Technology Adoption in Civic Engagement Leadership

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Technology Adoption in Civic Engagement Leadership

With the pandemic demanding new tools to engage volunteers in new ways, how willing are volunteer managers to use tech in their work?

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LBJ School Of Public Affairs 2300 Red River Street SRH 3.212 Austin, TX 78712

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**In-person room number has been changed to SRH 3.212**

Join the RGK Center and Mark Hager, PhD as he discusses his quest to investigate how the prevailing theory of technology engagement applies in the murky world of volunteer administration. With the pandemic demanding new tools to engage volunteers in new ways, how willing are volunteer managers to use technologies in their daily work?

Mark A. Hager is an associate professor in the School of Community Resources and Development at Arizona State University. From 2014 to 2021, he directed the ASU graduate program in nonprofit leadership and management. From 2015 to 2020, he served as editor-in-chief of Nonprofit Management & Leadership. Hager joined the faculty at ASU in 2008. Before moving to Phoenix, he was a senior research associate in the Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy at the Urban Institute, a Washington D.C. think tank. His research includes studies of the scope, dimensions, administration, and financial operations of and reporting by nonprofit organizations. Hager earned his doctorate in organizational sociology at the University of Minnesota with a study of the causes of nonprofit organization closure. Hager is a faculty affiliate of the ASU Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation and the ASU Center for Organization Research and Design (CORD).

This hybrid event is open to students, faculty, and nonprofit professionals. Boxed lunches will be provided for those in-person attendees who have registered on Eventbrite.

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