Helen K. Wise - Author

Helen K. Wise, PhD,  is a professor of Sociology at Louisiana State University in Shreveport (LSUS).  She serves as the director of Applied Research for the Institute for Nonprofit Administration and Research at LSUS, where she consults with local nonprofit and health care organizations, develops and administers hiring and promotional exams, and conducts program evaluations. She teaches courses in research methods, race, class, and gender and nonprofit administration.

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.