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Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Sector Research Lab

Research Area and Methodology

Dr. Wiley researches nonprofit organizations and voluntary action while applying theories of organizational behavior and policy change. She has qualitative methodological expertise in interviews, document analysis, and media analysis. Critical pedagogy and theory is centralized in her teaching, advising, and research. Research assistants in her lab learn to apply qualitative methods to ethnographic, archival, and social media data with qualitative analysis software.

Select Active Research Projects

Examining the Survival Strategies of Publicly-funded Nonprofits During a Governmental Budget Crisis

Centralizing Black Students’ Voices During UF’s Crisis Response to COVID-19 and the BLM Movement

Interpreting Voluntary Action Portrayals on Television and Social Media

Select Publications and Reports:

Young, S. L., Wiley, K. K., & Searing, E. A. M. (2020). “Squandered in Real Time”: How Public Management Theory Underestimated the Public Administration–Politics Dichotomy. The American Review of Public Administration, 50(6–7), 480–488.

Wiley, K., Young, S., & Searing, E. (2020). The utility of the advocacy coalition framework in a regional budget crisis. Public Policy and Administration. 0(0) 1–26.

Wiley. K. (2019). Implementing Domestic Violence Policy: When Accountability Trumps Mission. Affilia. 0(0), 1-19.

Young, S., K. Wiley and E. Searing. (2019). When Politics and Public Administration Collide: The Impact On Human Service Delivery. Illinois Municipal Policy Journal. 4, 103-120.

Wiley, K. and F. Berry. (2018). Compassionate Bureaucracy: Assuming the Administrative Burden of Policy Implementation. Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly. 47(4S), 55S–75S.

Dooley, T. P. & Wiley, K. (2017). 2015 Community Service Block Grant Report and Program Evaluation, Spring 2017. Commissioned by the Illinois Association of Community Action Agencies.

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning: (*co-authored by student)

Wiley, K. and *K. Hott. (2020). Lost in Translation? Critical Pedagogy in the Online Classroom. Journal of Nonprofit Education and Leadership. 10(3), 246-261.

Wiley, K. (2019). Review of Leading in Place: Leadership Through Different Eyes by Rita Hilton and Rosemary O’Leary. Journal of Public Affairs Education. 26(1), 117-118.

Wiley, K. and F. Berry. (2015). Teaching Social Entrepreneurship in Public Affairs Programs: A Review of Social Entrepreneurship Courses in the Top 30 U.S. Public Administration and Affairs Programs.  Journal of Public Affairs Education. 21(3), 381-400.

Learn more about Dr. Wiley here.

Principal Investigator

Kimberly Wiley, PhD

Current Students:

Chelsea DeMasters Ph.D. Student

Gabriella Alexis B.S. Student

Terrence Vialva B.S. Student

Join the Lab:

Dr. Wiley is accepting four undergraduate students to her lab in Summer 2020 and Fall 2020 on a volunteer or course credit basis. To apply to volunteer, please complete the Undergraduate Research Application.

Contact: kimberlywiley@ufl.edu

(352) 273-3557

McCarty Hall D, Office 3002B

University of Florida

Gainesville, FL 32611

To Apply: Wiley Lab Application

Principal Investigator

Kimberly Wiley, PhD

Current Students:

Chelsea DeMasters Ph.D. Student

Gabriella Alexis B.S. Student

Terrence Vialva B.S. Student

Join the Lab:

Dr. Wiley is accepting four undergraduate students to her lab in Summer 2020 and Fall 2020 on a volunteer or course credit basis. To apply to volunteer, please complete the Undergraduate Research Application.

Contact: kimberlywiley@ufl.edu

(352) 273-3557

McCarty Hall D, Office 3002B

University of Florida

Gainesville, FL 32611

To Apply: Wiley Lab Application