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Huafang Li

CV | Research | Teaching | @lihuafang | 中文写作

I am an assistant professor of public and nonprofit management in the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA) at University of Pittsburgh where I research and teach public administration and nonprofit management. Proir to GSPIA@Pitt, I was an assistant professor at Grand Valley State University. I earned my PhD from Rutgers University, MPA from American University, and BA in Economics from Zhejiang University.

I am interested in research methods, public administration and nonprofit management, and comparative public administration with a focus on China. Currently, I am using mixed methods, such as machine learning and experiments, to study how public and nonprofit information influence coproduction and donation. My works appeared in Public Administration Review, Public Management Review, American Review of Public Administration, Nonprofit & Voluntary Sector Quarterly, among others.

My dissertation Information and Donations was awarded the Public Management Research Association Best Dissertation Award in 2017. I was awarded the GVSU Russell G. Mawby Faculty Fellow in Philanthropic Studies, the GVSU Outstanding Contribution in a Discipline Award (2021), the GVSU Distinguished Early Career Scholar Award (2020), the ASPA Founders’ Fellow (2020), and the ARNOVA Emerging Scholar Award (2016).

I am currently serving as a co-editor of Chinese Public Administration Review.

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You can reach me at: lihuafang@gmail.com @lihuafang Google Scholar.