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E-M:/ New MSU course on non-profit organizations and policy

Department of Resource Development
Fall Semester 2001

RD 891/001 Selected Topics

Nonprofit Organizations and Policy:
National and International Perspectives

August 27-December 10
Mondays 6:00-8:50 pm
133D Erickson Hall


Dr. Norm Brown
President Emeritus, W.K. Kellogg Foundation; Chairman of Board, Points of Light Foundation; Visiting Professor, Resource Development Department

Dr. John Kornacki, Director of Congressional Programs, Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars; Fellow, Center for the Study of American Government, Johns Hopkins University; Adjunct Associate Professor, Resource Development Department

This graduate course will focus on the role of nonprofits in public policy formation and advocacy. It will provide students with a better understanding of the nonprofit sector's roots, development and activities in the public sphere. Students will learn how to constructively engage in the public policy process.

Nonprofit executives, public officials, lobbyists and national scholars will be a featured part of this unique seminar that will employ real-time teleconferencing from MSU's campus and Washington, D.C. classrooms.

For more information about the course: Norm Brown, 616-671-5221 (phone),
616-671-5847 (fax), n.brown6020@juno.com (email)

For registration information: Cheryl Lowe, 517-353-1914 (phone) or lowec@msu.edu (email)

Geoffrey Habron                 Assistant Professor, Michigan State University
Department of Fisheries and Wildlife    Department of Sociology 
13 Natural Resources Building           316 Berkey Hall                 
East Lansing, MI 48824          East Lansing, MI 48824
517-432-8086 voice                      517-355-6639 voice
517-432-1699 fax                        517-432-2856 fax