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Gordon Shockley

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

Gordon E. Shockley is an associate professor of social entrepreneurship in the School of Community Resources and Development at Arizona State University. He earned his doctorate in public policy at George Mason University’s School of Public Policy in 2006. Before returning to academia, he utilized his master's degree in management from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management (1998) in working for all levels of American government, including the finance division of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and the budget offices of Milwaukee County, Kentucky and Missouri. He also earned a master's degree art history at Arizona State University and a bachelor's degree with high honors in Ancient Greek and English literature from University of California-Los Angeles. His teaching and research interests concentrate on building the field of non-market entrepreneurship (specifically, social and policy entrepreneurship) as well as contributing to public policy modelling and the politics, economics, and sociology of the arts and humanities.  

Shockley publishes his research in many social-science journals, including Nonprofit & Voluntary Sector Quarterly, Journal of Arts Management, Law & Society, Public Administration Review, and Journal of Social Entrepreneurship. He also has produced many book chapters and an edited book, "Non-market Entrepreneurship: Interdisciplinary Approaches" (2008, Edward Elgar) and has recently submitted two new book projects.

He has served as chair and board member for several terms of the Social Entrepreneurship and Enterprise section of ARNOVA as well as board member of the Federalism and Intergovernmental Relations Section of APSA. He currently serves on the board of Social Theory, Politics and the Arts as well as on the editorial board of the journal Artivate: A Journal of Entrepreneurship in the Arts.  

Education
  • Ph.D. Public Policy, George Mason University 2006   
  • M.A. Art History, Arizona State University 2015
  • M.M. Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University 1998 
  • B.A. English and Ancient Greek Languages and Literatures (Latin and Roman Literature), Honors, Magna Cum Laude, University of California-Los Angeles 1990 

 

Research Interests

Professor Shockley’s teaching and research interests concentrate on building the field of non-market entrepreneurship as well as contributing to the fields of public policy modelling and the politics, economics, and sociology of the arts and humanities.  He co-edited with Dr. Peter Frank and Dr. Roger Stough Non-market Entrepreneurship: Interdisciplinary Approaches (Edward Elgar).  His articles and reviews have appeared in journals such as Journal of Arts, Law, Management & Society, Voluntas, Nonprofit Voluntary Sector Quarterly, Public Administration Review, International Journal of Public Administration, and Journal of Social Entrepreneurship.  He has also published many essays and book chapters.  

Publications
  • . . Review of: The International Handbook on Social Innovation: Collective Action, Social Learning and Transdisciplinary Research (2015).
  • . . Review of: Why Philanthropy Matters: How the Wealthy Give, and What It Means for Our Economic Well-Being (2014).
  • Gordon E. Shockley and Peter M. Frank. Dostoevsky’s ‘The Grand Inquisitor’: Adding an Ethical Component to the Teaching of Non-Market Entrepreneurship. Artivate: A Journal of Entrepreneurship in the Arts (2013).
  • . . Review of: Social Innovation: Blurring Boundaries to Reconfigure Markets (2013).
  • Rhonda Phillips and Gordon E. Shockley. Linking Cultural Capital Conceptions to Asset-Based Community Development. Mobilizing Communities: Asset Building as a Community Development Strategy (2013).
  • Gordon E. Shockley. Nonprofit Entrepreneurship as ‘Interesting Science.’. (2013).
  • Gordon E. Shockley. The Effects of Policy Networks on Congressional Efforts to Terminate Federal Agencies: A Partial Explanation for the Varying Fates of Four Targeted Agencies. International Journal of Public Administration (2012).
  • Gordon E. Shockley. Political Environment and Policy Change: The National Endowment for the Arts in the 1990s. Journal of Arts Management, Law, and Society (2011).
  • Gordon E. Shockley and Peter M. Frank. Schumpeter, Kirzner, and the Field of Social Entrepreneurship. Journal of Social Entrepreneurship (2011).
  • Gordon E. Shockley and Peter M. Frank. The Functions of Government in Social Entrepreneurship: Theory and Preliminary Evidence. Regional Science Policy and Practice (2011).
  • . . Review of: Capitalism, Socialism, and Democracy (2011).
  • . . Review of: Money and Democracy: The Tangled Web of Art and Politics in American Democracy (2011).
  • Gordon E. Shockley. Policy-centered Entrepreneurship. The Encyclopedia of Political Science (2010).
  • Gordon E. Shockley and Peter M. Frank. Virgil’s Aeneas as the Quintessential Social Entrepreneur: Juxtaposing Selections from Epic Poetry and Economic Theory to Teach Social Entrepreneurship. Journal of Small Business and Entrepreneurship (2010).
  • Rhonda Phillips and Gordon E. Shockley. Linking Cultural Capital Conceptions to Asset-Based Community Development. Mobilizing Communities: Asset Building as a Community Development Strategy (2010).
  • Gordon E. Shockley. James McGill Buchanan. International Encyclopedia of Civil Society (2009).
  • Gordon E. Shockley. Kauffman Foundation. International Encyclopedia of Civil Society (2009).
  • Chao Guo, Gordon E. Shockley, and Ryan Tang. At the Intersection of Two Worlds: Religion, Social Enterprise, and Partners in Christ International. GIVING – International Journal on Philanthropy and Social Innovation (2009).
  • Gordon E. Shockley and Connie L. McNeely. A Seismic Shift in U.S. Federal Arts Policy: A Tale of Organizational Challenge and Controversy in the 1990s. Journal of Arts Management, Law, and Society (2009).
  • . . Review of: Entering Cultural Communities (2009).
  • Gordon E. Shockley (lead editor), Peter M. Frank, and Roger R. Stough. Non-market Entrepreneurship: Interdisciplinary Approaches. (2008).
  • Gordon E. Shockley. Policy Entrepreneurship: Reconceptualizing Entrepreneurship in Public Affairs. Non-market Entrepreneurship: Interdisciplinary Approaches (2008).
  • Gordon E. Shockley, Peter M. Frank, and Roger R. Stough. Introduction: The Emerging Field of Non-market Entrepreneurship. Non-market Entrepreneurship: Interdisciplinary Approaches (2008).
  • . . Review of: Good & Plenty: The Creative Successes of American Arts Funding (2007).
  • Connie L. McNeely and Gordon E. Shockley. Deconstructing U.S. Arts Policy: A Dialectical Exposition of the Excellence-Access Debate. Social Justice (2006).
  • Gordon E. Shockley, Peter M. Frank, Roger R. Stough, and Kingsley E. Haynes. Toward a Theory of Public Sector Entrepreneurship. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management (2006).
  • Gordon E. Shockley. Government Investment in Cultural Capital: A Methodology for Comparing Direct Support for the Arts in the U.S. and U.K. Public Finance and Management (2004).
  • Gordon E. Shockley, Peter M. Frank, Roger R. Stough, and Kingsley E. Haynes. Transatlantic Perspectives on Liberalization and Democratic Governance. Toward a Theory of Public Entrepreneurship (2004).
  • Roger R. Stough, Peter M. Frank, and Gordon E. Shockley. The Institutionalization and Endogenization of Venture Capital: A Regional Analysis of Northern Virginia in the 1990s. Entrepreneurship and Regional Economic Development: A Spatial Perspective (2004).
  • . . Review of: Visionaries and Outcasts: The NEA, Congress, and the Place of the Visual Artist in America (2003).
  • Gordon E. Shockley and Anthony Talarico. Social Entrepreneurship and Technology. Concise Guide to Entrepreneurship, Technology and Innovation (0).
Research Activity
Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
NLM 410Social Entrepreneurship
NLM 493Honors Thesis
NLM 562Social Entrepreneurship
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
NLM 410Social Entrepreneurship
NLM 492Honors Directed Study
NLM 562Social Entrepreneurship
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
NLM 410Social Entrepreneurship
NLM 493Honors Thesis
NLM 562Social Entrepreneurship
CRD 690Reading and Conference
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
NLM 410Social Entrepreneurship
NLM 493Honors Thesis
NLM 562Social Entrepreneurship
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
NLM 410Social Entrepreneurship
NLM 492Honors Directed Study
NLM 562Social Entrepreneurship
NLM 590Reading and Conference
CRD 690Reading and Conference
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
NLM 410Social Entrepreneurship
NLM 493Honors Thesis
NLM 562Social Entrepreneurship
NLM 590Reading and Conference
CRD 599Thesis
CRD 792Research
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
NLM 562Social Entrepreneurship
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
NLM 410Social Entrepreneurship
NLM 492Honors Directed Study
NLM 493Honors Thesis
NLM 562Social Entrepreneurship
NLM 590Reading and Conference
NLM 598Special Topics
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
NLM 410Social Entrepreneurship
NLM 492Honors Directed Study
NLM 493Honors Thesis
NLM 562Social Entrepreneurship
NLM 590Reading and Conference
NLM 598Special Topics
CRD 599Thesis
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
NLM 562Social Entrepreneurship
NLM 598Special Topics
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
NLM 410Social Entrepreneurship
NLM 492Honors Directed Study
NLM 493Honors Thesis
NLM 499Individualized Instruction
NLM 562Social Entrepreneurship
NLM 590Reading and Conference
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
NLM 410Social Entrepreneurship
NLM 492Honors Directed Study
NLM 493Honors Thesis
NLM 562Social Entrepreneurship
NLM 590Reading and Conference
Summer 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
NLM 562Social Entrepreneurship
Presentations
  • Gordon E. Shockley (presenter) and Peter M. Frank. Social Entrepreneurship as Co-produced Social Policy. 41st Annual ARNOVA Conference (Denver, CO) (Nov 2014).
  • Gordon E. Shockley (presenter) and Peter M. Frank. Social Innovation: At the Intersection of Social Entrepreneurship and Public Policy. International Social Innovation Research Conference (Northampton, UK) (Sep 2014).
  • Gordon E. Shockley. Federalism, Agency Survival, and the NEA in the 1990s. 2014 American Political Science Association Meeting (Washington, DC) (Sep 2014).
  • Gordon E. Shockley (presenter) and Peter Frank. "A Microfoundation of Social Entrepreneurship: Ostromian Polycentricity and Hayekian Knowledge.". 11th International Conference of the International Society for Third-Sector Research (Muenster, Germ (Jul 2014).
  • Gordon E. Shockley. From Federal-State Partnership to Advocacy Coalition: The Institutionalized Organization of Federal Support for the Arts in the U.S. 2014 State Politics and Policies Conference (Bloomington, IN) (May 2014).
  • Peter M. Frank (presenter) and Gordon E. Shockley. A Microfoundation of Social Entrepreneurship: Ostromian Polycentricity and Hayekian Knowledge. 1st Annual Social Entrepreneurship Research Symposium (Kansas City, MO) (May 2014).
  • Gordon E. Shockley (presenter) and Peter M. Frank. Social Entrepreneurship as Co-produced Social Policy. 1st Annual Social Entrepreneurship Research Symposium (Kansas City, MO) (May 2014).
  • Peter M. Frank and Gordon E. Shockley. The Microfoundations of Social Entrepreneurship: Polycentricity and Dispersed Knowledge. 40th Annual ARNOVA Conference (Hartford, CT) (Nov 2013).
  • Gordon E. Shockley and Peter Frank. Dostoevsky’s "The Grand Inquisitor": Adding an Ethical Component to the Teaching of Non-market Entrepreneurship. 6th Research Colloquium on Social Entrepreneurship (University of Oxford, UK) (Jul 2013).
  • Gordon E. Shockley. Social Entrepreneurship: Global Comparisons. 39th Annual ARNOVA Conference (Indianapolis, IN) (Nov 2012).
  • Gordon E. Shockley. Social Entrepreneurship and Social Media. 2012 Annual American Society for Public Administration Meeting (Las Vegas, NV) (Mar 2012).
  • Gordon E. Shockley and Peter Frank. Instruments of Social Change: A Comparison of Social Entrepreneurship and Social Policy. 4th Research Colloquium on Social Entrepreneurship (Duke University, Durham, NC) (Jun 2011).
Service
  • Social Enterprise Zoo authors’ conference - Chicago, IL, Commentator and reviewer (2015 - Present)
  • Liz Allen’s graduate photography class, Presenter on cultural policy in the 1990s (2015 - Present)
  • Southwest Episcopal Church Bishop’s Convocation (October 2015), Invited presenter on social entrepreneurship (2015 - Present)
  • Morningstar Leaders’ Foundation (Navajo) board meeting, Invited presenter on introduction to nonprofits (2015 - Present)
  • ASU Innovations in Food Delivery Systems conference, Presenter on social entrepreneurship (2015 - Present)
  • Social innovation, Teaching Family Association Midyear Conference, Seminar Instructor (full day) (2015 - Present)
  • Entrepreneurship Advantage Program/EDSON Student Entrepreneur Initiative/ Changemaker Challenge, Reviewer (2015 - Present)
  • Social Enterprise Zoo authors’ conference - Atlanta, GA, Commentator and reviewer (2015 - Present)
  • DPC Expo, Panel Member (2014 - Present)
  • ASU Washington Fellows, Presenter (2014 - Present)
  • Workshop on Social Ventures (LCR Navajo Chapter social enterprise venture), Presenter (2014 - Present)
  • Workshop on Social Ventures (LCR Navajo Chapter social enterprise venture), Presenter (2014 - Present)
  • ARNOVA Social Entrepreneurship/Enterprise Section, Chair (2013 - Present)
  • ARNOVA Social Entrepreneurship/Enterprise Section, Chair (2013 - Present)
  • ARNOVA Social Entrepreneurship/Enterprise Section, Chair (2013 - Present)
  • Executive Council, Federalism & Intergovernmental Relations, American Political Science Association., Member (elected) (2013 - Present)
  • Federalism and Intergovernmental Relations section, American Political Science Association., Member, Executive Council (2013 - Present)
  • Federalism and Intergovernmental Relations section, American Political Science Association., Member, Executive Council (2013 - Present)
  • University Hearing Board, Faculty Representative (2013 - Present)
  • University Hearing Board, Faculty Representative (2013 - Present)
  • Barrett Faculty Honors Adviser, SCRD Representative (2012 - Present)
  • Entrepreneurship Advantage Program/EDSON Student Entrepreneur Initiative/ Changemaker Challenge, Reviewer (2011 - Present)
  • University Senate, SCRD Representative (2011 - Present)
  • University Senate, SCRD Representative (2011 - Present)
  • University Senate, SCRD Representative (2011 - Present)
  • International Social Innovation Research Conference, Track and Session Chair (2014 - 2014)
  • SCRD Search Committee, Member (2013 - 2014)
  • ARNOVA Social Entrepreneurship/Enterprise Section, Co-chair (2011 - 2013)
  • Ashoka Changemaker Campus, Faculty Champion (2010 - 2011)