Mirae Kim (@MiraeKim_npo) is a tenure-track faculty member at the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies (Georgia State University). She moved to Atlanta after working as a tenure track faculty member at Harry S Truman School of Public Affairs (University of Missouri) for several years. She earned her PhD in public management from Rutgers School of Public Affairs and Administration (advisor: Gregg G. Van Ryzin) and a master's degree from Carnegie Mellon University. Before coming to the States, She earned her Bachelor's degree in English Literature from Seoul National University in South Korea and spent over a year at Auckland University in New Zealand as an exchange student.

Her research interests include nonprofit financial management, the role of nonprofits in civil society, nonprofit arts management, cultural policy, and interorganizational partnerships. Her research has been widely pusliehd in the Public Administration Review, Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, Nonprofit Management and Leadership, American Review of Public Administration, Administration & Society and Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting & Financial Management. During her doctoral years at Rutgers, she served as a managing editor of Civic Engagement Magazine that seeks to deepen the discourse about, and underscore our shared commitment to, public service. She was also a member of the 2014 Penn Social Impact Doctoral Fellows Program under the direction of Dr. Peter Frumkin.

Currently, she is serving as an associate editor on the editorial board of the Journal of Public and Nonprofit Affairs (JPNA). She also serves the International Review of Public Administration (IRPA) as an associate editor.

Please feel free to contact her via an email ( or, should you have any question about her research. Note that her Missouri email is no longer available.

Twitter handle @MiraeKim_npo


Latest News

[Nonprofit Times Podcase Episode]

Mirae Kim was interviewed by Nonprofit Times on the podcast episode, "Too Many Nonprofits or Not + Nonprofit Collaboration?" on September 15.  

[Received the 2018 NVSQ Best Article Award]

Mirae Kim's single authored article has been selected as the co-winnder of this year's Outstanding Article in Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly (NVSQ). See the announcement here.

[New article accepted for publication in the ROPPA journal]

A new article "Caught Between Volunteerism and Professionalism: Support by Nonprofit Leaders for the Donative Labor Hypothesis" with Étienne Charbonneau has been accepted for publication in the Review of Public Personnel Administration.

[New article accepted for publication in the PPMR journal]

A new article "Challenges in the Use of Performance Data in Management: Results of a National Survey of Human Service Nonprofit Organizations" with Cleopatra Charles and Sarah Pettijohn has been accepted for publication in the Public Performance and Management Review.


*** Last Update: November 30, 2018