James L. Perry is a chancellor's professor, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, and a senior scholar in the Center for Service and Learning at Indiana University—Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). His research focuses on public service motivation, community and national service, and government reform. Perry's most recent book is Civic Service: What Difference Does It Make?(M. E. Sharpe, 2003). He is a fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration. E-mail: email@example.com.