Department of Public and Nonprofit Studies
College of Behavioral and Social Sciences

Faculty – Dr. Jayce Sudweeks

Jayce Sudweeks
Assistant Professor of Public Administration

Research and Teaching Interests: Nonprofit Management, International Nongovernmental Organizations, Nonprofit Strategic Management, Governance and Regulation of Biotechnology.

Dr. Sudweeks joined the faculty of Georgia Southern University in the Fall 2019 as an assistant professor in the Department of Public and Nonprofit Studies.  He received his Ph.D. in Public Administration from North Carolina State University in August 2019. His dissertation entitled, Should We Let Them Go: A Narrative Policy Framework Analysis of the Policy Narratives Surrounding the Release of Genetically Modified Mosquitos in Brazil and the Florida Keys, examines the role of policy narratives on the decisions to release genetically modified mosquitos in Brazil while releases in Florida were delayed.  His primary research interests are the management and leadership challenges faced by nonprofit organizations.  He is also interested in the governance of biotechnology with a focus on nonprofit organizations involved in the advocacy and policy debate surrounding this topic.  Professor Sudweeks holds both Master of Science and Bachelor of Science degrees in Molecular Biology from Brigham Young University.  He has presented his research at and is a member of the Association for Research on Nonprofits Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA), the Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA), and the Southeastern Conference of Public Administration (SECOPA).  Dr. Sudweeks teaches graduate courses in nonprofit administration, strategic management, and foundations of public administration.  He teaches undergraduate courses in nonprofit management, strategic management for nonprofits, international nongovernmental organizations, and introduction to public administration.

Last updated: 9/8/2020

Department of Public and Nonprofit Studies • P.O. Box 8048 • Statesboro, Georgia • 912-478-1400

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