Ph.D. (economics), University of Washington, Seattle (1998) M.A. (economics), University of Washington, Seattle (1991) B.A. (German), University of Oregon, Eugene (1984)
Summary of Interests
The economics of the nonprofit and philanthropic sectors. This includes regulatory oversight of nonprofits, endowment funding, comparative nonprofit/for-profit outcomes, philanthropy, and nonprofit financial management.
Courses and Seminars
Fundraising for Nonprofit Organizations
Public Sector Economics
Public and Nonprofit Financial Management
Seminar in Philanthropy
Public Sector Theory
Wealth Inequality and Policy
One of 75 authors chosen for writing the most influential articles (out of 3500+ articles) in Public Administration Review’s 75-year history. The article chosen, “Citizen Participation in Decision Making: Is it Worth the Effort?” was published in 2004 and co-authored by John Stansbury. Awarded March 2015 at the American Society for Public Administration annual conference. http://publicadministrationreview.org/full-list/
Fulbright Scholar, 2009-10, Sun Yat-Sen University, School of Government, Guangzhou, China.