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Women's and Gender Studies Program

Women's and Gender Studies Program

Angela Eikenberry



Associate Professor, School of Public Administration
Women's philanthropy, giving circles
Ph.D. University of Nebraska Omaha


Angela M. Eikenberry is an associate professor in the School of Public Administration at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO), where she also serves as the advisor for the nonprofit concentration in the MPA program. Before returning to graduate school, Dr. Eikenberry was a development and grant writing consultant. Her main research interests include philanthropy and nonprofit organizations and their role in democratic governance. She has published articles in numerous academic journals and her research has been featured on NPR’s All Things Considered and in the Stanford Social Innovation Review. Her book, Giving Circles: Philanthropy, Voluntary Association, Democracy, was recently published by Indiana University Press and won the CASE 2010 John Grenzebach Research Award for Outstanding Research in Philanthropy, Published Scholarship.