PROF Jenny Lewis

PROF Jenny Lewis


  • Governance
  • Public administration
  • Public policy (comparative public policy)
  • Research policy (research collaboration)
  • Social policy



  • Professor Jenny Lewis is Professor of Public Policy and was the Founding Director of the Policy Lab. She is Associate Dean Research for the Faculty of Arts. She is the President of the International Research Society for Public Management and is a previous President of the Australian Political Studies Association. Jenny was an Australian Research Council Future Fellow for 2013-16, has received multiple research grants within Australia and internationally, and is the author of six books, and more than 70 journal articles and book chapters. She has been awarded several research prizes, including the Marshall E Dimock award for best article in Public Administration Review in 1999, a VicHealth health promotion research award in 2004, and the Kooiman prize for the best article in Public Management Review in 2012.

    For a complete list of publications, see Prof Lewis' Google Scholar Citations by cutting and pasting this link:   


Member of

  • International Research Society for Public Management. President 2014 -
  • Australian Political Studies Association. Former President 2013 -
  • International Public Policy Association. Member 2013 -


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Education and training

  • PhD, University of Melbourne 1997
  • GDip, University of Melbourne 1992
  • MA, University of Melbourne 1987
  • GDip, University of Canberra 1983
  • BSc, University of Melbourne 1981

Awards and honors

  • Christopher Pollitt award - International Review of Administrative Sciences, 2019
  • Kooiman Award - Public Management Review, 2013
  • Victorian Health Promotion Foundation, 2004
  • Marshall E Dimock - American Society for Public Administration, 2000



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