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Nicole Marwell: Patronage and Political Exchange in a Municipal Legislature: New York City Council Discretionary Spending
April 16, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Associate Professor of Public Affairs and Sociology, Baruch College and the Graduate Center
Nicole Marwell is the Academic Director of the Baruch College Center for Nonprofit Strategy and Management. Marwell has published articles in the American Sociological Review, the Annals of the American Society of Political and Social Sciences, City and Community, Social Service Review, Qualitative Sociology, and the Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly. Her 2007 book, Bargaining for Brooklyn: Community Organizations in the Entrepreneurial City was published by the University of Chicago Press. Current empirical work examines: government contracts to nonprofit organizations in New York City; collaborative governance and the social rights of children in the child welfare system; and dynamics of patronage and political exchange in discretionary public budget allocations. Marwell’s research is supported by the National Science Foundation.