Jasmine McGinnis Johnson

Jasmine McGinnis Johnson
Title:
Associate Professor of Public Policy and Public Administration
Office:
601E
Address:
School of Media and Public Affairs
805 21st St. NW
Washington, DC 20052
Phone:
202-994-6295
Fax:
202-994-6792

Professor Jasmine McGinnis Johnson has committed much of her life to the nonprofit sector and disentangling how it works. In her current research, Johnson analyzes the distribution of grants from philanthropic foundations to nonprofits organizations and the process by which these funds are allocated.

Current Research

Philanthropy
International grantmaking
Governance
Wage equity

Education

PhD, Public Policy and Administration, Georgia State University and
Georgia Institute of Technology
MPA, University of Georgia
BA, Sociology, Emory University

Publications

Selected Recent Publications

“The State of Diversity,” Stanford Social Innovation Review. Commissioned to write this article by the D5 Coalition, a group of more than 50 foundations and practitioners working on a five-year initiative to advance philanthropy’s diversity, equity, and inclusion.

“A Call to Action: Investigate the Impact of Diversity on Philanthropy,” D5 Coalition research. Commissioned to write this article by the D5 Coalition, a group of more than 50 foundations and practitioners working on a five-year initiative to advance philanthropy’s diversity, equity, and inclusion.

“An Analysis of Gender Pay Disparity in the Nonprofit Sector: An Outcome of Labor Motivation or Gendered Jobs?,” with Lewis Faulk, Lauren Hamilton Edwards, and Gregory B. Lewis,  Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, 2011 Impact Factor: 0.899

“Voluntary Organizations,” with Dennis Young and Lewis Faulk, Handbook on the Economics of Philanthropy, Reciprocity and Social Enterprise, Editors: Luigino Bruni and Stefano Zamagni. Publishers: Edward Elgar Publishers

Selected Recent Presentations

“Maintaining Human Services through Economic Turmoil: Interdependence versus Government Dependence,” with Lewis Faulk and Susannah Bruns Ali,  Association for Research on Nonprofit Organization and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA)

“Scaling Up: An Analysis of Rapid Growth with Government Funding,” with Lewis Faulk and Susannah Bruns Ali, Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management (APPAM)

“A Partial Theory of Nonprofit Success in Grant Markets,” with Lewis Faulk and  Jesse D. Lecy, Association for Research on Nonprofit Organization and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA)

“Public Power in Private Foundations: Determinants of Decision Making Authority in Grantmaking Organizations,” Association for Research on Nonprofit Organization and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA)

Philanthropy Track Discussant at Annual Conference, Association of Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action

“Advancing the Study of Foundation Grantmaking: Theoretical and Empirical Approaches,” Association of Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action, Organized a conference panel for ARNOVA. Participants include Laurie Paarlberg (University of North Carolina, Wilmington), Lewis Faulk (American University), Jesse Lecy (Georgia State University), and David Suarez (University of Southern California) with Dennis Young (Georgia State University), moderating.

“Public Value Failures? Public-Private Value Tensions in Community Foundations with the Growth of Donor Advised Funds,” with Lewis Faulk, Creating Public Values Conference

“Foundation Grantmaking Strategy in Practice,” with Stefan Einnarson and Hanna Schneider,  International Society for Third Sector Research (ISTR)

“Social Networks and Philanthropy: The Impact of Board Network Structures on Nonprofit Grant Success,” with Jurgen Williems, Lewis Faulk and Amanda Janis,  International Society for Third Sector Research (ISTR)