CEPS Research Fellows

The CEPS Research Fellows Network facilitates the exchange and collaboration of researchers in the field of philanthropy and non-profit sector.

We have created the program to promote the exchange of research ideas and cooperation in research projects in order to strengthen research development.

Members of the network are researchers from the Universities of Basel, Lausanne, St. Gallen, Freiburg (DE) and Marburg (DE), the University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland (FHNW), the Swiss Distance University of Applied Sciences (Swiss Distance UAS), the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW), the Università della Svizzera italiana and private research centers.

The CEPS Research Fellows Program is open to new research members.

Dr. Manuela Barreca

USI, Faculty of Economics

Research interests: Public Management, Cultural management, Creative industries, Network governance, Public and private partnership, Crowdfunding

Dr. Steffen Bethmann

CEFIS, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, Chile

Research interests: strategic philanthropy, nonprofit management und governance, impact measurement

Dr. rer. pol. Diana Betzler

ZHAW, School of Management and Law, Center for Arts Management

Research interests: Organization Theory, Professionalization, Social- Public and Cultural Governance, Fundraising Performance, Evaluation and Quality Management in the Nonprofit and Cultural Sector

Dr. rer. pol. Tizian M. Fritz

Swiss Science Council SSC, Secretariat

Research interests: Mission Investing, Financial Management in NPO, Science Promotion

Dr. phil. Alex Gertschen

University of Bern, Center for Global Studies, CV

Research interests: Ideas and Methods of Societal Corporate Responsibility in the 20th Century (Corporate Social Responsibility, Responsabilidad Social Empresarial, Social Accounting /Social Audit, etc.)

Dr. sc. ETH Stefan Güntert

University of Applied Sciences, School of Business, Institute Nonprofit and Public Management

Research interests: Volunteer Management, Motivation Psychology, Job Design and Leadership

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Dr. Sigrid Haunberger

ZHAW, School for Social Work, Institute of Management and Social Policy

Research interests: Volunteer management and volunteering, impact analyses and evaluations of nonprofit organizations, survey research

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Dr. Malgorzata Kurak

International Institute for Management Development

Research Interests: family business, family philanthropy, corporate governance, innovation, social impact, CSR

Prof. Dr. Alexandre Lambelet

École d'études sociales et pédagogiques (ÉÉSP), Lausanne University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland (HES-SO), School of Social Work

Research interests: History of Philanthropy, Ethnography of Philanthropic Foundations, Boundaries Between the State, Markets, and the Third Sector

Dr. Florian Liberatore

ZHAW School of Management and Law, Winterthur Institute of Health Economics, Health Sector Management department

Research interests: Prosocial Consumer Behavior, Boycott Behavior, NPO in the Health Sector, Public Health Campaigns

Prof. Dr. Jörg Lindenmeier

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg (DE), Public and Non-Profit Management: Corporate Governance and Ethics

Research interests: Volunteering, Donation Behavior, Nonprofit Governance, Unethical Organization Behavior

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Prof. Dr. Marco Meneguzzo

USI, Faculty of Economics

Research interests: social finance, nonprofit organizations and social enterprises management, civic crowdfunding; social impact bonds, strategic planning and management in NPO and NGO, public private partnerships

Matthias Meyer, Dipl. Sozialökonom, Master of Public Health

University of Applied Sciences, School of Business, Institute Nonprofit and Public Management

Research interests: Strategy and Management, Leadership, Evaluation and Impact Measurement of Non-Profit Organizations

Dr. Luzius Neubert, Dr. oec. publ., CFA

PPCmetrics, Investment Consulting & Controlling

Research interests: Investments of NPO and Foundations, Reserve Management of NPO, Disbursement Policy of Foundations, Sustainable Investments & Impact Investing

Dr. Marybel Perez

CV

Research interests: NPO Governance, Foundations and Think Tanks, Social Network Analysis

Dr. oec. Daniela Mühlenberg-Schmitz

Swiss Distance University of Applied Sciences (Swiss Distance UAS), Institute for Management & Innovation (IMI)

Research interests: Accounting and Revision of NPO and State-Subsidized Institutions

Jun-Prof. Dr. Ann-Kathrin Seemann

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg (DE), Public and Non-Profit Management: Traffic/Logistics and public housing sector

Research interests: Public and Non-Profit Service Management, Consumer Behavior

Dr. Chrysavgi Sklaveniti

University of St. Gallen (HSG), Institute of Organisational Psychology

Research interests: Social Entrepreneurship: The Expression of Innovation and Creativity in Pursuit of Social Mission, The Entrepreneurial Everydayness of Philanthropic Ventures: Forms of Engagement within Social Initiatives

Dr. rer. pol. Sibylle Studer

INTERFACE Politikstudien Forschung Beratung, Bereich Umwelt und Energie

Research interests: Volunteer Work & Integration, Evaluation of / in NPO

Prof. Dr. rer. pol. Daniel Zöbeli

Swiss Distance University of Applied Sciences (Swiss Distance UAS), Institute for Management & Innovation (IMI), Head of IMI 

Research interests: Accounting and Transparency of NPO (Swiss GAAP FER 21), Funding of State-Subsidized Institutions