Dr. Kathryn Webb-Farley

Dr. Kathryn Webb-Farley joined the Department of Government & Justice Studies in 2014. She received a Ph.D. in 2011 and M.P.I.A. in 2006 from Virginia Tech. Dr. Webb-Farley serves as the Coordinator of our Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management.  She has published articles in Administration & Society, VOLUNTAS, Public Organization Review, and the Journal of Appalachian Studies. Previously, she was a Presidential Management Fellow, working primarily with the U.S. Department of Transportation and worked for a number of nonprofits, including the Smithsonian Institution and University of Virginia. When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband and cats, exploring the Blue Ridge Parkway, and visiting her family farm in Virginia.

Areas of Expertise & Interest:
• Nonprofit management
• Public engagement
• Administration and accountability in hybrid organizations
• Philanthropy in nonprofit and hybrid organizations

Education:
• Ph.D. in Public Administration, Virginia Tech
• M.A. in Public and International Affairs, Virginia Tech
• B.S., Agricultural Economics, Virginia Tech

Courses Taught:

  • Graduate courses:
    • Seminar in Public Administration 
    • Nonprofit Management 
    • Grants Management and Strategies 
  •  Undergraduate courses
    • American National Government and Politics
Title: Assistant Professor of Public Administration
Department: Department of Government and Justice Studies

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-6700

Fax: (828) 262-2947

Office address
351G Anne Belk Hall

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