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Mark A. Hager
Publications and Presentations

Scholarly Articles
Tyler Adams, Erica Mazzella, Kathy Renfro, Linda Schilling and Mark A. Hager. 2016. "Measurement in Volunteer Administration: Seven Arenas." International Journal of Volunteer Administration. 32(1): 22-31. Presented at the 2015 West Coast Nonprofit Data Conference, San Diego, CA.

Mark A. Hager and E.C. Hedberg. 2016. "Institutional Trust, Sector Confidence, and Charitable Giving." Journal of Nonprofit & Public Sector Marketing 28(3): 164-184. Presented at the 2011 West Coast Nonprofit Data Conference, Tucson, AZ.

Mark A. Hager and Susanne McArdle. 2015. "Dimensions of Sales Tax Exemption Policy: The Arizona Model." Nonprofit Policy Forum 6(1): 45-58. Presented at the 2012 Annual Conference of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action, Indianapolis, IN.

Mark A. Hager and Jeffrey L. Brudney. 2015. "In Search of Strategy: Universalistic, Contingent, and Configurational Adoption of Volunteer Management Practices." Nonprofit Management & Leadership 25(3): 235-254. Winner, Editor's Prize for Best Scholarly Paper, NML Volume 25. Presented (revised title) at the 2011 Annual Conference of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action, Toronto, Canada.

Kandyce M. Fernandez and Mark A. Hager. 2014. "Public and Private Dimensions of Grantmaking Foundations." Public Administration Quarterly, 38(3): 405-439. Blog highlights at Foundation Center's Transparency Talk.

Kelly Proulx, Mark A. Hager and Kimberly Klein. 2014. "Models of Collaboration between Nonprofit Organizations." International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, 63(6): 746-765.

Mark A. Hager. 2014. "Engagement Motivations in Professional Associations." Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, 43(2S): 39S-60S. Winner, American Society for Association Executives 2014 Award for Outstanding Academic Publication on Membership Organizations. NVSQ podcast discussion of article. Summary coverage of article in Sage's Social Science Space.

Mark A. Hager. 2013. "Gathering Information from Nonprofits: Toward Representative Survey Samples." Journal of Nonprofit Education and Leadership, 3(1): 47-59.

Mark A. Hager. 2013. "Toward Emergent Strategy in Volunteer Administration." International Journal of Volunteer Administration, 29(3): 13-22.

Mark A. Hager and Elizabeth T. Boris. 2013. "Compensation for Governance in Grantmaking Foundations." Public Integrity, 15(1): 51-69. Blog highlights at Foundation Center's Transparency Talk.

Mark A. Hager and HeeKyung Sung. 2012. "Local Arts Agency Participation in Cultural Tourism Management." Journal of Heritage Tourism, 7(3): 205-217.

Mark A. Hager and HeeKyung Sung. 2012. "Local Arts Agencies as Destination Management Organizations." Journal of Travel Research, 51(4): 400-411. Blog summary at Sage's Management INK.

Mark A. Hager and Mary Kopczynski Winkler. 2012. "Motivational and Demographic Factors for Performing Arts Attendance across Place and Form." Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, 41(3): 474-496.

Mark A. Hager and Jeffrey L. Brudney. 2011. "Problems Recruiting Volunteers: Nature versus Nurture." Nonprofit Management & Leadership 22(2): 137-157. Winner, Editor's Prize for Best Scholarly Paper, NML Volume 22. Covered in the Fall 2012 issue of the Stanford Social Innovation Review. Covered in the April 2015 issue of e-Volunteerism. Presented at the 2010 Annual Conference of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action, Alexandria, VA.

Mark A. Hager and Jeffrey L. Brudney. 2005. "Net Benefits: Weighing the Challenges and Benefits of Volunteers." Journal of Volunteer Administration 23(1): 26-31. Presented at the 2004 International Conference on Volunteer Administration, Portland, OR.

Mark A. Hager, Joseph Galaskiewicz and Jeff A. Larson. 2004. "Structural Embeddedness and the Liability of Newness among Nonprofit Organizations." Public Management Review 6(2): 159-188. Presented (revised title) at the 2000 Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, Washington DC.

Mark A. Hager and Thomas H. Pollak. 2004. "Haves and Have-Nots: Investment Capital among Performing Arts Presenters in the United States." International Journal of Arts Management 6(2): 54-65. Presented at the 2001 Annual Conference of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action, Miami, FL.

Mark A. Hager, Sarah Wilson, Thomas H. Pollak and Patrick Michael Rooney. 2003. "Response Rates for Mail Surveys of Nonprofit Organizations: A Review and Empirical Test." Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly 32(2): 252-267. Presented at the 2002 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Denver, CO.

Mark A. Hager. 2003. "Current Practices in Allocation of Fundraising Expenditures." New Directions for Philanthropic Fundraising 41: 39-52. Presented (revised title) at the 2003 Annual Conference of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action, Denver, CO.

Mark A. Hager, Patrick M. Rooney and Thomas H. Pollak. 2002. "How Fundraising is Carried Out in U.S. Nonprofit Organizations." International Journal of Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Marketing 7(4): 311-324. Presented (revised title) at the 2002 Annual Conference of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action, Montreal, Canada.

Rosalyn Benjamin Darling, Mark A. Hager, Jami M. Stockdale and D. Alex Heckert. 2002. "Divergent Views of Clients and Professionals: A Comparison of Responses to a Needs Assessment Instrument." Journal of Social Service Research 28(3): 41-63. Presented at the 2000 Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, Washington DC.

Melissa Middleton Stone, Mark A. Hager and Jennifer J. Griffin. 2001. "Organizational Characteristics and Funding Environments: A Study of a Population of United Way-Affiliated Nonprofits." Public Administration Review 61(3): 276-289.

Mark A. Hager. 2001. "Financial Vulnerability among Arts Organizations: A Test of the Tuckman-Chang Measures." Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly 30(2): 376-392. Presented at the 2000 Annual Conference of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action, New Orleans, LA.

Thomas Pollak, Mark A. Hager and Elizabeth Rowland. 2000. "University Arts Programs and Local Communities: A Report on a Pilot Study." The Journal of Arts Management, Law, and Society 30(2): 146-159.

Mark A. Hager, Joel J. Pins and Cheryl A. Jorgensen. 1997. "Unto Thy Maker: The Fate of Church-Based Nonprofit Clinics in a Turbulent Health Care Environment." Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly 26(Supplement): S85-S100. Presented (revised title) at the 1996 Annual Conference of the Midwest Sociological Society, Chicago, IL.

Mark Hager, Joseph Galaskiewicz, Wolfgang Bielefeld and Joel Pins. 1996. "Tales From the Grave: Organizations' Accounts of their Own Demise." American Behavioral Scientist 39(8): 975-994. Presented at the 1996 Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, New York, NY.

Mark A. Hager. 1996. "Education Level, Liberal Attitudes, and Sexual Behavior: A Reinterpretation." The Alberta Journal of Educational Research XLII(4): 400-405.

Working Papers
- Under Review:
Mark A. Hager and Kathy T. Renfro. "Volunteer Management and the Psychological Contract." Chapter prepared for Routledge Companion to Nonprofit Management, edited by Toepler and Anheier.

- To Revise and Resubmit:
ChiaKo Hung and Mark A. Hager. "The Impact of Revenue Diversification on Nonprofit Financial Health: A Meta-Analysis."

HeeKyung Sung, Roland Kushner, Mark A. Hager. "Defining the Dimensions of Arts in Community."

Martha Golensky and Mark A. Hager. Strategic Leadership and Management in Nonprofit Organizations, Second Edition. Oxford University Press.

- In Preparation:
ChiaKo Hung and Mark A. Hager. "Moderated Commitment: Members' Decisions Not to Give to Professional Associations."

Book Chapters
Mark A. Hager. Forthcoming. "Life Cycles of Nonprofit Organizations." In Global Encyclopedia of Public Administration and Public Policy, edited by A. Farazmand. New York: Springer.

Mark A. Hager, Emma Juaneda-Ayensa, Fernando Nogueira, Mikulas Pstross, and David H. Smith. 2016. "Member Acquisition and Retention in Associations." Pp. 975-991 (Chapter 38) in Palgrave Handbook of Volunteering, Civic Participation, and Nonprofit Associations, edited by D.H. Smith, R.A. Stebbins, and J. Grotz. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Mark A. Hager and Jeffery L. Brudney. 2016. "Sustaining Volunteer Involvement." Pp. 225-247 (chapter 7) in Volunteer Administration: Professional Practice, 3rd Edition, edited by K. Seel. Toronto: LexisNexis Canada.

Kelly Proulx, Mark A. Hager and Denise Wittstock. 2014. "The Promise of Information and Communications Technology in Volunteer Administration." Pp. 161-179 (chapter 10) in Information and Communication Technologies Management in Nonprofit Organizations, edited by J.A. Ariza-Montes and A.M. Lucia-Casademunt. Hershey, PA: IGI Global. Presented (revised title and author order) at the 2013 Annual Conference of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action, Hartford, CT.

Mark A. Hager, Patrick M. Rooney and Thomas H. Pollak. 2014. "How Fundraising is Carried out in United States Non-Profit Organizations." Republished in Voluntary and Non-Profit Management, edited by S. Osborne. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Mark A. Hager and Jeffery L. Brudney. 2013. "Sustaining Volunteer Involvement." Pp. 243-279 (chapter 8) in Volunteer Administration: Professional Practice, 2nd Edition, edited by K. Seel. Toronto: LexisNexis Canada.

Mark A. Hager. 2010. "Functions of Nonprofit Organizations." In International Encyclopedia of Civil Society, edited by H.K. Anheier and S. Toepler. New York, NY: Springer Publications.

Mark A. Hager and Jeffery L. Brudney. 2010. "Sustaining Volunteer Involvement." Pp. 215-248 (chapter 7) in Volunteer Administration: Professional Practice, edited by K. Seel. Toronto: LexisNexis Canada.

Mark A. Hager and Jeffrey L. Brudney. 2008. "Management Capacity and Retention of Volunteers." Pp. 9-27 (chapter 1) in Challenges in Volunteer Management, edited by M. Liao-Troth. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

Woods Bowman, Elizabeth Keating and Mark A. Hager. 2007. "Investment Income." Pp. 157-181 (chapter 7) in Financing Nonprofits: Bridging Theory and Practice, edited by D.R. Young. Lanham, MD: AltaMira Press.

Beth M. Duckles, Mark A. Hager and Joseph Galaskiewicz. 2005. "How Nonprofits Close: Using Narratives to Study Organizational Processes." Pp. 169-203 (chapter 7) in Qualitative Organizational Research, edited by K.D. Elsbach. Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing. Presented (revised title) and winner of Best Paper award at the 2004 Davis Conference on Qualitative Research, Davis, CA.

Mark A. Hager, Amy Brimer, and Thomas H. Pollak. 2005. "The Distribution of Nonprofit Social Service Organizations along the Rural-Urban Continuum." Pp. 73-85 (chapter 4) in Rural Social Work Practice, edited by N. Lohmann and R. Lohmann. New York: Columbia University Press.

Mark Hager and Janet Greenlee. 2004. "How Important is a Nonprofits Bottom Line? The Uses and Abuses of Financial Data." Pp. 85-96 in In Search of the Nonprofit Sector, edited by P. Frumkin and J. Imber. Somerset, NJ: Transaction Publishers. Presented (revised title) at 2002 conference on Nonprofit Organizational Effectiveness and Performance, Kansas City, MO.

Mark Hager, Joseph Galaskiewicz, Wolfgang Bielefeld and Joel Pins. 1999. "Tales From the Grave: Organizations' Accounts of their Own Demise." Republished, pp. 51-70 in When Things Go Wrong: Organizational Failures and Breakdowns, edited by H.K. Anheier. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Joseph Galaskiewicz and Wolfgang Bielefeld, with Mark Hager and Cheryl Jorgensen. 1998. "A Profile of the Twin Cities Public Charity Sector: 1980-1994." Pp. 41-81 in Nonprofit Organizations in an Age of Uncertainty: A Study of Organizational Change, by J. Galaskiewicz and W. Bielefeld. Hawthorne, NY: Aldine de Gruyter. Presented (Hager and Jorgensen, revised title) at the 1996 Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, New York, NY.

Joseph Galaskiewicz and Wolfgang Bielefeld, with Mark Hager, Yoshito Ishio and Joel Pins. 1998. "Growth and Decline Among Nonprofit Organizations." Pp. 83-124 in Nonprofit Organizations in an Age of Uncertainty: A Study of Organizational Change, by J. Galaskiewicz and W. Bielefeld. Hawthorne, NY: Aldine de Gruyter. Presented (Galaskiewicz, Hager, Ishio and Pins, revised title) at the 1995 Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, Washington, DC.

Editorials: Nonprofit Management & Leadership
Spring 2018. Writing Helpful Peer Reviews. Volume 28: Issue 3

Winter 2017. The Spectre of Plagiarism. Volume 28: Issue 2

Fall 2017. Changes Afoot in the Publishing World. Volume 28: Issue 1

Summer 2017. Fake Journals. Volume 27: Issue 4

Spring 2017. Google as a Measure of Scholarly Output. Volume 27: Issue 3

February 2017. The NML Pantheon. Special Virtual Issue

Winter 2016. The Impact Factor. Volume 27: Issue 2

Fall 2016. Panel at the Academy of Management. Volume 27: Issue 1

Summer 2016. The Empirical Research Note. Volume 26: Issue 4

Spring 2016. Manuscript Prep Clues. Volume 26: Issue 3

Winter 2015. Hager's Position on Case Studies. Volume 26: Issue 2

Fall 2015. Development of Reviewers. Volume 26: Issue 1

Summer 2015. A New Direction for NML. Volume 25: Issue 4

Practice-Oriented Publications
Mark A. Hager and Elizabeth A.M. Searing. 2014. "10 Ways to Kill Your Nonprofit." Nonprofit Quarterly, Winter: 66-72. Nonprofit Quarterly reports that this article received at least 10,000 downloads in 2016.

Mark A. Hager. 2014. Invited introduction to "Deaths, Near Deaths, and Reincarnations." Nonprofit Quarterly, Winter: 32-34.

Mark A. Hager. 2007. "The Ultimate Question." Nonprofit Quarterly, Fall: 40-49.

Kennard Wing, Teresa Gordon, Mark Hager, Thomas Pollak and Patrick Rooney. 2006. "Functional Expense Reporting for Nonprofits: The Accounting Profession's Next Scandal?" CPA Journal August: 14-18.

Mark A. Hager. 2006. "Should Your Nonprofit Build an Endowment?" Nonprofit Quarterly, Summer: 57-60. Re-posted online in 2012. Nonprofit Quarterly reports that this article received at least 10,000 downloads in 2016.

Kennard Wing, Mark Hager, Patrick Rooney, and Thomas Pollak. 2005. "Paying for Not Paying for Overhead." Foundation News and Commentary May/June: 32-37.

Mark A. Hager. 2004. "Public Trust in the Public Face of Charities." Democracy & Society, Spring: 9, 15. Georgetown University: Center for Democracy and the Third Sector.

Patrick M. Rooney, Mark A. Hager and Thomas H. Pollak. 2003. "Research about Fundraising and Administrative Costs." Giving USA Update, Issue 2. Indianapolis: AAFRC Trust for Philanthropy.

Mark A. Hager. 2003. "Is Grant Proposal Writing a Fundraising Expense?" Nonprofit Quarterly 10(1): 24-28.

Mark A. Hager and Elizabeth T. Boris. 2001. "Using Research: Being a Responsible Consumer." NonProfit Times, Financial Management Edition, Dec 15.

Mark A. Hager. 2001. "Learning from the Misfortune of Others." The Not-For-Profit CEO Monthly Letter 9(1): 1-3.

Mark A. Hager. 2001. "Update: New Research on Financial Vulnerability." The Not-For-Profit CEO Monthly Letter 8(8): 4-6.

Mark A. Hager. 2000. The Survivability Factor: Research on the Closure of Nonprofit Arts Organizations. Monographs 4(1). Washington DC: Americans for the Arts.

Mark A. Hager. 1998. "Organizational Demise: What Can We Learn from Failed Not-For-Profits?" The Not-For-Profit CEO Monthly Letter 6(2): 1-3.

Lilya Wagner and Mark A. Hager. 1998. "Board Members, Beware! Warning Signs of Troubled Nonprofits." Nonprofit World 16(2): 18-21.

Mark A. Hager. 1996. A Governing Board Considers Closure: A Dramatic Narrative in Three Acts. Cases in Nonprofit Governance, Number 20; M. Wood, editor. Program on Nonprofit Organizations, School of Management, Yale University.

Book Reviews
Mark A. Hager. 2014. Review of Michael Rushton's edited volume Creative Communities: Arts Works in Economic Development. Artivate: A Journal of Entrepreneurship in the Arts 3(1): 51-53.

Mark A. Hager. 2008. Review of Joanne Scheff Bernstein's Arts Marketing Insights: The Dynamics of Building and Retaining Performing Arts Audiences. Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly 37(2): 370-373.

Mark A. Hager. 1998. Review of David E. Mason's Leading and Managing the Expressive Dimension: Harnessing the Hidden Power Source of the Nonprofit Sector. Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly 27(3): 383-386.

Dissertation
Mark A. Hager. 1999. Explaining Demise Among Nonprofit Organizations. Doctoral dissertation, University of Minnesota, Department of Sociology.

Dissertation abstract published in Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly 30(4):795-796, 2001.

Commentary
"Happy Birthday! The Charitable Deduction Turns 100" ASU Lodestar Center Blog, October 3, 2017.

"Nonprofit as Shibboleth" ASU Lodestar Center Blog, September 25, 2017.

"When Management Gets in the Way" e-Volunteerism Research to Practice column, Volume XVII, Issue 3, April-July 2017.

"Can We Expect Transparency from Grantmaking Foundations?" with Kandyce Fernandez, Glasspockets Transparency Talk, October 6, 2014.

"Nonprofit Start-Up Fever Hits the Valley, Sweeps the Nation" ASU Lodestar Center Blog, October 1, 2014.

"Who Engages in Professional Associations?" ASU Lodestar Center Blog, August 20, 2014.

"Board Compensation in Grantmaking Foundations: Reasonable and Necessary?" Glasspockets Transparency Talk, February 19, 2013.

"Glasspockets Goes to Grad School: Using Glasspockets to Teach about Grantmaking Foundations" Glasspockets Transparency Talk, April 16, 2012.

"Nonprofit? Really, Is That the Best Name We Can Come Up With?" ASU Lodestar Center Blog, August 17, 2011.

"Sectorness: What Does 'Nonprofit' Do For Us?" ASU Lodestar Center Blog, August 9, 2011.

"Really, Your Tax Exemption has been Revoked?" ASU Lodestar Center Blog, June 10, 2011.

"Really, is the Nonprofit Sector Becoming More Commercialized?" ASU Lodestar Center Blog, June 3, 2011.

"Can You Teach A Watchdog New Tricks?" ASU Lodestar Center Blog, May 4, 2011.

"Really, How Many Nonprofits Are There?" ASU Lodestar Center Blog, April 22, 2011.

"Really, How Many People Volunteer?" ASU Lodestar Center Blog, March 18, 2011.

"Nonprofits in Need" Panel discussion in Contexts 8(3), 2009.

Research Reports
Mark A. Hager, Stephanie LaLoggia, Kayla L. McKinney, Annie Ackroyd and Leah Luben. 2010. Nonprofit Compensation & Benefits 2010 Report: Maricopa and Pima County Organizations. Phoenix, AZ: ASU Lodestar Center for Philanthropy & Nonprofit Innovation.

Mark A. Hager. 2010. Arizona Giving & Volunteering 2010: Generosity and Involvement in Challenging Times. Phoenix, AZ: ASU Lodestar Center for Philanthropy & Nonprofit Innovation.

Mark A. Hager and Brintha Gardner. 2010. Arizona Nonprofits: Scope of the Sector. Phoenix, AZ: ASU Lodestar Center for Philanthropy & Nonprofit Innovation.

Mark A. Hager and Tyler Curry. 2009. Models of Collaboration: Nonprofit Organizations Working Together. Phoenix, AZ: ASU Lodestar Center for Philanthropy & Nonprofit Innovation.

ASU Lodestar Center. 2009. The Collaboration Prize: 2009 Finalists. Phoenix, AZ: ASU Lodestar Center for Philanthropy & Nonprofit Innovation.

Mark A. Hager and Javier Oyakawa. 2008. Economic Impact of Port San Antonio and its Tenants, 2007. San Antonio, TX: UTSA Institute for Economic Development.

Robert McKinley, Javier Oyakawa, Michael Cline and Mark A. Hager. 2008. Manufacturing Sector Dynamics. San Antonio, TX: UTSA Institute for Economic Development & Institute for Demographic and Socioeconomic Research.

Elizabeth T. Boris, Loren Renz, Mark A. Hager, Rachel Elias and Mahesh Somashekhar. 2008. What Drives Foundation Expenses and Compensation? Results of a Three-Year Study. Washington, DC: The Urban Institute, the Foundation Center & GuideStar.

Mark A. Hager, Thomas F. Cannon, Robert McKinley and Gary Bridges. 2007. Operations, Construction, and Tourism Impacts of a Proposed Athletics Complex at the University of Texas at San Antonio. San Antonio, TX: UTSA Institute for Economic Development.

Javier Oyakawa and Mark Hager. 2007. Fort Sam Houston Impact Study: The Effect of BRAC 2005 on the City of San Antonio. San Antonio, TX: UTSA Institute for Economic Development.

Center for Community and Business Research. 2007. The Dolph and Janey Briscoe Western Art Museum: Business Projections and Economic Impact Assessment. San Antonio, TX: UTSA Institute for Economic Development. (uncredited: primary author)

Center for Community and Business Research. 2006. The Economic Impact of San Antonio's Institutions of Higher Education. San Antonio, TX: UTSA Institute for Economic Development.

Elizabeth T. Boris, Loren Renz, Asmita Barve, Mark A. Hager and George Hobor. 2006. Foundation Expenses and Compensation: How Operating Characteristics Influence Spending. Washington, DC: The Urban Institute, the Foundation Center & GuideStar.

Center for Community and Business Research. 2005. Boeing Logistics Support Systems: Role in the San Antonio and Texas Economies. San Antonio, TX: UTSA Institute for Economic Development. Executive summary and Full report.

Elizabeth T. Boris, Loren Renz, and Mark A. Hager. 2005. Foundation Expenses and Compensation: Interim Report. Washington, DC: The Urban Institute, the Foundation Center & GuideStar.

Nonprofit Overhead Cost Project Briefs:

Mark A. Hager and Jeffrey L. Brudney. 2004. Balancing Act: The Challenges and Benefits of Volunteers. Washington, DC: The Urban Institute.

Mark A. Hager and Jeffrey L. Brudney. 2004. Volunteer Management Practices and Retention of Volunteers. Washington, DC: The Urban Institute. Presented at the 2004 Annual Conference of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action, Los Angeles, CA.

The Urban Institute. 2004. Volunteer Management Capacity in America's Charities and Congregations: A Briefing Report. Washington, DC: The Urban Institute.

Mark A. Hager and Mary Kopczynski. 2004. The Value of the Performing Arts in Five Communities 2. Washington, DC: Performing Arts Research Coalition.

Mary Kopczynski and Mark A. Hager. 2003. The Value of the Performing Arts in Five Communities. Washington, DC: Performing Arts Research Coalition.

Mary Kopczynski and Mark A. Hager. Performing Arts Research Coalition reports:

Mark A. Hager and Thomas H. Pollak. 2002. The Capacity of Performing Arts Presenting Organizations. Washington DC: The Urban Institute.

Mark A. Hager and Randy I. Cohen. 2000. United States Urban Arts Federation 2000: An Annual Statistical Report on the Budgets and Programming of Arts Councils in the 50 Largest U.S. Cities. Washington DC: Americans for the Arts.

Mark A. Hager, Carol S. Eisenbarth, Brandy K. Siler, and Cookie Crawford. 1993. A Response to Homelessness in Hutchinson, Kansas. Submitted to the Reno County Council for Children and Families and the Hutchinson Taskforce on Homelessness.

Additional Papers Presented at Professional Meetings
Mark A. Hager, Antonio Ariza, Pilar Tirado, Vicente Fernandez. “Context versus Culture in the Decision to Volunteer.” Paper presented at the 2015 Annual Conference of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action, Chicago, IL.

Patrick Rooney, Thomas Pollak, Michal Kramarek and Mark Hager. “Re-Evaluation of Overhead and Fundraising Efficiency Measures: The Role of Size, Age, and Subsector.” Paper presented at the 2012 annual meeting of the International Society for Third Sector Research, Siena, Italy.

Mark A. Hager. "Cultural Tourism as Economic Development." Paper presented at the 2008 Annual Conference of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action, Philadelphia, PA.

Mark A. Hager. "Gleaning Data on Individual Trustees from Form 990-PF." Report presented at the 2007 Annual Conference of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action, Atlanta, GA: Slides

Mark A. Hager, Jeffrey Brudney, and Chris Toppe. "Measuring Volunteerism: Current Population Survey and the Panel Study of Income Dynamics." Paper presented at the 2007 Annual Conference of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action, Atlanta, GA.

H. Woods Bowman, Elizabeth K. Keating, and Mark Hager. "Organizational Slack in Nonprofits." Paper presented at the 2005 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Honolulu, HI.

Omolara Fatiergun and Mark A. Hager. "Is Volunteer Management Formalization Always Beneficial?" Paper presented at the 2004 Annual Conference of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action, Los Angeles, CA.

Amy Brimer and Mark A. Hager. "The Primary Duties of Volunteers: An Organizational Perspective." Paper presented at the 2004 Annual Conference of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action, Los Angeles, CA.

Kennard Wing and Mark A. Hager. "Who Feels Pressures to Contain Overhead Costs? Results from a National Survey." Paper presented at the 2004 Annual Conference of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action, Los Angeles, CA: Slides

Mark A. Hager and Mary Kopczynski. "Crossing Community Boundaries: Central City versus Suburban Attendance of the Performing Arts." Paper presented at the 2003 annual meeting of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action, Denver, CO.

Stefan Toepler and Mark A. Hager. "Museums and Financial Vulnerability." Paper presented at the 2003 annual meeting of Social Theory, Politics and the Arts, Columbus, OH: Slides

Mark A. Hager. "An Introduction to the Overhead Costs Study: Methods and Data." Paper presented at the 2002 Annual Conference of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action, Montreal, Canada.

Mark A. Hager and Joseph Galaskiewicz. "Why and How Organizations Close: A Comparative Study of 31 Nonprofit Organizations." Paper presented at the 2001 Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, Anaheim, CA. Substantially revised, presented, and published in the Best Paper Proceedings at the 2002 Annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Denver, CO.

Thomas H. Pollak, Patrick Rooney, and Mark Hager. "Understanding Management and General Expenses in Nonprofits." Presented at the 2001 Annual Conference of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action, Miami, FL.

Mark A. Hager, Thomas Pollak, and Patrick Rooney. "Variations in Overhead and Fundraising Efficiency Measures: The Influence of Size, Age and Subsector. March 2001, Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, San Diego, CA; November 2001, Substantially revised and presented at the Annual Conference of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action, Miami, FL.

Thomas Pollak, Patrick Rooney, and Mark Hager. "Fundraising Tactics and Efficiency: An Exploratory Study Using the IRS Forms 990." Paper presented at the 2000 Annual Conference of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action, New Orleans, LA.

Mark A. Hager. "Event Structure Analysis as a Tool for Understanding Organizational Life Histories." Paper presented at the 1998 Annual Conference of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action, Seattle, WA.

Mark A. Hager. "A Patchwork Theory of Organizational Demise." Paper presented at the 1998 Annual Conference of the Midwest Sociological Society, Kansas City, MO.

Mark A. Hager. "Neither Adaptation nor Selection: 'Mission Completion' as a Rationale for Organizational Dissolution." Paper presented at the 1997 Annual Conference of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action, Indianapolis, IN.

Joseph Galaskiewicz, Wolfgang Bielefeld, and Mark Hager. "Niche Position and the Growth and Decline of Nonprofit Organizations." Presented at the 1997 Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, Toronto, Canada.

Wolfgang Bielefeld, Joseph Galaskiewicz, Mark Hager, Cheryl Jorgensen, and Joel Pins. "Nonprofit Organizations in an Age of Uncertainty: Growth and Decline Among Nonprofits." Presented at the 1996 Annual Conference of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action, New York, NY.

Mark A. Hager. "Asset Disposal Among Small Deceased Nonprofits and The Response of State Attorneys General." Presented (revised title) at the 1996 Annual Conference of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action, New York, NY.

Mark A. Hager. "Vision, Chaos, and Transformation: A Case of Organizational Demise." Presented at the 1995 Annual Conference of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action, Cleveland, OH.

Additional Professional Presentations
"Study of Volunteer Management Capacity." Presentation at the ShenZhen University 深圳大学 NPO Research Forum: A Global Perspective of NPO Research in China, June 2017, ShenZhen China.

"Meeting the Journal Editors" Plenary panel at the 2017 ARNOVA-Asia conference, June 2017, Beijing, China.

“Succeeding in Publishing in Peer-Reviewed Journals”; “The Nonprofit Panel Dataset: Sharing Progress and Seeking Constituent Feedback”; “Theory Use and Theory Building in Nonprofit and Voluntary Studies: Editorial Perspectives”: Panels at the 2016 Annual Conference of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action, Chicago, IL.

“Publishing in Public and Nonprofit Journals: Why Would I do That?” Professional Development Workshop (PDW) panel at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, August 2016, Anaheim, CA.

“Toward a Measure of Mission Transparency.” With Rodney Machokoto, Chia-Ko Hung & Terry Driscoll, Presentation at the 2016 West Coast Nonprofit Data Conference, Las Vegas, NV.

“Publishing in Western Social Science Journals.” Two-day workshop at the Tsinghua University Institute for Philanthropy, December 2015, Beijing, China.

“Journal Publishing” Symposium panel at the 2015 Annual Conference of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action, Chicago, IL.

“Documenting Volunteer Involvement.” Workshop at the November 2015 Arizona Summit on Volunteerism & Civic Engagement, Glendale, AZ.

“Volunteerism, Volunteer Management Practices, and Recruitment of Volunteers.” Workshop with the 2014 ASU cohort of the Young African Leaders Initiative, Phoenix, AZ.

"Understanding Births and Deaths for the Nonprofit Sector," "Evidence-Based Volunteering Management: Bridging the Gap," and "(Almost) 100 Years of the Charitable Deduction." Symposia panels at the 2014 Annual Conference of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action, Denver, CO.

“Accountants as Fundraisers: Implications of Using Paid Preparers for Form 990.” With Lars Ward, Presentation at the 2013 Annual Conference of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action, Hartford, CT.

“Nature versus Nurture in Volunteer Recruitment.” Workshops at the May 2013 member meeting of the Association for Volunteer Administration of Central Arizona and the August 2013 member meeting of the Arizona Society of Volunteer Administrators in Healthcare, Phoenix, AZ.

“What Do Donors Look for in the Form 990?” Workshop at the 2013 YNPN National Leaders Conference, Phoenix, AZ.

“The Influence of Publicness on Operations Transparency in Administrative Reporting.” Presentation at the 2013 West Coast Nonprofit Data Conference, Berkeley, CA.

"Attracting and Retaining Volunteers." Workshop at the 2010 American Humanics Management Institute, Phoenix, AZ: Slides

"Vulnerability and Resilience during Economic Recession." Presentation at the 2009 Annual Conference of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action, Cleveland, OH.

"Reporting Outputs versus Measuring Outcomes." October 2009, panel presentation to AmeriCorps subgrantee organizations, Arizona Governor's Office for Children, Youth and Families.

"Giving and Volunteering in Arizona." December 2008, Annual Nonprofit Conference on Sustainability Strategies, ASU Lodestar Center for Philanthropy & Nonprofit Innovation: Slides

"The Economic Impact on the Arizona Nonprofit Sector." December, 2008, panelist at the Annual Conference on Sustainability Strategies, ASU Lodestar Center for Philanthropy & Nonprofit Innovation.

"Foundation Trustee Compensation from Form 990-PF." April 2007, West Coast Nonprofit Data Conference, University of San Diego.

"Explaining Demise among Nonprofit Organizations":

  • January, 2008; Arizona State University, School of Community Resources and Development; Phoenix, AZ
  • December, 2007; University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Department of Political Science; Charlotte, NC
  • February, 2007, University of Oregon, Department of Planning, Public Policy & Management; Eugene, OR
  • December, 2006, North Carolina State University, Institute for Nonprofits; Raleigh, NC
  • November, 2006, University of Georgia, Department of Public Administration and Policy; Athens, GA
  • February, 2006, University of Texas at San Antonio, Department of Public Administration; San Antonio, TX
  • December, 2004; Texas A&M University, Bush School of Government and Public Service; College Station, TX
  • January, 2004; University of Texas, LBJ School of Public Affairs; Austin, TX
  • April, 2003; The Foundation Center, Washington, DC
  • October, 2002; Open University Business School, Milton Keynes, England
  • April, 2002; Alabama Nonprofit Summit, Birmingham, AL
  • February, 2001; Johns Hopkins Institute for Policy Studies, Baltimore, MD
  • February, 1998; Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Department of Sociology, Indiana, PA
  • February, 1998; U.S. Military Academy, Behavioral Sciences and Leadership Dept; West Point, NY
  • December, 1997; University of Indiana, Center on Philanthropy; Indianapolis, IN
  • May, 1997; University of Texas-Arlington, Department of Sociology; Arlington, TX
  • March, 1997; New York University, Wagner School of Public Service; New York, NY
  • February 1997; DePaul University, Public Services Graduate Program; Chicago, IL
"The Economic Impact of San Antonio's Institutions of Higher Education":
  • November, 2006; Public briefing sponsored by the Higher Education Council of San Antonio: Slides
  • October, 2006; Education Committee, Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce
"Manufacturing Sector Dynamics in Economic Development." November, 2005, panelist at the Southwest Regional Conference of the Economic Development Administration, Santa Fe, NM.

"Nonprofit Disclosure: The Answer to Accountability?" February, 2005, participant in Urban Institute First Tuesday panel discussion, Washington, DC.

"Addressing the NO in ARNOVA." November 2004, invited plenary speaker at annual meeting of the Theories, Issues, and Boundaries section of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action, Los Angeles, CA.

"Summary Results from the Volunteer Management Capacity Study":

  • January, 2005; Workshop with J. Brudney, American Humanics Management Institute; Atlanta, GA slides
  • October, 2004; Keynote speaker, Pennsylvania Society of Directors of Volunteer Services in Healthcare; Philadelphia, PA
  • June, 2004; National Conference on Community Volunteering and National Service; Kansas City, MO: Slides
  • February, 2004; Public briefing at the Urban Institute; Washington, DC
"Performing Arts Research Coalition: Summary Results":
  • October, 2004; Annual meeting of Social Theory, Politics and the Arts, Arlington, VA
  • January, 2004; Performing Arts Community, Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN
  • January, 2004; Performing Arts Community and City Council, Austin, TX
  • October, 2002; Annual meeting of Social Theory, Politics and the Arts, Charleston, SC
  • June, 2002; Board, Association of Performing Arts Presenters, Washington, DC
  • June, 2002; Foundation Center, Washington, DC
"Fielding a National Survey of Volunteer Management." November 2003, presentation at the Annual Conference of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action, Denver, CO: Slides

"IRS Forms 990 as a Research Tool." September 2003, Bush School Speaker Series lecture, Texas A&M University, Bush School of Government and Public Service, College Station, TX: Slides

"A Community School Considers Closure." June 2003, Workshop presentation at the annual AMICI Institute of the National Guild of Community Schools of the Arts, St. Paul, MN.

"Overhead Costs Study: Allocation of Grant Writing and Professional Fundraiser Costs." February, 2003, Invited presentation at the annual meeting of the Government and Nonprofit Section of the American Accounting Association.

"Hidden Gems: The Arts Programs of Nonarts Organizations." With Kendall Golladay, November, 2002, presentation at the Annual Conference of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action, Montreal, Canada.

"America's Nonprofit Sector: A Look at Alabama." April 2002, Workshop presentation at the annual Alabama Nonprofit Summit, Birmingham, AL.

"Fundraising and Administrative Costs in Nonprofit Organizations: Brand New Results from the Overhead Costs Study." April 2002, Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, St. Louis, MO.

"Early Findings from the Overhead Costs Project." October 2001, Presentation to the Research Council of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Washington, DC.

"Providence: Assessing the Significance of the Unincorporated Arts." For Ann Galligan; November, 1999; Annual Conference of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action, Arlington, VA.

"Research Partnerships at Americans for the Arts." July 1999; Center for Arts and Culture, Cultural Policy Network Conference, Washington, DC.