Profile of the editor,
Dennis R. Young
Dennis R. Young is Professor in the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences with a secondary appointment as Professor in the Economics Department of the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU). He received a Ph.D. in Engineering-Economic Systems from Stanford University in 1969 and was Professor in the Harriman School of Policy Analysis and Management at the University at Stony Brook in New York before joining the CWRU faculty in 1988. From 1988 to 1996 he was Director of the Mandel Center for Nonprofit Organizations, where he led the development of graduate and executive education, research and community service programs in the emerging field of nonprofit organization management. He is founding editor of the journal Nonprofit Management and Leadership and currently serves on the editorial board of The American Review of Public Administration. He was president of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA) in 1999-2000 and currently serves on the board of the Council of International Programs-USA and the Supervisory Council of the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law.
Mr. Young is also founding CEO of the National Center on Nonprofit Enterprise (NCNE). NCNE helps managers and leaders of nonprofit organizations by offering current and relevant knowledge on critical economic and business decision-making issues. Through an extensive network of academic, business, and nonprofit practice leaders, managers, and consultants, NCNE consolidates, interprets, synthesizes, and disseminates theory, research, and practical managerial experience.