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      Alicia Schatteman is a nonprofit scholar, practitioner, and educator. She is currently an associate professor and has also been an independent nonprofit consultant for over 10 years.  She has done both research and consulting in a number of settings, including government, nonprofit and higher education.  Her work is published in academic journals, and she presents regionally, nationally, and internationally at academic and non-academic conferences, workshops, lectures, and seminars.  She holds a doctorate degree in public administration from the School of Public Affairs and Administration at Rutgers University; an M.S. in Communications Management from Syracuse University; an M.A. in Canadian Studies from Trent University and a B.Soc.Science in public policy and public management from the University of Ottawa. 

     She has taught in higher educational institutions since 2002 including Kean University, Rutgers University, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, and Northern Illinois University since 2010.  She is a former nonprofit executive director and has over 10 years of experience in the nonprofit and public sectors in Canada and the United States.   Her work focuses on nonprofit organizational resilience, in particular, the areas of strategic planning, financial management, and performance measurement. She has received several teaching and research awards at her institution and within her academic professional organizations. She serves on the editorial board for the Journal of Public Affairs Education and Collaborations:  A Journal of Community-Based Research and Practice.  She serves her community as a board member of several civic organizations.  Alicia lives in Sugar Grove, Illinois with her husband and six children.