Erica Walls (formerly Broadus) teaches students to formulate sustainable solutions to complex social problems. Her research and teaching focus on social entrepreneurship, U.S. social welfare policy, and global initiatives that promote gender equality. Erica has worked extensively in the for-profit, nonprofit, and public sectors in the areas of research, development, marketing, and evaluation. She has worked for large corporate entities, in higher education, and with a host of nonprofits, and has consulted for the Urban Institute, U.N. Foundation, U.S. Department of Labor, and Cancer Support Community. Erica advocates for women’s health and has led leadership programs on self-esteem, goal-achievement, and strategic planning.
Edward A. Bouchet Graduate Honor Society
George Washington University Provost’s Graduate Fellowship, 2014-2019
Pi Alpha Alpha Global Honor Society for Public Affairs and Administration
IUPUI Lilly Family School of Philanthropy Alumni Association Scholarship
Social entrepreneurship, nonprofit management, corporate-social collaborations, women’s empowerment
Gender dynamics of social enterprise
Cordes, J., Steuerle, E., Dietz, N., Broadus, E. (2016). New ways of Creating social value. Nonprofits and Government: Collaboration and Conflict, 263.
Barnow, B., Broadus, E. (2017). Career Pathways for Youth: Implementation Evaluation. U.S. Department of Labor Research Study.
Pandey, S. K., Pandey, S., Breslin, R., & Broadus, E. (2017). Public service motivation research program: Key challenges and future prospects. Chapter, 19, 314-332.
PhD in Social Policy & Gender Studies from The George Washington University Trachtenberg School of Public Policy & Public Administration
MPA in Nonprofit Management from Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs
BS in Marketing from Indiana University Kelley School of Business