USC Price School of Public Policy

Donald L. Morgan

Don Morgan1

Adjunct Associate Professor
Interim Director, Master of Nonprofit Leadership and Management program

Curriculum Vitae

PhD in Public Administration

University of Southern California


Nonprofits and philanthropy, theories of cross-sectoral governance, developing public, nonprofit and private sector roles in community and economic development

Biographical sketch

Don Morgan is the Interim Director of the Master of Nonprofit Leadership and Management program and an Adjunct Associate Professor teaching the Capstone course, Inter-sectoral Leadership, and Nonprofit Leadership and Management. Dr. Morgan also maintains an active connection to the nonprofit and philanthropic community in Los Angeles as a fundraising and development professional for the last 20 years.

Dr. Morgan has published articles on the role of community foundations in local problem-solving efforts, including “Development of Community-based Foundations in East Asia” in Public Management Review and “Community Foundations, Organizational Strategy, and Public Policy” in Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly. He lives in Pasadena, California and he earned his PhD in public administration from the University of Southern California.