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Christopher Dougherty

PhD Candidate and Instructor

Christopher Dougherty’s research focuses on the charitable sector in Canada. Prior to starting his PhD, he completed a Master of Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership (MPNL) at Carleton University, a Bachelor of Applied Nonprofit Studies at Mount Royal University, and is Certified in Volunteer Administration. His past work experience in the charitable sector included roles with STARS Air Ambulance and Scouts Canada. He currently volunteers with the Imagine Canada Standards Program as a peer reviewer, with Canada’s Volunteer Awards as a National Advisory Committee member and regional reviewer, and with the ANSER-ARES annual conference committee.

His research is supported in part by a doctoral fellowship from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.