Arizona State University’s Downtown Phoenix Campus

2019 conference schedule

Pre- and post-conference activities


The conference begins at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, April 26 (registration begins at 3 p.m.), and concludes at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 27. The following agenda is a draft and subject to change. All conference locations are on or within walking distance of Arizona State University’s Downtown Phoenix Campus.

Locations and map

Location key1. WH – Westward Ho, 618 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, Friday 3pm
2. UCENT – University Center, 411 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, Friday 4:30pm
3. Phoenix Public Market – 14 E. Pierce St., Phoenix, Friday 4:30pm
4. BCLS – Beus Center for Law and Society, 111 E. Taylor St., Phoenix, Saturday 7:45am

Friday, April 26

Day 1

3:00-3:30 p.m.Registration and Reception (Concho Room – WH)
3:30-4:30 p.m.Welcome and Opening Perspectives (Concho Room – WH)
Robert Ashcraft, Arizona State University
Will Brown, Texas A&M University
Jonathan Koppell, Dean, Arizona State University Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions
4:30-4:45 p.m.Break and Transition to UCENT Building (UCENT 411 N Central Avenue)
4:45-6:00 p.m.Concurrent Sessions #1

UCENT Room 253 – Chair: Lili Wang
Are All Types of Social Support Equally Effective? Exploring Instrumental, Informational, and Emotional Support’s Relative Impact and Multiplicative Affects
Author: Alison Caliendo, University of Nevada-Las Vegas Co-author: Mark Preston

Measuring Impact: Can the Content of Codes of Conduct Encourage Impact Measurement among NGOs?
Author: Mary Kay Gugerty, University of Washington Co-authors: George Mitchell, Francisco Santamarina

Revenue Sources Matter to Nonprofit Communication? An Examination of Museum Communication and Social Media Engagement
Author: Jiwon Suh, University of Texas

Supervisor Support, Dependent Care, and Nonprofit Employees’ Job Attitudes: Examining Interactive Effects
Author: Jessica Word, University of Nevada-Las Vegas Co-author: Mark Preston

UCENT Room 259 – Chair: Laurie Paarlberg
Indiana Nonprofits: Information Technology Resources and Challenges
Author: Kirsten Grønbjerg, Indiana University Co-authors: Payton Goodman, Sarah Dyer

Examining the Association Between State Lobbying Regulations and Nonprofit Lobbying Expenditures
Author: Kevin Ward, Seattle University Co-authors: Nathan Grasse, Jesse Lecy

Finding the Community in the Community Foundation: A Critical Analysis of the Community Foundation Value Proposition
Author: Colton Strawser, University of San Diego

The Effect of Giving Tuesday on Year-end Giving
Author: Danielle Vance-McMullen, University of Memphis Co-author: Nathan Dietz

UCENT Room 261 – Chair: Laura Dietrick
Native-focused Philanthropy: An Assessment of Native Organizations Seeking Major Foundation Support
Author: Cheryl Ellenwood, University of Arizona

Leaving a Legacy: Mixed-methods Research on Planned Giving Donors
Author: Elizabeth Dale, Seattle University Co-authors: Suzanne Walker, Margaret Fielder

Systemic Change in Public Health: Ellen G. White’s Collective Action Model for Nonprofit and Social Enterprise Collaborations
Author: Rodney Machokoto, Arizona State University

Use of Emotion in Mission Statements Increases Donations and Volunteers
Author: Pamela Paxton, University of Texas Co-authors: Kristopher Velasco, Robert Ressler
6:00-6:45 p.m.Break
6:45-7:00 p.m.Walk to Dinner
7:00 p.m.Dinner – (Phoenix Public Market Patio)

Saturday, April 27

Day 2

7:45-8:30 a.m.Continental Breakfast and Networking (BCLS 544)
8:30-9:45 a.m.Concurrent Sessions #2

BCLS Room 550 – Chair: Laurie Mook
Nonprofit Decision-making and Collaboration in Disaster Relief Effort: The Case of Florida VOAD
Author: Lili Wang, Arizona State University Co-authors: Brian Gerber, Melanie Gall, Hyunrang Han

Analyzing the Indiana Nonprofits Survey: Program Evaluation
Author: Kirsten Grønbjerg, Indiana University Co-authors: Noah Betman, Hannah Martin

Exploring Innovations in Nonprofit Advocacy Research Methods: A Systematic Review of the Literature
Author: Kevin Ward, Seattle University Co-authors: Rachel Fyall, Dyana Mason

Classification of Nonprofit Organizations: A Supervised Machine-learning Approach
Author: Ji Ma, University of Texas-Austin Co-author: Isha Kanani

BCLS Room 555 – Chair: Mary Kay Gugerty
An Institutional Analysis of Sexual Violence Programs
Author: Robin Mendoza, University of Nevada-Las Vegas

Filling the Gap: The Role of Voluntary Contributions and Parcel Taxes in Supplementing K-12 Spending in California
Author: Sarah Hill, California State University Co-author: Shelly Arsenault, D. Roderick Kiewiet

Spacial Proximity to Community Organizations and Individual Outcomes: Examining Juvenile Reoffending in the Phoenix Area
Author: Kendra Thompson-Dyck, University of Arizona

Are High-control Jobs Gendered? Testing a New Nonlinear Interactive Model on a Sample of Nonprofit Human Service Employees
Author: Mark Preston, University of Nevada-Las Vegas Co-author: Jessica Word
9:45-10:15 a.m.Break
10:15-11:30 a.m.Concurrent Sessions #3

BCLS Room 550 – Chair: Jesse Lecy
The Evolution of Online Crowdfunding Networks: Inter-organizational Relations Mediated by New Technologies
Author: Shengnan Yang, Indiana University

Organizational Adaptation in Community Philanthropy: Mission Change in local United Ways and Community Foundations
Author: Jin Ai, Indiana University Co-authors: Laurie Paarlberg, Megan LePre-Schloop, Yue Ming

Using Thiessen Polygons to Estimate Nonprofit Service Area: An Application of Federally Qualified Community Health Center data from the Uniform Data System
Author: Marcus Lam, University of San Diego

Incentivising Charity Accountability: A Cross-national Examination of Serious Incident Reporting
Author: Alasdair Rutherford, University of Stirling Co-author: Diarmuid McDonnell

BCLS Room 555 – Chair: Jessica Word
Background Risk and Nonprofit Endowment Portfolio Volatility
Author: Ellie Qu, Texas A&M

Nonprofit Data Management – A Stage Model
Author: Ashley Hall, University of Nevada-Las Vegas

Exploring Schedule N of Forms 990 and 990-EZ to Study Nonprofit Closure
Author: Tania Hernandez, Arizona State University

An Exploration of the Capital Structure of Faith-Based Organizations: Background Risk and Nonprofit Portfolio Volatility
Author: Sharon Kioko, University of Washington Coauthors: Min Su and Nicholas Harvey

BCLS Room 655 – Chair: Elizabeth Castillo
Evaluating Nonresponse Bias for a Hypernetwork Sample Generated from a Probability-Based Household Panel
Author: Ipek Bilgen, University of Chicago-NORC Co-authors: Brad Fulton, Vicki Pineau, J. Michael Dennis, David King

Engaged Scholarship to Understand African-American Giving Circles
Author: Julia Carboni, Syracuse University

The Embedded Political Elites in China: Integrating Civil Society into Authoritarian Regime
Author: Ji Ma, University of Texas-Austin

Linear Panel Data Analysis in Nonprofit Studies: Embracing the Potential of Longitudinal Data
Author: Jessica Berrett, North Carolina State University Co-authors: Yuhao Ba, Jason Coupet
11:30-11:45 a.m.Break
11:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m.Catered Lunch and Presentation (BCLS 544)
Presentation of a test dataset for using machine learning to classify nonprofit missions/activities using text from tax forms or websites. Contest Launch!
Jesse Lecy, Arizona State University
Ji Ma, University of Texas-Austin

Announcement of national contest to design a social enterprise strategy for the Arizona Opera. Contest Launch!
Mark Hager, Arizona State University
1:00-1:15 p.m.Break
1:15-2:30 p.m.Concurrent Sessions #4

BCLS Room 550 – Chair: Mark Hager
Mind the Data Gap: Remapping U.S. Community Foundations
Author: Colton Strawser, University of San Diego

Not Only Benefiting Others: Volunteering as an Enhancement to Individual Career Outcomes
Author: Qingqing Wang, Arizona State University Co-author: Barry Bozeman

Resilience and Community: A Story of Charter School Closure
Author: Hannah Hertenstein, University of Arizona

Collaborative Governance in Oregon: A Network of Networks Approach
Author: Julia Carboni, Syracuse University Co-authors: Tina Nabatchi, Bobby Cochran

Helmets Off: An Exploratory Investigation Into the Philanthropic Activity of Professional Athletes
Author: Eugena Anderson, University of San Diego

BCLS Room 555 – Chair: Elizabeth Dale
Governing for Whom? The Link Between Representative Governance, Segregation, and the Achievement Gap in North Carolina’s Charter Schools
Author: Emily Finchum-Mason, University of Washington Co-author: Jessica Hale

Measuring Size and Scope: What Measurements Matter and How Do You Find Them?
Author: Nicole Collier, Texas A&M Co-author: William Brown

Examining Governing Boards and Organizational Outcomes: Looking to Educational Organizations
Author: Nathan Grasse, Carleton University Co-author: Michael Ford

Improving the Trustworthiness of Qualitative Analysis in Nonprofit Sector Research: The Formative Influences Timeline
Author: Jennifer Jones, University of Florida Co-author: Robert Donmoyer
2:30-2:45 p.m.Break
2:45-3:30 p.m.Closing Remarks/Reflections (BCLS 544)
Joe Galaskiewicz, University of Arizona

Arizona State University – Downtown Phoenix Campus