Shailey Desai (since fall 2022)
Shailey Desai is a second-year BS student studying Law & Public Policy and International Studies. She is a research scholar from the IU Center for Women & Technology (CEWiT). Shailey is interested in social & economic policy and its correlation to inequality and wealth disparities in America.
Anna Doering (since fall 2021)
Anna Doering is a second-year MPA student concentrating in nonprofit management. Previously, she worked for an anti-trafficking nonprofit in Charlotte, NC and focused on research surrounding the missing and murdered Indigenous people's crisis. Anna is interested in nonprofit-government relationships as they pertain to gendered violence concerns.
Payton Goodman (since fall 2017)
Payton Goodman is a second-year MPA student, concentrating in nonprofit management. She returns to the project after working for the Center for Nonprofits and Philanthropy at the Urban Institute in Washington, D.C. Payton is interested in civil society, grassroots and advocacy organizations, nonprofit-government relationships, and nonprofit regulation.
Leslie Kutsenkow (since summer 2022)
Leslie Kutsenkow is a second-year MPA student, concentrating in nonprofit management. Previously, she has worked in the private sector, with expertise in tech and mergers and acquisitions. Leslie is interested in art therapy for mental health and terminal illness and nonprofit board management.
Shijirtuya Munkhbat (since summer 2021)
Shijirtuya Munkhbat is a second-year MPA student concentrating in policy analysis and nonprofit management. She has years of experience supporting nonprofit and governmental organizations domestically and abroad. Shijirtuya is interested in nonprofit management, economic development policy, governance, and international affairs.
Derek Schapiro (since spring 2023)
Derek Schapiro is a second-year MPA student, concentrating in environmental policy & natural resource management and nonprofit management. Previously, he has worked in the public sector, serving as a Peace Corps volunteer in Paraguay. Derek is interested in environmental education in the nonprofit sector.
Eric Schmidt (since summer 2023)
Eric Schmidt is a second-year MPA-MIS Student, concentrating in information science and systems. He works as a teaching assistant during the school year for various statistics-based courses. Eric is interested in statistics, data analysis, and nonprofit-government relationships.