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Associate Professor, September 2020 -
Director, Master of Nonprofit Management, September 2020 -
Assistant Professor, September 2014 - September 2020
Director, Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management, September 2018 - present
School of Planning, Public Policy and Management
University of Oregon – Eugene, OR
Courses taught: Managing Nonprofit Organizations, Public Sector Theory, Public Management, Introduction to the Nonprofit Sector, Research Skills, 48-hr Charette, Nonprofit Consultancy (capstone), NGOs of SE Asia (Thailand and Cambodia), Nonprofits and Social Change (Rosario, Argentina),
Ph.D. Public Policy and Management, University of Southern California, 2014
Dissertation Title: “Strategy and Ideology in Nonprofit Advocacy Organizations” (Read a summary here)
Dissertation Committee: Anthony Bertelli (Chair), Shui Yan Tang, Nicole Esparza
M.B.A., The College of William and Mary, 2010
Coursework: Marketing, Nonprofit and Government Accounting, Nonprofit Sector in Comparative Context
B.A., Political Science and Public Relations, Minor, Women’s Studies, University of Southern California, 1993
Ward, Kevin, Dyana P. Mason, Rachel Fyall and Gonnie Park. (Accepted), Exploring Nonprofit Advocacy Research Methods and Design: A systematic review of the literature. Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly.
Mason, Dyana P., Jon Ruiz and Megan Shultz. (Accepted). Teaching Collective Impact Initiatives: A Case Study of 15th Night Serving Unhoused Youth. Journal of Nonprofit Education & Leadership.
Mason, Dyana P. and Miranda Menard* (2022). Accessibility of Nonprofit Services: Transportation Network Companies and Client Mobility. Nonprofit Policy Forum. Online access at: https://www.degruyter.com/document/doi/10.1515/npf-2021-0059/html?fbclid=IwAR2J5cQPOKkfx60ucOaZ2YVsSb1ZGLWJG4uzWTY4jBrUWIhKyv1yzlcLg14
Kim, Mirae and Dyana P. Mason. (2022). Bridging the Gaps Between the Theory and Practice of Nonprofit Operating Reserves, Nonprofit Management & Leadership. 32(4), 669-682.
Mason, Dyana P., Richard Margerum, Stacy Rosenberg, Samuel Ault. (2021). “The Professionalization of an Evolving Sector: Evidence from Watershed Councils,” Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations, 32, 979–991.
Mason, Dyana P., Li-Wei Chen and Saurabh Lall. Mason, Dyana P., Li-Wei Chen and Saurabh Lall. (2022). “Can Institutional Support Improve Volunteer Quality? An Analysis of Online Volunteer Mentors”, Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations. 33, 641–655.
Mason, Dyana P. (2021) “NGOs, Institutional Logics and Hybridity in a Transnational Child Health Program,” International Journal of Community Well-Being. Advance Online Access at: https://doi-org.libproxy.uoregon.edu/10.1007/s42413-021-00131-9.
Kim, Mirae and Dyana P. Mason (2020). “Are You Ready: Financial Management, Operating Reserves and the Immediate Impact of COVID-19 on Nonprofits,” Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, 49(6): 1191-1209.
Mason, Dyana P. and Jennifer A. Jones. (2020). “Teaching Advocacy in the Nonprofit Classroom: Three Pedagogical Approaches,” Journal of Nonprofit Education & Leadership, 10(4).
Mason, Dyana P. and Mirae Kim. (2020). “Nonprofit Governance Board Coaching Framework for Effective Performance: Staff Support, Board Knowledge, and Board Competencies,” Human Service Organizations: Management, Leadership, & Governance, 44(5): 452-468.
Kim, Mirae and Dyana P. Mason. (2020) “Government Funding and Fundraising: An Online Experiment of Nonprofit Leader Preferences and Personality,” Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting & Financial Management, 32(4): 605-622.
Jones, Jennifer A., Dyana P. Mason and Daniela E. Pereira. (2020). The Effectiveness of Embedded Writing in Teaching Nonprofit Advocacy, Journal of Nonprofit Education & Leadership, 10(2): 139-156.
Mason, Dyana P. (2020) Diversity and Inclusion Practices in Associations: A Resource-Dependent and Institutional Analysis, Journal of Public and Nonprofit Affairs, 6(1): 22-43.
Mason, Dyana P., Jones, Jennifer, Lindsey McDougle. (2019). Teaching Social Justice in Nonprofit Management Education: A Critical Pedagogy and Practical Strategies, Administrative Theory and Praxis, 41(4): 405-423.
Thier, Michael and Dyana P. Mason. (2019). Breaking Ranks? Differentiating Nominal Group Technique Scoring Approaches for Consensus and Prioritisation, International Journal of Research & Method in Education. 42(4): 428-441.
Kim, Mirae and Dyana P. Mason. (2017). Representation and Diversity, Advocacy, and Nonprofit Arts Organizations, Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, 47(1): 49-71.
Mason, Dyana P. and Michael Thier. (2018). Global Citizenship and the Study of International Nongovernmental Organizations, Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations, 29(2): 404-418.
Mason, Dyana P. (2017). A New Way to Measure Latent Constructs in Nonprofit Surveys: The Example of Political Ideology, Nonprofit Policy Forum 8(1): 91-110.
Mason, Dyana P. and Emily Fiocco. (2017). Crisis on the Border: Specialized Capacity Building in Nonprofit Immigration Organizations, Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations 28(3): 916-934.
Connolly, Jennifer and Dyana P. Mason. (2016). Ideology and Local Public Expenditure Priorities, Political Research Quarterly, 69(4): 830-841.
Mason, Dyana P. (2016). Common Agency in Nonprofit Advocacy Organizations: Theory and Evidence from California, Nonprofit Management & Leadership 27(1): 11-26.
Mason, Dyana P. (2016). Recognition and cross-cultural communications as motivators for charitable giving: A field experiment, Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, 45(1): 192-204.
Mason, Dyana P. (2015). Advocacy in Nonprofit Organizations: A Leadership Perspective, Nonprofit Policy Forum, 6(3): 297-324.
Bertelli, Anthony A, Dyana P. Mason, Jennifer Connolly and David Gastwirth. (2015). Measuring Agency Attributes with Attitudes Across Time: A Method and Examples Using Large-Scale Federal Surveys, Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory 2(2): 513-544.
Bertelli, Anthony A., Jennifer Connolly, Dyana P. Mason and Lilian Conover. (2014). Politics, Management and the Allocation of Arts Funding: Evidence from Public Support for the Arts in The United Kingdom, International Journal of Cultural Policy, 24(3): 341-359.
Mason, Dyana P. (2013). Putting Charity to the Test: A Case for Field Experiments on Giving Time and Money in the Nonprofit Sector, Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, 42(1): 193-202.
Mason, Dyana P. (forthcoming). Social Economy, Social Capital, NGOs and Community Development – A Gendered Perspective, in Research Handbook on Community Development, Rhonda Philips, (ed). New York: Edward Elgar Publishing.
Mason, Dyana P., Jennifer A. Jones, Lindsey McDougle and Ceclia Suarez (forthcoming). The Critical Pedagogy of Nonprofit Management Education: Teaching for Social Justice, in Teaching Nonprofit Management, Heather Carpenter and Karabi Bezboruah (eds). New York: Edward Elgar Publishing.
Kim, Mirae, Dyana P. Mason and Huafang Li. (2017). Charitable Giving and Fundraising in Experiments in Public Administration Research: Challenges and Contributions, eds. Sebastian Jilke, Oliver James and Gregg Van Ryzin, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
- Executive Director, Capital Pride Alliance, 2009-2010
- Executive Director, Equality Virginia, 2003-2008
- Field Director, The Commonwealth Coalition, 2006 (concurrent to Equality Virginia duties)
- Field Organizer and Membership Organizer, Human Rights Campaign, 2000-2003
- Major Donor Associate and Citizen Outreach Director, Fund for the Public Interest, 1993-2000
AWARDS AND RECOGNITION
2018 - Awarded $134,000, with Prof. Saurabh Lall, by Innovation Growth Lab to support experimental research on Mentoring and Matchmaking.
2017 – Awarded $44,000 from the American Society of Association Executives Foundation (ASAE) for the study “Diversity, Inclusion, and Underrepresentation: The Role Associations Play in Growing Diversity In the Professions they Represent.”
2017 – Awarded $4800 from the Underrepresented Minority Program Grant, University of Oregon for the study “Institutional Logics, Hybridity and Women’s Empowerment in an International Development Program”
2017 – Awarded $6000 from the Center for the Study of Women in Society, University of Oregon for the study “Institutional Logics, Hybridity and Women’s Empowerment in an International Development Program.”
2016 - Awarded $4380 from the Kvarsten Faculty Development Grant and Underrepresented Minority Program Grant.
2015 – Selected as Teacher of the Year by students in the Department of Planning, Public Policy and Management.
2015 – Selected to participate in UO Working Group on Teaching and Learning
2014 – Awarded $2000 New Faculty Research Award2014-2015 - Selected to participate as a Faculty Fellow in the University of Oregon's Center on Diversity and Community.
2013-2014 – Awarded USC Graduate School Dissertation Completion Fellowship.
2013 – Participated in AoM Public and Nonprofit Division doctoral consortium, Florida.
2012 – Participated in first doctoral consortium at ISTR meeting, Siena, Italy.
2012 – Herbert Kaufman Award from the American Political Science Association for the best public administration paper at the 2011 Annual Meeting.
2010 – 2013 Awarded USC Price School of Public Policy Ph.D. Graduate Fellowship.
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