Stéphane Lavertu’s teaching and research focus on public administration, political economy, public policy analysis and evaluation, and education policy and governance.
He has a doctorate in political science from the University of Wisconsin, a master’s degree in education from Stanford University, and a bachelor’s degree in political science from The Ohio State University.
His interdisciplinary research examines the politics of public administration and the performance of public organizations, particularly in the context of K-12 education. He publishes in public administration journals such as Journal of Public Administration Research & Theory, Journal of Policy Analysis & Management and Public Administration Review; political science journals such as American Political Science Review, American Journal of Political Science, and Journal of Politics; education journals such as Educational Evaluation & Policy Analysis and AERA Open; and economics journals such as Economics of Education Review, Journal of Public Economics, and Journal of Urban Economics.
He is passionate about conducting policy-relevant research, particularly to help improve public education here in Ohio. He regularly conducts such research in collaboration with state and local government agencies, as well as nonprofit think tanks.
This commentary is intended as an addendum and recent update to the original research article published in World Affairs, “The High Representative in Bosnia-Herzegovina: The Unusual Institutional Arrangement of a Non-Authoritarian, yet Controlled, Democracy”