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(b. 1946, Stafford, England). Ph.D. Government, London School of Economics and Political Science; M.A. (Honors) Modern History, Oriel College, Oxford University.

Pollitt is Professor of Public Management at the Erasmus University of Rotterdam. Previously, he was Professor of Government as well as being Codirector of the Centre for the Evaluation of Public Policy at Brunel University. At Brunel, he served as Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences (1994–1997). In 1994, he was the Elliot-Winant Visiting Lecturer at five U.S. universities and has been a Visiting Professor or Visiting Research Fellow in several universities in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and other European countries. He was the first elected President of the European Evaluation Society (1996–1998), contributing to its early development.

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