Faculty ProfileSchatteman

Alicia M. Schatteman

Nonprofit Management, Performance Management, Public Communications, Social Media


Curriculum Vitae

Overview of Scholarly Activity:

Professor Schatteman is an assistant professor of nonprofit management in the Department of Public Administration and the Center for NGO Leadership and Development.  She received her BSSc in Public Administration from the University of Ottawa and an MA in Canadian Studies from Trent University, both in her native country of Canada.  After working for over 10 years in the government and nonprofit sectors, she received an MS in Communications Management from the Newhouse School at Syracuse University and Ph.D. in Public Administration from Rutgers University.  Prior to joining the faculty at NIU in the fall of 2010, she taught at Kean University, Rutgers University and John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City.  Her research and teaching interests are related to improving nonprofit performance focusing on strategic planning, performance management, volunteerism, financial management, and technology.

Selected Publications:

Schatteman, A. and Bingle, Ben (2015) “Philanthropy Supporting Public Agencies: An Analysis of Local Library Funding”, Journal of Nonprofit and Public Affairs, 1(2): 74-86.

Schatteman, A. (2014) “Academics Meets Action: Community Engagement Motivations, Benefits and Constraints” Journal of Community Engagement and Higher Education, Vol. 6, No 1: 17-30.

Schatteman, A.M. (2014) “Chapter 2: Outsourcing”, in Alternative Service Delivery, Kurt Thurmaier, ed. ICMA Press.

Schatteman, A. (2013) “Accountability of Nonprofit Organizations: To Whom and For What?” International Review of Public Administration, 18(3): 1-6.

Schatteman, A.M. (2012) “Online Citizen Participation:  A Case Study of Illinois Nonprofit Organizations” in The State of Citizen Participation in America, edited by Hindy Schachter and Kaifeng Yang. pp. 225-238, Information Age Publishing

Schatteman, A.M. (2010) “State of Ontario’s Municipal Performance Reports: A Critical Analysis”, Canadian Public Administration /Administration publique du Canada.  53(4): 531–550.

Schatteman, A.M. and Charbonneau, E. (2010) "A comparative study of municipal performance measurement systems in Ontario and Quebec, Canada", International Journal of Public Sector Performance Management, Special Issue on: "The Comparative Analysis of Local Government Performance Measurement Systems: A Global Perspective".  1 (4): 360-375.

Schatteman, A.M. (2008). "Public Performance Reporting: A Bibliographic Essay" Public Performance and Management Review.  32 (2): 307-325.

Most Recent Conference Papers

"When Good Intentions Are Not Good Enough: Performance Reporting of Nonprofit Organizations”, American Society for Public Administration Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, March 7, 2015

“By the Book:  Financing of Municipal Libraries in the United States”, Association for Budgeting and Financial Management Annual Conference, October 3, 2014

“Turning the Tables:  Nonprofit Organizations Supporting Public Agencies”, presented at ARNOVA Annual Conference, Denver, CO, November 20, 2014