Our Faculty

Rebecca Tekula

Assistant Professor
Executive Director, Wilson Center for Social Entrepreneurship

Dyson College of Arts and Sciences

Public Administration

Location
  • @New York City
    163 William Street 21st Floor
Office Hours
New York City

Education


PhD , University of Lugano, Switzerland: Department of Public Management and Economics , Lugano, Switzerland , 2009
Economics / Public Management and Finance

MPA , Pace University , New York, NY , 2009
Nonprofit Management

MBA , University of Oxford , Oxford, United Kingdom , 2006
Social Entrepreneurship, Finance and Strategy

BA , Vassar College , Poughkeepsie, NY , 2000
English Literature

Publications


Tekula, R. M. & Shah, A. (2016). Impact Investing: Funding Social Innovation and Related Actors. (Forthcoming 2015) Ed. O.M. Lehner. Routledge Handbook of Social and Sustainable Finance. Routeledge, Oxford, UK.. Othmar M. Lehner (Eds.), Routledge Handbook of Social and Sustainable Finance. Oxford, UK: Routledge. http://www.acrn-journals.eu/publications/publications/handbookssfii.html

Tekula, R., Shah, A. & Jhamb, J. (2015). Universities as Intermediaries: Impact Investing and Social Entrepreneurship. Metropolitan Universities Journal. Vol 26 (Issue 1) , pages 35-51.

Tekula, R., Morreale, J. & Jhamb, J. (2014). Social Entrepreneurship in the United States: Impact and Resilience in Crisis. Eds. Parra, C. and F. y Porta. Social Entrepreneurship: Sustainable Alternatives for a New Economy. J.M. Bosch, Barcelona, Spain. Parra, C. and F. y Porta (Eds.), Social Entrepreneurship: An Alternative to the Crisis. Barcelona, Spain: J.M. Bosch. http://www.editorial.libreriabosch.com/editorial/detalle/es/3015/emprenduria-social-alternativa-sostenible-para-una-nueva-economia-978-84-942385-9-8.aspx

Rahman, N. & Tekula, R. M. (2014, March 1). A Replicable Evaluation Method of Social Entrepreneurship Centers and Programs. Eds. Pate, L and C. Wankel. Emerging Research Directions in Social Entrepreneurship. Springer, Dordrecht, UK.. Pate, Larry; Wankel, Charles (Eds.), Emerging Research Directions in Social Entrepreneurship. Dordrecht, UK: Springer. http://www.springer.com/gp/book/9789400778955

Murdock, A., Tekula, R. & Parra, C. (2014, February 1). Responding to Challenge: Comparing Nonprofit Programmes and Pedagogy at Universities in the United Kingdom, Spain, and the United States. The NISPAcee Journal of PublicAdministration and Policy. Vol VI (Issue 2) http://www.nispa.org/journal.php?sid=1134

PRESENTATIONS


Tekula, R. & Shah, A. (2014, October 7). Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU) Conference 2014. Impact Investing: Funding Social Innovation. Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU), Syracuse, NY

Tekula, R. (2012, November 17). Association for Research on Nonprofit and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA) Annual Conference . Characteristics of Pay-for-Performance Behavior in Nonprofit Organizations. Association for Research on Nonprofit and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA), Indianapolis, IN

Tekula, R., Murdock, A. & Parra, C. (2012, November 15). Association for Research on Nonprofit and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA) Annual Conference . Responding to Challenge: Comparing and Contrasting Selected University Nonprofit Programmes and Pedagogy in the USA and Europe. Association for Research on Nonprofit and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA), Indianapolis, IN

Tekula, R. (2012, November 15). Association for Research on Nonprofit and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA) Annual Conference . Unrelated Business Income in Nonprofits: Does this Earned Income Sustain Programs?”. Association for Research on Nonprofit and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA), Indianapolis, IN

Tekula, R. & Murdock, A. (2012, November 7). NYU Satter Conference on Social Entrepreneurship 2012. Responding to Challenge: Comparing and Contrasting Selected University Nonprofit Programmes and Pedagogy in the USA and Europe. NYU, New York, NY

Tekula, R. (2011, August 14). Academy of Management (AOM) Annual Meeting 2011. The Relationship Between Governance and Performance in Nonprofits: A Quantitative Analysis. Academy of Management (AOM), San Antonio, TX

Tekula, R. & Rahman, N. (2010, November 5). NYU Satter Conference on Social Entrepreneurship 2010. Back to Square One: An Examination of Social Enterprise Centers and Programs,”. NYU, New York, NY

Tekula, R. (2010, November 5). NYU Satter Conference on Social Entrepreneurship 2010. Social Enterprise: Innovation or Mission Distraction?. NYU, New York, NY

Tekula, R. (2009, October 15). IDHEAP Academic Conference. Inefficient Cross-Subsidies in the Diversification of Nonprofit Revenue Streams: How do Financial Gains from Unrelated Business Activities Relate to Program Expenditure?. IDHEAP, Berne, Switzerland

MEDIA CONTRIBUTIONS

  • 914Inc (Westchester Magazine) [Magazine], December 2014
    Research report on the state of the Westchester nonprofit sector featured in 914Inc, the business issue of Westchester Magazine.
  • Newsday [Newspaper], February 7 2013
    Interviewed for and quoted in article on IRS & FBI probe mayor, involving nonprofits.
  • 914Inc (Westchester Magazine) [Magazine], January 30 2012
    Interviewed for and research presented in article on corporate giving.
  • Interest.com [Internet], November 7 2011
    Advice featured in article "6 Ways to Make Giving to Charity Work for You"
  • 914Inc (Westchester Magazine) [Magazine], April 14 2011
    Interview and research featured in article on the economic impact of Westchester nonprofits and how they fared during the economic downturn.
  • Nonprofit Quarterly [Magazine], November 4 2010
    Research paper on nonprofits and social enterprise featured in article.
  • Fast Company [Magazine], November 4 2010
    Research paper featured in article "The Thin Mint Paradox"
  • Wall Street Journal [Newspaper], November 4 2010
    Research paper featured in article on nonprofits earning unrelated income.
  • Chronicle of Philanthropy [Newspaper], November 4 2010
    Research paper on nonprofits and social enterprise featured in article.
  • WVOX Radio [Radio], January 2010
    Full feature interview on WVOX Radio. Topic of nonprofits and social enterprse.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action [Co-Chair, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Track] , January 2014
    The Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA) is the U.S.-based, national and international association that connects scholars, teachers, and practice leaders interested in research on nonprofit organizations, voluntary action, philanthropy and civil society. Founded in 1971 as the Association of Voluntary Action Scholars, ARNOVA is a neutral, open forum committed to strengthening the research about and helping shape better practice in these realms
  • Academy of Management [Communications Officer, Public and Nonprofit Management Division] , August 2013
    The Academy of Management is the preeminent professional association for management and organization scholars. Founded in 1936, AOM's global community today is nearly 20,000 strong, spanning 115 countries.
  • Academy of Management [Executive Committee Member, Public and Nonprofit Division] , August 2012
    The Academy of Management is the preeminent professional association for management and organization scholars. Founded in 1936, AOM's global community today is nearly 20,000 strong, spanning 115 countries.
  • Pi Alpha Alpha, the National Honor Society for Public Affairs and Administration , May 2004
    Pi Alpha Alpha is the Global Honor Society for Public Affairs and Administration. The purpose of Pi Alpha Alpha is to encourage and recognize outstanding scholarship and accomplishment in public affairs and administration.
  • Academy of Management [Membership Chair] , August 2013
    The Academy of Management is the preeminent professional association for management and organization scholars. Founded in 1936, AOM's global community today is nearly 20,000 strong, spanning 115 countries.
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