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Femida Handy, PhD

Professor, School of Social Policy and Practice; Affiliated Faculty, Organizational Dynamics

Dr. Femida Handy's research and teaching focus on the economics of the nonprofit sector, volunteering, philanthropy, nonprofit entrepreneurship and micro-finance. She is the author of articles on all aspects of the nonprofit sector including international comparative scholarship on volunteering. She has co-authored and edited several books including The Palgrave Handbook on Global Philanthropy and is co-authoring a new book tentatively titled The Practice and Promise of Philanthropy in India. She has also written on environmental issues, including a children's book on the ecological footprint. Femida has published award-winning articles in scientific journals on a variety of nonprofit-related topics. She is in her second term as Editor-in-Chief of Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, the premier journal in the field. She received her PhD in Environmental Studies from York University in Toronto, Canada.

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