Dyana Mason

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Assistant Professor
Director, Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management
Phone: 541-346-2324
Office: 147C Hendricks Hall


PhD (Public Policy and Management), University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA (2014)
MBA, The College of William  & Mary, Williamsburg, VA (2010)
BA (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: https://wallethub.com/edu/most-and-least-charitable-states/8555/#dyana-mason