Dr. Angela M. Eikenberry
- D. B. and Paula Varner Professor
- Public Administration, Professor
Dr. Eikenberry's research has been featured on National Public Radio's All Things Considered and in the Stanford Social Innovation Review. She recently co-edited a textbook on nonprofit management: Reframing Nonprofit Management: Democracy, Inclusion, and Social Change (Melvin & Leigh, 2018). She is a Fellow in the National Academy of Public Administration.
Nonprofit management, philanthropy, public administration and democracy, organization theory and behavior, philanthropy and democracy, qualitative research methods, critical theory and pedagogy.
The social, economic and political roles philanthropy, voluntary associations, and nonprofit organizations play in democratic governance. Empirical and theoretical areas of focus include: Giving circles and collaborative giving, marketization of nonprofit organizations and philanthropy, and critical approaches to public and nonprofit administration.
School Personnel, Strategic Planning, and PhD committees; advisory board for the Indiana University Women's Philanthropy Institute; board member of Creating the Future; member of the editorial boards of NVSQ, Voluntas, Public Integrity, Voluntary Sector Review, and Administrative Theory & Praxis. Past-President, Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA).
Awards and Honors
National Academy of Public Administration Fellow - 2020
UNO Award for Distinguished Research or Creative Activity - 2016
US-UK Fulbright Scholar Award - 2015
David Scott Diamond Alumni Professor of Public Affairs & Community Service - 2013
UNO Alumni Association CPACS Outstanding Teaching Award - 2011
Ph D, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, NE, Public Administration, 2005
MPA, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, NE, Nonprofit Management, 1998
BA, University of Nebraska at Omaha, International Studies, 1993
Carboni, Julia, Eikenberry, Angela. 2021. Do giving circles democratize philanthropy? Donor identity and giving to historically marginalized groups, Voluntas, 32, 247-256.
Coule, Tracey, Dodge, Jennifer, Eikenberry, Angela. 2020. Towards a Typology of Critical Nonprofit Studies: A Literature Review, Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly.
Eikenberry, Angela, Mirabella, Roseanne, Sandberg, Billie. 2019. Reframing nonprofit organizations: Democracy, inclusion, and social change , Melvin & Leigh.
Eikenberry, Angela. 2019. Discourses of Volunteering and Civic Action in the USA, Voluntas, 30, 1, 54-61.
Eikenberry, Angela, Mirabella, Roseanne. 2018. Extreme Philanthropy: Philanthrocapitalism, Effective Altruism and the Discourse of Neoliberalism, PS: Political Science & Politics, 51, 1, 43-47.
Links to Selected Publications
- Publications, Contributions and Community Involvement (Digital Commons @ UNO)
- Publications & Reports (academia.edu)
- Publications (researchgate.net)