varkeySapna Varkey

Public policy administration

Dr. Sapna Varkey is a nonprofit and public management scholar specializing in publicness. Her research identity focuses on organizational performance and the institutional pressures and organizational structures and practices that influence outcomes. Her research agenda explores three streams of scholarship that contribute to our understanding of public and nonprofit performance: performance management ;at the organization-level of analysis, publicness and nonprofit organizations. These streams of research align to answer broader questions about how institutional pressures and organizational structures and practices affect service delivery and how to improve delivery.

Sapna earned a bachelor's at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she double majored in political science and public policy with a concentration in social justice. ;She completed her Master of Public Administration at East Carolina University and her Ph.D. in Public Administration at North Carolina State University.