MPA (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, United States)
PhD in Political Science (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, United States)
Nathan focuses on the governance of public-serving organizations, including associations between governance and financial management. This includes the study of revenue structures, the potential conditioning effects of organizational and environmental factors, and the implications of strategic choices on financial health and other organizational outcomes.
Nonprofit finance and financial management; governance and leadership; and strategic management
Thursday, June 16, 2022
Spreading the Wealth: Rethinking Charity Regulation in a Time of Need
It was the end of April. Carleton students were winding down from another term, finishing exams and finalizing any outstanding final papers. Well not so for a cohort of 60 students in the Master of Public Policy and Administration. They were just ramping up to take part in a 4-day intensive simulation exercise as...
Monday, December 20, 2021
2021 Highlights in SPPA
From new research funding to teaching awards to timely events, there are many reasons to celebrate the outstanding efforts of everyone in the Faculty of Public Affairs (FPA) this year. While we faced many challenges, 2021 also presented new opportunities, which were embraced by the faculty, staff and students within FPA. What follows is...
Wednesday, August 18, 2021
SPPA Researchers Establish Lab to Study Decentred Governance in the Digital Era
Processes like seafood sustainability labelling programs or efforts to improve working conditions in the transnational supply chains for apparel and electronics are being devised and driven by non-governmental actors. Digital era tools are interwoven in these efforts. Block chain technologies, for example, are increasingly used for secure...
Nonprofit Open Data Collective
Opening Data for Nonprofit Research
Globally there are dozens of administrative or research databases to track the current population of third sector organizations. This data has oten been released in formats that are not always easy to use – ASCII text files, json files, and XML files. In order to make the data accessible to the research community we have created scripts to download, clean, and process data.
Capture Open-Source Data (T3010 Research Group)
About the research group.
The T3010 DATA USERS RESEARCH GROUP is a group of interested individuals who want to share information about the T3010 data. T3010 form is the Registered Charity Information Return under the supervision of Charities Directorate, Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). It is operated on a voluntary basis. Since 2011, members of the T3010 Data Users Research Group have regular discussion by teleconference on different challenges associated with the use of T3010 data. The interests of the members of the T3010 data users group are wide ranging in terms of applicability, but are also focused on a) having access to a common data set that would provide a basis for comparative research; b) identifying the incidence of errors and oversights which could be addressed, either by CRA or researchers; c) identifying gaps in T3010 data which prevents research from taking place; and d) engaging in collaborative research.
Editor for SPPA’s Philantropy and Non-Profit Leadership News Outlet PANL Perspectives.
PANL Perspectives offers news and insights for the Philanthropy and Nonprofit sector in Canada. The editors and editorial team produce and gather evidence-based stories, original interviews and insider reflections about shifting power relationships in the sector, ethics in philanthropy and fundraising, the role of private foundations, and much more.
- June 1, 2020
FPA Researchers Win COVID-19 Research Grants
- August 31, 2020
SPPA Students Launch Academic Journal in Digital Format
- July 27, 2018
Researchers Question Role Of Government & Civil Society
- November 9, 2016
FPA Faculty Win $280,000 for New Research.
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