Assistant Professor and Advisor to the Nonprofit and Community Leadership Concentration

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Education:

Yonsei University (2011), B.A. in Public Administration
Yonsei University (2013), M.P.A. in Public Administration
Syracuse University (2021), Ph.D. in Public Administration

Primary Research Interests:

nonprofit, public management, public policy, nonprofit boards, nonprofit governance

Bio

Nara's research focuses on nonprofit and public management and often draws on other areas such as public policy and social media technology. Her dissertation investigates questions related to nonprofit board interlock networks, which occur between nonprofits when they have overlapping board members. In this work, Nara examines how these board interlock networks emerge and how they influence board governance policy adoption. Prior to graduate school, Nara worked for a foundation on program evaluation where she designed and evaluated the education services program for secondary schools and nonprofit organizations.

Recent Publications

Yoon, N. (2022). The Drivers of Nonprofit Board Interlock: A Longitudinal Examination on Network Structure, Homophily, and Organizational Attributes. Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly. https://doi.org/10.1177/08997640211067519

Yoon, N. (2021). Nonprofit Board Governance Policy Adoption: Integration of Interorganizational Network and Institutional Perspectives. Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly. https://doi.org/10.1177/08997640211057452

Yoon, N., Hemsley, J., Smith, A., Simpson, E., & Eakins, J. (2022) Super-Amplifiers! The Role of Twitter Extended Party Networks in Political Elections. Policy & Internet. https://doi.org/10.1002/poi3.295

Rothbart, M. W., & Yoon, N. (2021). How Does Nonprofit Hospital Respond to Regulatory Changes? Evidence from Minimum Charity Care Provision Laws. Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory. https://doi.org/10.1093/jopart/muab025

Yoon, N. (2021). Understanding Theoretical Orientation and Consequences of Board Interlock: Integration and Future Direction. Nonprofit Management and Leadership, 31(4), 717-736. https://doi.org/10.1002/nml.21451

Brudney, J. L., & Yoon, N. (2021). Don’t You Want My Help? Volunteer Involvement and Management in Local Government. American Review of Public Administration, 51(5), 331-344.   https://doi.org/10.1177/02750740211002343

Brudney, J. L., & Yoon, N. (2021). Volunteers. In List R.A, Anheier H.K, and Toepler S. (eds.) The International Encyclopedia of Civil Society. New York: Springer.  https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-99675-2_153-1

Yoon, N. (2020). Understanding Theoretical Orientation and Consequences of Board Interlock: Integration and Future Direction. Nonprofit Management and Leadership. https://doi.org/10.1002/nml.21451

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