University of Oregon

Planning, Public Policy and Management

Dyana Mason, Ph.D.

Assistant ProfessorDyana Mason
Department of Planning, Public Policy & Management
147C Hendricks Hall
1209 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403-1209
Phone: 541-346-2324

Website: Personal Website


Ph.D. (Public Policy and Management), University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA (2014)
M.B.A., The College of William  & Mary, Williamsburg, VA (2010)
B.A. (Political Science and Public Relations), University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA (1993)

Summary of Interests

  • Nonprofit Management and Governance
  • Nonprofits and Advocacy
  • Charitable Giving and Philanthropy
  • Contracting and Cross-Sectoral Collaboration

Courses and Seminars

  • 680: Managing Nonprofit Organizations
  • 618: Public Sector Theory
  • 280: Introduction to the Nonprofit Sector
  • 688: Nonprofit Management Consultancy


See Dyana's personal website for updated descriptions of research.

Dyana Mason was featured in WalletHub’s recent article about 2015's most and least charitable states.  You can find the piece here:


This page was revised (WalletHub article) on December 8, 2015