David Campbell is Associate Professor in the Department of Public Administration, College of Community Affairs, Binghamton University. At the end of the last semester, he completed five-years as Department Chair. His area of expertise is nonprofit management and leadership. His recent research has addressed performance measurement in nonprofit organizations and relationships between nonprofit organizations and their funders. He has also done a range of work on philanthropy, including research on teaching philanthropy, that grew of his founding of Binghamton’s Philanthropy Incubator. He is currently working on studies related to philanthropy and giving behavior in Turkey, where he has worked with scholars at Koç University in Istanbul. Other research has addressed a variety of nonprofit management topics, including nonprofits in disaster (drawing on his experiences in New York after 9/11) and nonprofit mergers. He has published his work in a cross section of public administration journals.
Prior to coming to Binghamton, David Campbell worked in senior management positions in large human service organizations in New York City and Cleveland. He holds a Ph.D. from Case Western Reserve University, a master’s degree from Yale; his undergraduate degree is from Bates College.
In his own words, “The accreditation process has played an enormously helpful role in the development of the MPA Program at Binghamton. It has facilitated significant discussions about how we prepare future public service professionals and how we know we deliver value for them. I am grateful for the opportunity serve on COPRA and contribute to NASPAA’s important work.”