intellectual achievements and relevant qualifications for the Fred Riggs Award. You should include the nominee's CV as well as any other supporting documents. There should be at least two letters of nomination from SICA members. All nomination materials should be sent directly to me as the SICA Chair

After the submission deadline, all nominations and related materials will be sent to the Riggs Award Committee for consideration. The winner will be announced by Feb. 15, 2018 and the award will be offered at the 2018 SICA Business Meeting at the ASPA Annual Conference at Hyatt Regency Denver.