Heather L. Carpenter - Author
Dr. Heather Carpenter is Interim Executive Director of the Institute for Nonprofit Administration and Research, and the Director of the Master of Science in Nonprofit Administration program. at LSUS She holds a Ph.D. in Leadership Studies with an emphasis on Nonprofit and Philanthropic Leadership from the University of San Diego, and a Master of Management in Nonprofit Administration from North Park University in Chicago, Illinois.
She is the co-author of Nonprofit Crisis Management: Response to COVID-19 and The Talent Development Platform: Putting People First in Social Change Organizations as well as co-editor of the Teaching Nonprofit Management textbook. Dr. Carpenter also serves as Board Treasurer for the Nonprofit Academic Centers Council and is incoming co-editor of the Journal of Nonprofit Education and Leadership.
Nonprofit Crisis Management
This book presents a series of case studies of a diverse set of nonprofit organizations and their operations during the COVID-19 pandemic, shining a spotlight on the impact of the pandemic on communities served by these organizations – particularly those living at the margins of society. This book can be used in a nonprofit management course at the graduate or undergraduate level or in a course on emergency management.
Social Change and Nonprofit Management
This book is intended to be used in an eight week introductory course in nonprofit management in upper level undergraduate courses or at the graduate level. This introductory text is specifically written to familiarize students with nonprofit management techniques and approaches geared towards creating more just communities through social change.