Kristina Jaskyte


Kristina Jaskyte
Kristina Jaskyte





279 Williams Street
Room: 352
Athens, GA 30602

Kristina Jaskyte has an established national and international record of research and productive scholarship in the areas of innovation, change, creativity and design thinking in nonprofit organizations. Her work cuts across many traditional and innovative disciplines and has been cited in a wide array of journals, among them Public Administration Review, International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations (VOLUNTAS), Nonprofit Management and Leadership, and Human Service Organizations: Management, Leadership, and Governance. Her research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation, the American Society for Association Executives Foundation, the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS), and most recently by VentureWell, formerly known as the National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance. She has been engaged in a number of cross-cultural research projects and has served as a grant reviewer for Nazarbayev University (Kazakhstan), the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), Research Foundation Flanders, and the Czech Science Foundation.

Jaskyte has acted as a keynote speaker, session chair, panelist, presenter, and moderator at numerous local, national and international workshops and conferences. She has served on the editorial boards of the Human Service Organizations: Management, Leadership, and Governance, Nonprofit Management and Leadership, and Social Welfare: Interdisciplinary Approach journals. She is currently serving on a State of Hope advisory council for the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services and the board of the Network for Social Work Management.

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Research Interests
  • Innovation in nonprofit organizations
  • Employee creativity
  • Assessing the effectiveness of Design Thinking
  • B-Corporations
  • Interdisciplinary teamwork
  • Rural nonprofit organizational capacity building
Teaching Specialties
  • Managing organizational innovation
  • Nonprofit management
  • Design Thinking for social innovation
  • Volunteer management
  • Social work with organizations and communities

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