About the Journal
The Journal of Public and Nonprofit Affairs (JPNA) is a peer-reviewed, open source journal sponsored by the Center for Public Affairs Research at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. The journal is published by the Midwest Public Affairs Conference (MPAC). JPNA focuses on providing a connection between the practice and research of public affairs. This is accomplished with scholarly research, practical applications of the research, and no fees for publishing or journal access. JPNA publishes research from diverse theoretical, methodological, and disciplinary backgrounds that addresses topics related to the affairs and management of public and nonprofit organizations. ISSN: 2381-3717
📢 JPNA is on the move! JPNA's own Editor-in-Chief Dr. Deborah A. Carroll has been named Director of the Government Finance Research Center in the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs at the University of Illinois Chicago where she will also hold a faculty appointment in the Department of Public Administration. Her appointment, which received approval by the University of Illinois Board of Trustees July 22, becomes effective August 16, 2021.
📢 JPNA congratulates editorial board members Dr. Khaldoun AbouAssi (American University) and Dr. Tina Nabatchi (Syracuse University) for their elections to the Public Management Research Association's Governing Board!!!
📢 New in 2021: Advanced Online Publication of accepted manuscripts! Read more here.
📢 We are pleased to announce the award for 2019 JPNA Best Article is presented to Building Capacity in Nonprofit Boards: Learning from Board Self-Assessments, by Dr. Judith L. Millesen (College of Charleston) and Dr. Joanne G. Carman (University of North Carolina, Charlotte). Read more here.
📢 JPNA congratulates editorial board member Dr. Norma Riccucci on being awarded the 2021 Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) Simon Award! Read more about the award here. Read more about Dr. Riccucci here.