Kelly Husted

Analyst, Health Care
Government Accountability Office (GAO)
Kelly Husted is a PhD Candidate at the Evans School of Public Policy & Governance. Her dissertation research focuses on the influence of large philanthropic foundations on public policy. Other research streams include participatory grantmaking strategies among large foundations and accountability mechanisms within collaborative governance partnerships. She holds an MPA from the University of San Francisco and a BA from Stanford University in Political Science and Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity.
M.S. in Public Policy and Management, University of Washington, 2017
MPA, University of San Francisco, 2014
B.A. in Political Science and Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity, Stanford University, 2006
Nonprofit Management
Nonprofit Organizations
Public Management
Social Marketing
Organizational Theory

Suarez, D.F., Husted, K., & Casas, A. (2018). Community foundations as advocates: social change discourse in the philanthropic sector. Interests Groups & Advocacy. (7)3, 206-232.


Diversity Committee member 2015-16

Faculty Search Committee member 2016-17

Scott W. Allard

Associate Dean for Research & Engagement;
Daniel J. Evans Endowed Professor of Social Policy
PAR 260A
(206) 221-4872

Mary Kay Gugerty

Mary Kay Gugerty
Associate Dean for Teaching & Learning;
Nancy Bell Evans Professor in Nonprofit Management
PAR 340-H
(206) 221-4599

David Suárez

Associate Professor;
Colleen Willoughby Endowed Faculty Fellow in Philanthropy & Civil Society
PAR 340K
(206) 221-1058
Advocating for Change: Drivers of Foundation Advocacy in the United States

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