Professor Faulk's research focuses on nonprofit management, nonprofit finance, and the intersection of nonprofit organizations and public policy. He has a Ph.D. in Public Policy with a concentration in Nonprofit and Public Management from the joint Ph.D. program in Public Policy at Georgia State University and the Georgia Institute of Technology. He regularly teaches nonprofit management courses in the department, including Nonprofit Resource Development, Managing Nonprofit Organizations, and Nonprofit Policy Advocacy and Law. His current research investigates the effects of competition in the nonprofit sector, factors that influence foundation grant-making, nonprofit workforce issues, and organizational capacity and financial health. Dr. Faulk received the 2012 Gabriel G. Rudney Memorial Award for Outstanding Dissertation in Nonprofit and Voluntary Action by the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action. His research has been published in Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, Nonprofit Management and Leadership, and Public Administration Review.
He is currently the lead researcher for the Grant Seeking and Grant Making Study
, a parallel survey project including the Grantmaking Foundation Survey
and the Grantseeking Survey
PhD, Public Policy, Georgia State University and Georgia Institute of Technology; MS, Urban Policy Studies, Georgia State University; BA, Spanish, Davidson College