Faculty

Directors


Max Stephenson, Jr.

Director


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Research Areas:

  • Nonprofit/NGO governance, leadership, management & civil society
  • Public policy & policy theory
  • Peacebuilding, international development & democratization
  • Environmental politics, policy & planning

Mary Beth Dunkenberger

Senior Program Director,
Blacksburg


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Research Areas:

  • Connections between social programs, economic & community development
  • Organizational and program assessments
  • Policy and program innovations

Melony Price-Rhodes, Ph. D.

Senior Program Director,
Alexandria


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Research Areas:

  • Child welfare, revenue maximization, foster care and child protective services
  • Federal and state regulations affecting Federal Reimbursement Unit activities

Research Faculty

David Moore

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Research Areas:

  • Nonprofit/NGO & governance, leadership, management & civil society
  • Public policy & policy theory
  • Early childhood & workforce development
  • Organizational development & capacity building
Maya Berinzon
Research Associate

Research Areas:

  • Law & International Development
  • Comparative Law
  • Access to information
  • Regional focus in sub-Saharan Africa
Lyusyena Kirakosyan
VTIPG Senior Project Associate
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Suzanne Lo
Project Associate
Rachel Christensen
VTIPG Senior Project Associate
Nancy White
Senior Research Associate
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Research Areas:

  • Policy design
  • Administration
  • Nonprofit and nongovernmental organizational evaluations

Fellows

Don Back
VTIPG Senior Fellow
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Research Areas:

  • Higher Education Financing, Governance and Leadership
  • Higher Education Policy and Practice
  • Internationalization of Higher Education
  • International Development
Andy Morikawa
VTIPG Senior Fellow
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Martha Mead
VTIPG Fellow
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Minnis Ridenour
VTIPG Fellow,
Resource Development
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Research Areas:

  • Resource development
  • Financial management for governmental & nonprofit organizations
Edward Weisband
VTIPG Fellow, Endowed Chair,
Political Science
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Research Areas:

  • International monitoring regimes
  • Global accountabilities
  • Core international labor standard