Faculty ProfileSchatteman

Alicia M. Schatteman

Nonprofit Management, Performance Management, Public Communications, Social Media


Curriculum VitaePDF

Overview of Scholarly Activity:

Professor Schatteman is an assistant professor of nonprofit management in the Division of Public Administration and Department of Political Science.  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 nonprofit effectiveness and efficiancey.

Selected Publications:

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

2013: “It’s All About Performance: Does Public Funding Indicate Success for Arts Organizations?”, ARNOVA Annual Conference, Hartford, CT, November 21, 2013

2013: “State of Nonprofit Finance Research: Problems or Opportunities?”, ABFM Annual Conference, Washington, DC, October 4, 2013

2013: “Implications of State Funding on Arts Organizations” Midwest Political Science Annual Conference, Chicago, Illinois, April 12, 2013