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Ann Marie Kinnell

Dr. Ann Marie Kinnell

Associate Professor


Dr. Ann Marie Kinnell, associate professor of Sociology, is the Director of the School of Interdisciplinary Studies and Professional Development-HBG (2018-) and the director of the Nonprofit Studies program (2007-). She has a Ph.D. in Sociology from Indiana University-Bloomington (1997) with concentrations in conversation analysis, semiotics, and linguistics. Her dissertation focused on counseling practices at a non-profit HIV testing organization. Her current research focuses on the impact of service learning and other civic engagement programs on students and communities, and competition between nonprofit and for-profit organizations. Dr. Kinnell is the past chair of the Department of Anthropology and Sociology (2014-2018) and the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies (2017-2018).

  • Sociology (PHD) - Indiana University-Bloomington (1997)
  • Sociology (MS) - University of Wisconsin-Madison (1992)
  • Sociology (BA) - Indiana University-Bloomington (1989)

Nonprofits and Social Change
Nonprofit Internship
Study Abroad: Luckyday Leadership in London

  • Chapter 7: Program Evaluation, Social Change and Nonprofit Management, 2022
  • Chapter 6: Case Study: Gulf Coast Shelter , Leadership Cases in Community Nonprofit Organizations, Third Edition, 2021
  • Leadership Cases in Community Nonprofit Organizations, 3rd Edition , 2021
  • Chapter 8 Building Sustainability: The Trailblazer Foundation in Cambodia, Nongovernmental Organizations: Case Studies in Leadership from Around the World, 2nd edition. , 2018
  • Nongovernmental Organizations: Case Studies in Leadership from Around the World, 2nd Edition, 2018
  • The Great Recession and The Nonprofit Sector , International Leisure Review, 2014
  • Relational dimensions of service-learning: Common ground for faculty, students, and community partners, Journal of Community Engagement and Scholarship, 2010
  • Challenges of collecting survey data on the Mississippi Gulf Coast after Hurricane Katrina: an in-depth interview study of survey team members, Journal of the Mississippi Academy of Sciences, 2007
  • Research on Training Nonprofit University-Community Partnerships: Non-Profit Organizations and Academic Service Learning, The American Humanics Journal and Proceedings, 2005
  • Soliciting client questions in HIV prevention and test counseling, Research on Language and Social Interaction, 2002

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Areas of Expertise

Nonprofit Organizations, Volunteerism and Civic Engagement, Service Learning, Social Psychology