Past Visiting Fellows in Residence
John E. Brothers, has nearly twenty years of nonprofit sector experience, is currently a Senior Fellow focusing on executive leadership and organizational turnaround with the Support Center for Nonprofit Management and he is the Principal of Cuidiu Consulting, a consulting firm servicing the nonprofit and philanthropic organizations throughout the U.S. John is also an adjunct professor at NYU’s Wagner School for Public Service, is participating in book projects with both SAGE and Wiley publishers about nonprofit leadership and change management and is a featured blogger with the Stanford Social Innovation Review. Finally, John is working on his doctorate at Northeastern University and during his visits to Boston stays at a local domestic violence homeless shelter.
Qiushi Liu worked with the Nonprofits in China domain of practice at the Hauser Center. He is the executive director and associate professor of the NGO Research Center at the School of Public Policy and Management at Tsinghua University. He received his PhD in sociology from Tokyo Institute of Technology. Currently, his research focuses on two distinct subjects: NGOs’ participation in crisis treatment, and the roles of NGOs in HIV/AIDS prevention and control. Liu Qiushi also serves as a member of the Advisory Committee of China Global Fund Programs, a board member of the Chinese Association of STD & AIDS Prevention and Control, and a board member of the Beijing Youth Development Foundation.
Ramesh Singh is from Nepal, but has lived in and worked in Gambia, Ethiopia, Vietnam, Thailand, England and South Africa for most of the past 30 years. He trained as an agronomist/seed technologist in Nepal and the U.K., has been a visiting fellow at U.K. and U.S. universities and held various advisory and networking affiliations with NGOs and the UN. He was most recently chief executive of ActionAid International, with whom he worked in various technical, management and leadership positions for over 25 years. Prior to joining ActionAid, Singh was a vocational agriculture instructor and a research agronomist and seed technologist in rural Nepal. The focus of his research includes food and agriculture; INGO governance, strategy and management and governance; accountability systems; human-rights-based approaches and programming and south-south networking and influencing.
Marta Rey is assistant professor of the School of Economics and Business of the University of A Coruña, Spain, and director of the Institute for Strategic Analysis of Foundations (INAEF or “Instituto de Análisis Estratégico de Fundaciones”). Her research interests focus on nonprofit management, civil society, philanthropy and the foundation sector. Her current research focuses on the philanthropic activity of entrepreneurial families and family business groups, and the role played by foundations in corporate responsibility strategies. She has collaborated with the Strategy Department of the private business school Instituto de Empresa (Madrid), as visiting faculty of its International MBA program, teaching a course on Strategic management of corporate and non-corporate philanthropy. She is a member of the Editorial Board of the journal Compromiso Empresarial, focusing on corporate social responsibility and social entrepreneurship and innovation. Dr. Rey is also a member of the Board of the European Research Network on Philanthropy (ERNOP). Her degrees include an MBA from Columbia University, NY (1997), a Ph.D. in Communication Science from the Complutense University of Madrid (1995), and a BA in Economics from the same university.