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Laurie Mook

Associate Professor
Faculty, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 4020
Assoc Professor
Faculty, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 4020
Assoc Professor
Faculty, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 4020
Associate Professor
Faculty, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 4020
Biography

Laurie Mook is an associate professor in the nonprofit leadership and management program in the School of Community Resources and Development, and research associate at the Lodestar Center for Nonprofit Innovation and Philanthropy, at Arizona State University. Prior to moving to Arizona, Mook was co-director of the Social Economy Centre of the University of Toronto in Canada. She is co-author of "What Counts: Social Accounting for Nonprofits and Cooperatives" now in its second edition from Sigel Press, "Understanding the Social Economy: A Canadian Perspective" (University of Toronto Press, second edition published 2018) and "Understanding the Social Economy of the United States" (University of Toronto Press, 2015). Her latest edited book is "Accounting for Social Value" (University of Toronto Press, 2013). Mook's areas of interest are the social economy (nonprofits, co-operatives, and social enterprise), volunteerism and social accounting.

Education
  • Ph.D. Adult Education and Community Development, University of Toronto, Canada
  • M.Ed. Educational Policy Studies, University of Alberta, Canada
  • B.A.  International Development, University of Guelph, Canada

 

Research Interests

Nonprofit organizations, social accounting, social economy, social enterprises, volunteerism.
 

Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
NLM 520Financial & Resource Mgmt
NLM 540Strategic HR Management
CRD 795Continuing Registration
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
NLM 520Financial & Resource Mgmt
NLM 540Strategic HR Management
CRD 799Dissertation
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
NLM 520Financial & Resource Mgmt
NLM 540Strategic HR Management
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
NLM 520Financial & Resource Mgmt
NLM 590Reading and Conference
CRD 799Dissertation
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
NLM 520Financial & Resource Mgmt
NLM 540Strategic HR Management
NLM 595Continuing Registration
CRD 792Research
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
NLM 493Honors Thesis
NLM 590Reading and Conference
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
NLM 492Honors Directed Study
NLM 493Honors Thesis
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
NLM 492Honors Directed Study
NLM 493Honors Thesis
NLM 520Financial & Resource Mgmt
NLM 540Strategic HR Management
NLM 590Reading and Conference
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
NLM 380Financial Mgmt for Nonprofits
NLM 492Honors Directed Study
NLM 493Honors Thesis
NLM 520Financial & Resource Mgmt
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
NLM 492Honors Directed Study
NLM 493Honors Thesis
NLM 520Financial & Resource Mgmt
NLM 540Strategic HR Management
NLM 590Reading and Conference
Presentations
  1. The Social Procurement/Purchasing Project: Methodology. Presentation for the 11th Annual Association for Nonprofit and Social Economy Research (ANSER) conference, Regina, Canada, May 30-June 1, 2018.
  2. Conferencing in Review: 10 Years of Presentations at ANSER-ARES (with Luc Theriault). Presentation for the 11th Annual Association for Nonprofit and Social Economy Research (ANSER) conference, Regina, Canada, May 30-June 1, 2018.
  3. Training Youth for the Workforce through Work Integration Social Enterprises: Ontario Baseline Results (with Annie Luk). Presentation for the 11th Annual Association for Nonprofit and Social Economy Research (ANSER) conference, Regina, Canada, May 30-June 1, 2018.
  4. Do Credit Unions in Canada Serve Marginalized Communities? An Exploration of Credit Union and Bank Branching (with John Maiorano and Jack Quarter). Presentation for the 10th Annual Association for Nonprofit and Social Economy Research (ANSER) conference, Toronto, Canada, May 31-June 2, 2017.
  5. When Nonprofits Go to College: Learning from Campus Club Leaders (with Daniel Schugurensky). Presentation for the 10th Annual Association for Nonprofit and Social Economy Research (ANSER) conference, Toronto, Canada, May 31-June 2, 2017.
  6. Nonprofit Graduate Education 2.0. Roundtable presentation for the 10th Annual Association for Nonprofit and Social Economy Research (ANSER) conference, Toronto, Canada, May 31-June 2, 2017.
  7. Turning SROI on its Head. Presentation for the 9th Annual Association for Nonprofit and Social Economy Research (ANSER) conference, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, June 1-2, 2016.
  8. Pedagogy in Teaching Nonprofit Financial Management. Presentation for the 9th Annual Association for Nonprofit and Social Economy Research (ANSER) conference, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, June 1-2, 2016.
  9. Forms of Nonprofit Innovation in Food Bank Agencies: A Framework. Presentation for the 9th Annual Association for Nonprofit and Social Economy Research (ANSER) conference, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, June 1-2, 2016.
  10. E-participation in Online Invited Spaces: Closing the Gender Gap? Presentation for the 4th By the People: Participatory Democracy, Civic Engagement and Citizenship Education Conference, Tempe, AZ, December 4, 2015.
  11. Financial Management Pedagogies: From Case Studies, Matrix Maps, to Social Accounting. Roundtable Presenter. Presentation for the 44th Annual Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Associations (ARNOVA) conference, Chicago, November 19-21, 2015.
  12. Innovation, Inspiration and Strategy in Cross-Sectoral Partnerships: Innovations in Food Banking (with Alex Murdock and Marla Parker). Presentation for the 44th Annual Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Associations (ARNOVA) conference, Chicago, November 19-21, 2015.
  13. Assessing Partnerships among Food Bank Agencies. (with Chen-Yu Kao, Alex Murdock and Marla Parker). Presentation for the 44th Annual Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Associations (ARNOVA) conference, Chicago, November 19-21, 2015.
  14. Online Teaching Cases about Social Enterprises. Presentation for the 44th Annual Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Associations (ARNOVA) conference, Chicago, November 19-21, 2015.
  15. Furniture Bank: Approaches to Measuring Social Value (with Andrea Chan, Dan Kershaw & Nevine Sedki). Presentation for the 8th Annual Association for Nonprofit and Social Economy Research (ANSER) conference, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, June 3-5, 2015.
  16. The Public-Private Nature of Food Banks in the United States (with Marla Parker and Alex Murdock). Presentation for the 8th Annual Association for Nonprofit and Social Economy Research (ANSER) conference, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, June 3-5, 2015.
  17. Canadian Credit Unions and Banks: An Investigation of the Communities in Which They are Located (with John Maiorano and Jack Quarter). Presentation for the 8th Annual Association for Nonprofit and Social Economy Research (ANSER) conference, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, June 3-5, 2015.
  18. Teaching Financial Management for Nonprofits Roundtable. Presentation for the 8th Annual Association for Nonprofit and Social Economy Research (ANSER) conference, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, June 3-5, 2015.
  19. Examining Individual and Organizational Factors in the Interchangeability of Paid Staff and Volunteers: Perspectives of Volunteers (with Eddie Farrell, Antony Chum, Femida Handy, Daniel Schugurensky and Jack Quarter). Presentation for the 8th Annual Association for Nonprofit and Social Economy Research (ANSER) conference, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, June 3-5, 2015.
  20. ‘Feeding the Line’ and ‘Shortening the Line’: Food Banks and Food Security (with Marla Parker and Alex Murdock). Presentation at the West Coast Data Conference, San Diego, April 25, 2015.
  21. Market niche or market accommodation? The case of U.S. Credit Unions (with John Maiorano and Jack Quarter). Presentation for the 43rd Annual Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Associations (ARNOVA) conference, Denver, November 19-21, 2014.
  22. Nonprofit Integrated Social Accounting (NISA). Poster presented at the 43rd Annual Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Associations (ARNOVA) conference, Denver, November 19-21, 2014.
  23. Explaining the Propensity and Connection of Formal and Informal Volunteering in Canada (with Lili Wang and Femida Handy). Presentation for the 7th Annual Association for Nonprofit and Social Economy Research (ANSER) conference, Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada, May 28-30, 2014.
  24. Is There a Credit Union Difference? (with John Maiorano and Jack Quarter). Presentation for the 7th Annual Association for Nonprofit and Social Economy Research (ANSER)/Canadian Association for Studies in Cooperation (CASC) conferences, Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada, May 28-30, 2014.
  25. Social Value Measurement of Social Enterprises. Presentation for the 7th Annual Association for Nonprofit and Social Economy Research (ANSER)/Canadian Association for Studies in Cooperation (CASC) conferences, Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada, May 28-30, 2014.
  26. Teaching Cases for Social Purpose Enterprises: Furniture Bank. Presentation for the 7th Annual Association for Nonprofit and Social Economy Research (ANSER)/Canadian Association for Studies in Cooperation (CASC) conferences, Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada, May 28-30, 2014.
  27. Volunteer Research Update: From Research to Results (with Robert Ashcraft and Stephanie La Loggia). Arizona Governor’s Summit on Volunteerism and Service Learning, Glendale, December 6, 2013.
  28. Volunteering for Instrumental Reasons: Viva La Difference (with Femida Handy). Presentation for the 42st Annual Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Associations (ARNOVA) conference, Hartford, November 20-22, 2013.
  29. Volunteering to Enhance Employability: What is the Role of Contextual-level Precariousness? (with Antony Chum, Eddie Farrell, Femida Handy, Daniel Schugurensky and Jack Quarter). Presentation for the 42st Annual Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Associations (ARNOVA) conference, Hartford, November 20-22, 2013.
  30. Determinants of Replacement of Paid Labor by Volunteers: An Analysis of Organizational, Sectoral, and Individual Level Factors (with Antony Chum, Eddie Farrell, Femida Handy, Daniel Schugurensky and Jack Quarter). Presentation for the 42st Annual Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Associations (ARNOVA) conference, Hartford, November 20-22, 2013.
  31. Accounting for Volunteer Contributions. ASU Lodestar 21st Annual Conference on Sustainability Strategies, Phoenix, November 7, 2013.
  32. Business Done Differently: Unraveling the Complexity of Impact Measurement at Furniture Bank (with Andrea Chan and Susanna Kislenko). Presentation for the 6th Annual Association for Nonprofit and Social Economy Research (ANSER)/Canadian Association for Studies in Cooperation (CASC) conferences, University of Victoria, BC, Canada, June 5-7, 2013.
  33. A Comparative Study of Credit Unions in Canada and the US (with John Maiorano and Jack Quarter). Presentation for the 6th Annual Association for Nonprofit and Social Economy Research (ANSER)/Canadian Association for Studies in Cooperation (CASC) conferences, University of Victoria, BC, Canada, June 5-7, 2013.
  34. Replacement of Paid Employees by Volunteers in Nonprofit Organizations (with Antony Chum, Eddie Farrell, Femida Handy, Daniel Schugurensky and Jack Quarter). Presentation for the 6th Annual Association for Nonprofit and Social Economy Research (ANSER)/Canadian Association for Studies in Cooperation (CASC) conferences, University of Victoria, BC, Canada, June 5-7, 2013.
  35. Instrumental Volunteering and its Determinants (with Femida Handy, Antony Chum, Eddie Farrell, Daniel Schugurensky and Jack Quarter). Presentation for the 6th Annual Association for Nonprofit and Social Economy Research (ANSER)/Canadian Association for Studies in Cooperation (CASC) conferences, University of Victoria, BC, Canada, June 5-7, 2013.
  36. Charity Begins at Home: Informal Volunteering and Formal Volunteering in Canada (with Lili Wang and Femida Handy). Presentation for the 41st Annual Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Associations (ARNOVA) conference, Indianapolis, November 15-17, 2012.
  37. Interchangeability of Paid Labour and Volunteers in Nonprofit Organizations: Volunteers’ Perspectives (with Antony Chum, Femida Handy, Jack Quarter & Daniel Schugurensky). Presentation for the 41st Annual Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Associations (ARNOVA) conference, Indianapolis, November 15-17, 2012.
  38. An Interactive View of the Social Economy (with Jack Quarter). Presentation for the Theoretical Variations for Voluntary Sector Organizing Invited Workshop, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON, October 19-20, 2012.
  39. Interchangeability and Human Resource Management. Presentation for the 5th Annual Association for Nonprofit and Social Economy Research (ANSER)/Canadian Association for Studies in Cooperation (CASC) conferences, Waterloo, ON, May 30-June 1, 2012.
  40. Is There a Rural Tilt Among Credit Unions in the United States? (with Keita Demming and Jack Quarter). Presentation for the 5th Annual Association for Nonprofit and Social Economy Research (ANSER)/Canadian Association for Studies in Cooperation (CASC) conferences, Waterloo, ON, May 30-June 1, 2012.
  41. The Interchangeability of Paid and Volunteer Labour in the Canadian Context (with Antony Chum, Femida Handy, Jack Quarter & Daniel Schugurensky). Presentation for the 40th Annual Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Associations (ARNOVA) conference, Toronto, November 16-19, 2011. [Did not attend.]
  42. Trying to Understand the Rural Tilt among Co-operatives and Credit Unions (with Jennifer Hann and Jack Quarter). Presentation for the 4th Annual Association for Nonprofit and Social Economy Research (ANSER)/Canadian Association for Studies in Cooperation (CASC) conferences, Fredericton, NB, June 3, 2011.
  43. Volunteering: Canadian Perspectives (with Antony Chum, Femida Handy, Jack Quarter & Daniel Schugurensky). Presentation for the 4th Annual Association for Nonprofit and Social Economy Research (ANSER), Fredericton, NB, June 1, 2011.
  44. Impact of Length of Residency on Volunteering (with Lili Wang and Femida Handy). Presentation for the West Coast Data Conference, Tucson, April 29-30, 2011.
  45. Inviting the Community Back In: Volunteers Count. Presentation for Benchmark 3.5, San Diego, March 24-27, 2011.
Honors / Awards

2016 Outstanding Faculty Award for Research, School of Community Resources and Development, Arizona State University

2014 Outstanding Faculty Award for Service, School of Community Resources and Development, Arizona State University

2013 Honorable Mention, Best Article Award for article published from 2010 to 2012, Canadian Journal of Nonprofit and Social Economy Research

2013 Special Recognition, Office of the Governor, Summit on Volunteerism and Service-Learning and to the State of Arizona

2012 Nominated, Centennial Professorship Award, Arizona State University 

2008 Winner of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action Gabriel G. Rudney Memorial Award for Outstanding Dissertation in Nonprofit and Voluntary Action Research

2008 Dissertation selected by the University of Toronto as the university's representative for the Northeastern Association of Graduate Schools' Doctoral Thesis Competition

2007 Canadian Foundation for Innovation Leader’s Award 2007

2002-2006 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Doctoral Fellowship

Editorships

Associate Editor, Nonprofit Management & Leadership (2013 to 2018)

Section Editor, Research to Practice, E-Volunteerism: A Journal to Inform and Challenge Leaders of Volunteers (2011 - present)

 

 

 

Professional Associations

International Society for Third Sector Research (ISTR)

  • Conference proposal reviewer (2015, 2017)

Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA)

  • Track chair (2012, 2013, 2016)
  • Treasurer, Theories, Issues and Boundaries Special Interest Group (2010 - 2013)
  • Member-at-large, Theories, Issues and Boundaries Special Interest Group (2007 - 2009)

Association for Nonprofit and Social Economy Research (ANSER-ARES)

  • Vice-President (2018 - current)
  • Secretary (2012 - 2018)
  • Awards committee member (2010 - 2012)
  • Conference committee member (2008 - present)
  • Founding member