Michelle Dawn Shumate

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Michelle Shumate investigates the dynamics of interorganizational networks designed to impact large social issues, developing and testing theories to visualize, understand, and enable effective interorganizational networks in a variety of contexts including nongovernmental organization (NGO)-corporate partnerships, development and disease NGOs, expert-NGO partnerships in sustainable development, and interorganizational networks for healthy communities.

Education/Academic qualification

Communication, PhD, University of Southern California

… → 2003

Communication, MA, University of Southern California

… → 2003

Communication, BA, Pepperdine University

… → 1999

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Grants 2012 2021

earning a doctorate
communication technology
information technology
Non-governmental organizations
Collaborative research
Semantic network
Mental models
non-governmental organization
network analysis
integrative teaching
social network

Research Output 2004 2020

social responsibility
Sustainable development

Developing and Validating a Capacity Instrument for Chinese and U.S. NGOs

Fu, J. S. & Shumate, M., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
non-governmental organization
popular initiative
institutional factors
social issue
3 Citations (Scopus)

How does a board of directors influence within- and cross-sector nonprofit collaboration?

Ihm, J. & Shumate, M., Jun 1 2019, In : Nonprofit Management and Leadership. 29, 4, p. 473-490 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nonprofit sector
Board of directors
Management research
Human capital
Human and social capital

How Does NGO Partnering Change Over Time? A Longitudinal Examination of Factors That Influence NGO Partner Selection

O’Brien, N. F., Pilny, A., Atouba, Y. C., Shumate, M., Fulk, J. L. & Monge, P. R., Dec 1 2019, In : Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly. 48, 6, p. 1229-1249 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

non-governmental organization
party organization
civil society
Partner selection
social network