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Grace Chikoto

Assistant Professor
 (414) 229-4635
 Bolton Hall 610B

Degrees

PhD., Public Policy, Georgia State University & Georgia Institute of Technology
M.P.A., Nonprofit Management, Georgia State University
B.A. Education (Hons), Africa University

Courses Taught

  • PolSci 387 – Seminar in American Politics, Introduction to Nonprofit Organizations
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  • PolSci 789 – Theory and Role of Nonprofit Organizations
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  • PolSci 958 – Seminar in Public Administration: International NGOS
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Research Interests

International NGOs and Government Funding; Measures of Organizational Autonomy

Teaching Interests

Policy Research Methods, Public Policy; Nonprofit Theory, Leadership and Management; International NGOs; Nonprofit Financing; and Evaluation Research

Selected Publications

Chikoto, Grace L. “Steering International NGOs through Time: The Influence of Temporal Structuring in Government Accountability Requirements.” Nonprofit Policy Forum.
Aguirre, Benigno E., Macias, Jesus M., Zhang, Qiang, Chikoto, Grace L., and . “Spontaneous Volunteering in Crisis and Disaster Situations.” Palgrave Research Handbook of Volunteering and Nonprofit Associations. Palgrave Macmillan, .
Munn-Giddings, Carol, Oka, Tomofumi, Borkman, Thomasina, Matzat, Jürgen, Montaño, Rolando Montaño, Chikoto, Grace L., and . “Self-help and Mutual Aid Group Volunteering.” Palgrave Research Handbook of Volunteering and Nonprofit Associations. Palgrave Macmillan, .
Harris, Bernard J., Morris, Andrew, Ascough, Richard S., Chikoto, Grace L., Elson, Peter R., Mcloughlin, John, Muukkonen, Martti, Tereza Pospíšilová, Tereza, Roka, Krishna, Smith, David H., Soteri-Proctor, Andri, Tumanova, Anastasiya, Yu, Pengjie, and . “History of Volunteering, Membership Associations, and the Voluntary Nonprofit Sector.” Palgrave Research Handbook of Volunteering and Nonprofit Associations. Ed. Smith, David H. Palgrave Macmillan, .
Chikoto, Grace L., and Neely, Daniel G. “Building Nonprofit Financial Capacity: The Impact of Revenue Concentration and Overhead Cost.” Nonprofit Voluntary Sector Quarterly, Sage Publications 43.3 (2014): 570-588.
Chikoto, Grace L., Sadiq, Abdul A., and Fordyce, Erin. “Disaster Mitigation and Preparedness in Organizations: Are Nonprofit Organizations More Prepared for Disasters than Public and Private Organizations?.” Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly 42.2 (2013): 391-410.
Chikoto, Grace L., and Halicki, Michael. “The Negotiated Space Framework: A Multi-Purpose Tool for Examining the Nonprofit Sector and Securing Sectoral Boundaries.” Nonprofit Management & Leadership 23.3 (2013): 347-365.
Chikoto, Grace L., and Sadiq, Abdul-Akeem. “Zimbabwe’s Emergency Management System: A Promising Development.” Comparative Emergency Management: Understanding Disaster Policies, Organizations, and Initiatives from Around the World.. Ed. McEntire, David A. (2012).
Fordyce, Erin, Sadiq, Abdul-Akeem, and Chikoto, Grace L. “Haiti’s Emergency Management: A Case of Regional Support, Challenges, Opportunities, and Recommendations for the Future.” Comparative Emergency Management: Understanding Disaster Policies, Organizations, and Initiatives from Around the World. Ed. McEntire, David A. (2012).
Chikoto, Grace L., and Halicki, Michael. ““Contextual Factors and Negotiating Spaces: Exploring the Emergence of Nonprofit and Hybrid Voluntary Organizations”.” Nonprofit Management & Leadership, Wiley Periodicals 23.3 (2012): 347-365.
Chikoto, Grace L., and Harvey, Nicholas. Fiscal Determinants of Clergy Executive Compensation. Academy of Management Annual Meeting, 2009.
Johnson, Janet, Ashley, Shena, Chikoto, Grace L., Ferguson, Christopher, and Bricker, Chase. Nonprofit Georgia: Geography. 2009.
Bourdeaux, Carolyn, and Chikoto, Grace L. “Legislative Influences on Performance Management Reform.” Public Administration Review 68.2 (2008): 253-265.
Chikoto, Grace L. Government Funding and INGOs’ Autonomy: A Tool-Choice Approach. Working Paper 07-06. Nonprofit Studies Program, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies., 2007.