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- Ph.D., Public Affairs, Indiana University, 2017
- M.A., Philanthropic Studies, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, 2013
- B.S., Environmental Science, Zhejiang University, 2010
- SPEA V362 Nonprofit Management and Leadership
- SPEA V600 Capstone for Public Affairs: Building Resilience (Teaching Assistant).
- Leadership, Organizing and Action: Leading Change, Harvard University (Teaching Fellow and Coach).
- Cheng, Y. “Nonprofit Spending and Government Provision of Public Services: Testing Theories of Government-Nonprofit Relationships.” R&R status at Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory.
- Cheng, Y. “Exploring the Role of Nonprofits in Public Service Provision: Moving from Co-production to Co-governance.” R&R at Public Administration Review.
- Cheng, Y. “Governing Public-Nonprofit Partnerships: Linking Governance Meaboration Stages.” R&R at Public Performance & Management Review.
- Cheng, Y., Yang, L. “How do Nonprofits Respond to Government Budget Cuts? Evidence from Local Parks and Recreation Services.” R&R status at Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly.
Nonprofit Management, Cross-sector Collaboration, Environmental Governance, State and Local Government Management, Urban Sustainability, Institutional Analysis, Mixed Methods Research
Honors & Awards
- Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA) Emerging Scholars Award, 2017
- Ostrom Research Award, 2017
- University of Pennsylvania’s Nonprofit Leadership Summer Doctoral Fellowship, 2017
- Pi Alpha Alpha Global Honor Society for Public Affairs and Administration, 2016
- Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA) Doctoral Fellowship Award, 2016
- Adam Smith Fellowship, the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, 2014-15
- The Vincent and Elinor Ostrom Workshop Fellowship, Indiana University Bloomington, 2013-14