Grants, contracts, and awards

  • International Society for Third-Sector Research (ISTR) Award for Best Article published in Voluntas in 2012 (title: Non-Governmental and Not-for-Profit Organizational Effectiveness: A Modern Synthesis).
  • International Studies Association (ISA) Venture Grant for a workshop titled ‘INGOs by the Numbers: Innovations in Data Collection and Methods’ at the 2012 ISA Meetings in San Diego, March 31 (jointly with Elizabeth Bloodgood, Concordia University).
  • Principal Investigator, A Review of Plan USA’s Child-Centered Community Development (CCCD) Strategy (2011).
  • Senior Researcher, Global Health Advocacy and Policy Project (Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation), 2010-2013 (directed by Jeremy Shiffman, American University).
  • Principal Academic Advisor, ‘Strategy Evaluation Report of Plan Guatemala’s Country Strategic Plan 2010’ (Plan Guatemala).
  • Excellence in Graduate Education Faculty Recognition Award, 2009.
  • Co-Principal Investigator, ‘Transnational NGOs as Agents of Change: Towards Understanding Their Governance, Leadership and Effectiveness,’ National Science Foundation (NSF), Grant No. SES-0527679, 2005-08.