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Dyana Mason

Associate Professor
Director, Master's in Nonprofit Management
Phone: 541-346-2324
Office: 147C Hendricks Hall
Research Interests: Nonprofit management and governance, fundraising, advocacy.


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 Consultancy


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

Dyana Mason was featured in The Conversation about the impact of Covid-19 on the Nonprofit Sector.