Syracuse University Scholar Wins Book Prize for Her Study of Non-Governmental Organizations in Egypt

Catherine E. Herrold, associate professor of public administration and international affairs in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University in New York, has been awarded the Virginia A. Hodgkinson Research Book Prize from the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action. The organization, composed of a diverse community of scholars and practitioners, awards the prize to one book each year that best informs policy and practice in the nonprofit sector.

Dr. Herrold was honored for her book Delta Democracy: Pathways to Incremental Civic Revolution in Egypt and Beyond (Oxford University Press, 2020). In the book, Dr. Herrold reveals the culturally resonant and politically smart ways that Egyptian non-governmental organiztions promoted democracy after the 2011 Arab Spring uprisings. She also provides policy recommendations for the reform of U.S. democracy assistance.

Dr. Herrold joined the Maxwell School faculty at the start of the 2021-22 academic year. She was previously an associate professor at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy.

Dr. Herrold is a graduate of Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts, where she majored in economics. She holds an MBA from the Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School in Belgium, a master’s degree in social policy from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and a Ph.D. in public policy from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina

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