News: Flowers Officially Honored With 2017 Association for Public Policy and Management Ph.D. Dissertation Award

Mallory Flowers and Dr. Matisoff with the award in Chicago

Posted November 17, 2017

Mallory Flowers, a doctoral student in Georgia Tech’s School of Public Policy, recently received the 2017 Association for Public Policy and Management (APPAM) Ph.D. Dissertation Award. She was honored at the Presidential Address and Awards Ceremony in downtown Chicago on November 3, which she attended with her advisor, Dr. Daniel Matisoff. For her work, Flowers received a $1,500 cash award and publication of an abstract in thJournal of Policy Analysis and Management

Flowers’ dissertation, completed this past July, examines green certification behavior, drawing on a unique dataset on the technologies and practices used in the built environment. The insights developed throughout the study have implications for the design of voluntary and information-based policy approaches, sustainable planning, and strategic management.

Flowers completed her dissertation in the summer of 2017, and has accepted a postdoctoral position at the Rotterdam School of Management at Erasmus University. There, she will continue developing the theoretical foundations and empirical extensions of her scholarly work.

The APPAM is a national organization dedicated to improving public policy and management by fostering excellence in research, analysis, and education.

For more information about the APPAM, visit the APPAM website.