Marina Saitgalina

 
Specialization:  Nonprofit Management

Marina Saitgalina, Ph.D.________________________________________________________
2200 N Squirrel Road, Rochester, MI, 48309           Phone: +1.940.206.7220          saitgalina@oakland.edu

 

EDUCATION

Ph.D.                           Public Administration and Management (2014)
                                   University of North Texas
                                   Dissertation: “The mediating roles of professional membership associations through the prism of organizational social capital”

 

MPA/ BA                       State and Municipal Management (2007)
                                   Concentration: Administrative Management
                                   Siberian Academy for Public Administration, Russia

 

Foreign Language          English/Russian Translation in the Sphere of Professional Communications (2007)
Certificate                     Department of Foreign Languages
                                   Siberian Academy for Public Administration, Russia

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Aug. 2014 – Present      Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science
                                   Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan

June 2013 – May 2014   Vice President of Programming and Outreach
                                   Graduate Student Counci
                                   University of North Texas, Denton, Texas

June 2012 – May 2014   Teaching Fellow
                                   University of North Texas, Denton, Texas

Aug. 2011 – May 2012   Research Assistant
                                   University of North Texas, Denton, Texas

Mar. 2010 – July 2011    Office Manager
                                   TELE2, Swedish Telecommunication Company
                                   Novosibirsk, Russia

Aug. 2008 – Sept. 2009  Foreign Language Interpreter: English-Russian
                                    Nycomed Distribution Centre, Ltd., Novosibirsk, Russia

Oct. 2007 – June 2008   Personal Assistant
                                   Nycomed Distribution Centre, Ltd.
                                   Novosibirsk, Russia

PUBLICATIONS

    Saitgalina, M., Stebbins, R. A., Zhao, T., & Horton Smith, D. (2016). Trade and Business Associations. Chapter 19 of the
   Palgrave Research Handbook of Volunteering and Nonprofit Associations. (Under review)

    Dicke, L. & Saitgalina, M. (2014). How can Professional Membership Associations Provide Meaningful Value for their Members?: Creating Models of Affiliation and Engagement.
    The American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) Foundation: Washington, DC. Available at http://www.asaecenter.org/foundation2/downloads/univNorthTexasReport.pdf

    Jang, H. S., Feiock, R. & Saitgalina, M. (2014). Institutional Collective Action Issues in Nonprofit Self-organized Collaboration.
    Administration & Society.

    Andrew, S. A., Arlikatti, S., & Saitgalina, M. (2013). Managing the Impact of Disaster: Patterns of Post-Tsunami Sheltering and Duration of Stay in South India.
    Public Management Review, 15(3): 383-401.

GRANTS AWARDS

    Dicke, L. & Saitgalina, M. Membership Engagement Models of the Future.
    American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) Foundation, $7,500 (2013-2014).

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

     Saitgalina, M. (2015). Organizational perspective on variation in levels of political activity in nonprofit professional membership associations.
    Midwest Political Science Association, April 16-19, Chicago, IL.

     Saitgalina, M. & Dicke, L. (2015). How can professional membership associations provide meaningful value for their members?: Creating models of affiliation and engagement.
    Midwest Political Science Association, April 16-19, Chicago, IL.

    Saitgalina, M. & Dicke, L. (2014). Value of professional membership through a prism of cultural differences: creating models of affiliation and engagement.
    Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action, November 19-22, Denver, CO.

    Saitgalina, M. & Dicke, L. (2014). Creating membership value?: A cultural and age informed analysis.
   American Society of Public Administration, March, 14-18, Washington, DC.

    Saitgalina, M. & Dicke, L. (2013). The role of professional associations in strengthening civil society through membership engagement. 
   Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action, November 20-22, Hartford, CT.

    Saitgalina, M. & Jang, H. S. (2013). Nonprofit contracting and collaboration decisions: Reaction to the reality or fear of the future.
   Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action, November 20-22, Hartford, CT.

    Saitgalina, M. & Dicke, L. (2013).Mediating structures: Are professional associations helping to strengthen their communities?
    American Society of Public Administration, March, 15-18, New Orleans, LA.

    Saitgalina, M. & Jang, H. S. (2013). Impact of Managerial Perceptions on Nonprofits’ Contractual and Collaborative decisions.
   American Society of Public Administration, March, 15-18, New Orleans, LA.

    Saitgalina, M. & Dicke, L. (2012). Mediating Structures: Are Professional Associations Promoting Bridging and Bonding in the Community?
  Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action, November 15-17, Indianapolis, IN.

  Dicke, L. & Saitgalina, M. (2012). A Template for Strengthening Professional Nonprofit Associations and Communities Using Human Resource Management (HRM) Approach.
  Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action, November 15-17, Indianapolis, IN.

  Dicke, L. & Saitgalina, M. (2012). Mediating role of professional membership associations and university faculty in promoting civic education for students of public service.
  National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration, October 17-19, Austin, TX.

  Dicke, L. & Saitgalina, M. (2012). Sustaining volunteer motivation: Is it different among young professionals joining nonprofit membership associations?
  American Society of Public Administration, March 2-6, 2012, Las Vegas, NV.

  Dicke, L. & Saitgalina, M. (2011). Sustaining Volunteers: Are Nonprofit Associations Meeting the Challenge?
  Southeastern Conference on Public Administration, September 21-24, New Orleans, LA.

  Arlikatti, S., Andrew, S., & Saitgalina, M. (2011). Temples and Demons: The Duration of Stay in Emergency and Temporary Shelters in South India after the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami.
  FEMA  Region VI Mitigation Conference, May 3-5, 2011, Denton, TX.

WORKS IN PROGRESS

   Saitgalina, M. Organizational perspective on variation in levels of political activity in nonprofit professional membership associations.

   Saitgalina, M. How inclusive professional associations are in their pursuit of sharing information and services with non-members.

   Saitgalina, M. Determinants of non-membership participation tracking.

   Dicke, L. & Saitgalina, M. Membership motivations: An age comparison of volunteering motivations in professional associations.

   Saitgalina, M. & Jang, H. S. Nonprofit organizations’ pursuance of collaboration: Group effects and service area in application of resource dependency and transaction cost theories.

   Saitgalina, M. Community-level understanding of aging and health: Building capacity to meet local demands.

   Saitgalina, M. & Wachira, D. Community work in the developing world: How do community-level NGOs contribute to sustainable development of third-world countries?

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Assistant Professor (Oakland University)

Full responsibility for course development, teaching, and grading as instructor of record.

  • Quantitative Methods in Public Administration, graduate level (Fall 2014, Spring 2015)
  • Nonprofit Organization and Management, graduate level (Spring 2015)
  • Foundations of Public Administration, graduate level (Fall 2014)
  • Research Methods and Statistics, undergraduate level (Spring 2015)  
       *All courses include online learning components

Instructor (University of North Texas)

Full responsibility for course development, teaching, and grading as instructor of record.

  • Public Policy and Bureaucracy, undergraduate level (Fall 2012, Spring 2013, Fall 2013, Spring 2014)
  • Nonprofit Management, undergraduate level (Summer 2013)
  • Introduction to Public Administration, undergraduate level (Summer 2012)

*All courses include online learning components

Guest Lecturer (University of North Texas)

  • Introduction to Public Administration, undergraduate level (Fall 2013)
    Machinery of Government
    Reforming and Reinventing Movement
    Privatization
    The role of Nonprofit Organizations in Public Service Delivery
  • Leading and Managing Public Organizations, graduate level (Spring 2012)
    Public Service Motivation
    Theories of Work Motivation
    Leadership
  • Nonprofit Capacity Building, graduate level (Fall 2011)
    The Charismatic Organization
    Components of a Successful Nonprofit Organization
    Comprehensive Organizational Capacity Building
  • Public Policy & Bureaucracy, undergraduate level (Fall 2011)
    Decision-making in Public Bureaucracy: Approaches to Public Decision Making

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Public administration and public management, nonprofit management, nonprofit-government collaborations, public policy, professional membership associations, contract management and nonprofit financial management, volunteerism, organization sustainability and capacity building, civil society, social capital.

TEACHING INTERESTS

Public administration and public policy, nonprofit management, statistical and quantitative methods, public management, policy analysis, nonprofit capacity building, intergovernmental relations, bureaucracy, organization theory, leadership, nonprofit fund development.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA)
American Society for Public Administration (ASPA)
ASPA Section on Nonprofit Policy, Practice and Partnerships (NP3)
Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA)

SERVICE AND VOLUNTARY ACTIVITIES

Profession

Panel chair at Midwest Political Science Conference (2015)
Reviewer for Nonprofit Management & Leadership journal (2015)
Reviewer for Public Administration Review journal (2014)

National level

Legislative Action Days UNT GSC representative on behalf of National Association of Graduate-Professional Students (Fall 2013, Spring 2014)

Community level

Primary Investigator and Consultant for the Bloomfield Township Senior Services survey (2015)
Volunteer at Make a Difference Day event for Serve Denton non-profit organization (Fall 2013)
Volunteer at Eagle Pointe Church, Denton, TX (2014)

University

Member of the Distinguished Teaching Professorship Selection and Review Committee (2014)
Vice President of Programming and Outreach, Graduate Student Council (GSC) UNT (2013-2014)
Member of the Search Committee for UNT Career Center Director (2013)
Financial Director at the GSC UNT (2012-2013)
International Ambassador of Russia, UNT (2010-2011)

Department

Primary Investigator and Coordinator for the Master of Public Administration (MPA) program at Oakland University Employer Survey (2015)
Advisor for MPA students with Nonprofit Specialization at the Department of Political Science, Oakland University (2014-2015)
Student tutor of the statistical research methods (2014)
Social Chair of the PhD Student Association, Department of Public Administration, UNT (2012-2013)
Secretary of the Board of PhD Student Association, Department of Public Administration, UNT (2011 – 2012)

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS

‘Thank a Teacher’ Program recipient (2013, 2014)
Toulouse Graduate School Travel Grant (2013)
Membership Engagement Models of the Future research grant award by American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) Foundation (2013-2014)
Outstanding Ph.D. Student for Academic Year, Department of Public Administration, University of North Texas (2012-2013)
Craig B. Raupe Memorial Travel Grant from the Student Government Association (UNT-SGA) (2012)
ARNOVA Conference Scholarship and Travel Grant (2012)
USC Scholarship for Continuing Students (2011-2014)
International Texas Public Education Grant (TPEG) (2011-2013)
American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) Travel Grant (2011)
Scholarship for Academic Achievement, University of North Texas (2010-2014)
Competitive Scholarship Waiver, University of North Texas (2010-2014)
State Academic Achievement Scholarship, Siberian Academy for Public Administration (2002-2007)

LANGUAGES

English (Fluent), Russian (Native)