About the Journal
The Journal of Public and Nonprofit Affairs (JPNA) is a peer-reviewed, open source journal sponsored by the Center for Public Affairs Research at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. The journal is published by the Midwest Public Affairs Conference (MPAC). JPNA focuses on providing a connection between the practice and research of public affairs. This is accomplished with scholarly research, practical applications of the research, and no fees for publishing or journal access. JPNA publishes research from diverse theoretical, methodological, and disciplinary backgrounds that addresses topics related to the affairs and management of public and nonprofit organizations. ISSN: 2381-3717
📢 New in 2021: Advanced Online Publication of accepted manuscripts! Read more here.
📢 We are pleased to announce the award for 2019 JPNA Best Article is presented to Building Capacity in Nonprofit Boards: Learning from Board Self-Assessments, by Dr. Judith L. Millesen (College of Charleston) and Dr. Joanne G. Carman (University of North Carolina, Charlotte). Read more here.
📢 JPNA congratulates editorial board member Dr. Norma Riccucci on being awarded the 2021 Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) Simon Award! Read more about the award here. Read more about Dr. Riccucci here.
📢 CALL FOR PAPERS (CfP): Special Issue on Nonprofit Governance: Featuring Research From Early Career Scholars in Mentoring Partnerships with ARNOVA’s Section on Governance, click here to read the full CfP. Issue Editors: Dr. Alicia Schatteman, Northern Illinois University (email@example.com) and Dr. Yvonne Cafik Harrison, University at Buffalo, State University of New York (firstname.lastname@example.org). Abstracts due January 5, 2021 (DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 19, 2021). Manuscripts due May 1, 2021.