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Lili Wang is Associate Professor of Nonprofit Leadership and Management in the School of Community Resources and Development. Before joining ASU, she worked at the Taubman Center for Public Policy at Brown University.

 

Her research focuses on individual philanthropy (charitable giving and volunteering), institutional philanthropy, collaborative governance, and international NGOs.  She earned her Ph.D. in Public Administration at the University of Southern California with a study of social capital and community philanthropy. Her work on nonprofit studies has appeared in Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, Nonprofit Management & Leadership, Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations, and Public Management Review.

She has worked with several students in the College of Public Program's undergraduate research program, and has served as committee members for dissertations, theses and creative projects undertaken by students from the School of Community Resources and Development, School of Public Affairs, the Social Justice and Human Rights program, and the Barrett Honors College.

Courses

Summer 2015

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
NLM 220 Introduction to Nonprofit Orgs

Spring 2015

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
NLM 498 Pro-Seminar
NLM 499 Individualized Instruction
NLM 530 Program Eval & Info Mgmt
NLM 570 International NGO
NLM 590 Reading and Conference

Fall 2014

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
NLM 220 Introduction to Nonprofit Orgs
NLM 492 Honors Directed Study
NLM 530 Program Eval & Info Mgmt

Spring 2014

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
NLM 220 Introduction to Nonprofit Orgs
NLM 499 Individualized Instruction
NLM 570 International NGO
NLM 590 Reading and Conference

Fall 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
NLM 220 Introduction to Nonprofit Orgs
NLM 550 Philanthropy

Spring 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
NLM 499 Individualized Instruction
NLM 570 International NGO

Fall 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
NLM 220 Introduction to Nonprofit Orgs
NLM 550 Philanthropy:Theory & Practice

Spring 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
NLM 220 Introduction to Nonprofit Orgs
NLM 499 Individualized Instruction
NLM 570 International NGO
NLM 590 Reading and Conference

Summer 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
NLM 590 Reading and Conference

Spring 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
NLM 220 Introduction to Nonprofit Orgs
NLM 570 International NGO
NLM 590 Reading and Conference

Fall 2010

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
NLM 220 Introduction to Nonprofit Orgs
NLM 590 Reading and Conference

Publications and Other Intellectual ContributionsGoogle Scholar

  1. Saxton, Gregory D. and Wang, Lili. The Social Network Effect: The Determinants of Giving through Social Media. Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly (2014).

  2. Wang, Lili and Ashcraft, Robert F.. Organizational Commitment and Involvement: Explaining the Decision to Give to Associations. Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly (2014).

  3. Wang, Lili and Handy, Femida. Religious and Secular Voluntary Participation by Immigrants in Canada: How Trust and Social Networks Affect Decision to Participate. Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations (2014).

  4. Wang, Lili and Yoshioka, Carlton F.. Senior Volunteerism and Social Context: Implications for Volunteer Recruitment. The International Journal of Volunteer Administration (2014).

  5. Wang, Lili, Yoshioka, Carlton F., and Ashcraft, Robert F.. What Affects Hispanic Volunteering in the United States: Comparing the Current Population Survey, Panel Study of Income Dynamics, and the AIM Giving and Volunteering Survey. Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations (2013).

  6. Review of: Borders among Activists: International NGOs in the United States, Britain, and France. Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations (2013).

  7. Miller, Edward A., Wang, Lili, Feng, Zhanlian, and Mor, Vincent.. Improving Direct Care Compensation in Nursing Homes: Medicaid Wage Pass-Through Adoption, 1999-2004. Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (2012).

  8. Wang, Lili and Ashcraft, Robert F.. Needs Assessment and Curriculum Mapping: Enhancing Management Skills of the Nonprofit Workforce. Nonprofit Management and Leadership (2012).

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Presentations

  1. Wang, Lili and Yoshioka, Carlton F. Leaving an Estate to Religious Institutions or Charity? Who Thinks It’s Important?. the 42nd Annual Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA) Co. (Nov 2013).
  2. Saxton, Gregory D. and Wang, Lili. The Social Network Effect: The Determinants of Donations on Social Media Sites. The 63rd Annual International Communication Association. (Jun 2013).
  3. Wang, Lili and Ganapati, Emel N. Disasters and Social Capital: Exploring the Impact of Hurricane Katrina on Gulf Coast Counties. The 10th Annual West Coast Nonprofit Data Conference. (Apr 2013).
  4. Wang, Lili, Mook, Laurie, and Handy, Femida Charity begins at home: Informal volunteering and formal volunteering in Canada. The 41st Annual Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA) Co. (Nov 2012).
  5. Wang, Lili and Yoshioka, Carlton F Senior volunteerism: The impact of social context.. The 41st ARNOVA Conference. (Nov 2012).
  6. Wang, Lili and Ashcraft, Robert. Who gives to associations and why?. The 10th International Conference of the International Society for Third Sector Research (ISTR. (Jul 2012).
  7. Wang, Lili Foundations in the United States. at Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China. (Jun 2012).
  8. Wang, Lili Heath care system and health policy in the United States. at Eastern China Normal University, Shanghai, China. (Jun 2012).
  9. Fahey, Didi and Wang, Lili. Missing data: Differences of treatment and imputation between research and evaluation. The 9th Annual West Coast Nonprofit Data Conference. (Apr 2012).

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Research Activity Research Awards

  1. White,Dave Douglas * , Andereck,Kathleen L , Budruk,Megha S , Dallett,Nancy , Hirt,Paul Wayne , Nyaupane,Gyan P , Shockley,Gordon Eugene , Wang,Lili , Warren-Findley,Jannelle , . BLM Trail Cooperative Planning and Assessment. DOI-BLM (10/1/2010 - 9/30/2014).

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