Office: 238 Humphrey School [Google map to Humphrey School]
* denotes academic peer-reviewed
Nonprofits – Government Relationships
Sandfort, Jodi, 2010. “Reconstituting the Safety Net: Principles and Design Elements that Support Low-Income Workers,” Old Assumptions, New Realities: Ensuring Economic Security for Working Families in the 21st Century, edited by Robert Plotnick, Marcia Meyers, Jennifer Romich, and Steven Rathgeb Smith. Russell Sage Foundation, New York. *
Sandfort, Jodi, 2010. “Nonprofits within Policy Fields” Journal of Policy Analysis and Management. Summer. 29(3), 637-644. *
*Stone, Melissa M. and Jodi R. Sandfort. 2009. “Building a Policy Fields Framework to Inform Research on Nonprofit Organizations,” Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly. December. 38(6), 1054-1075.
*Sandfort, Jodi R., Sally Coleman Selden, and Jessica Sowa. 2008. “Do the Tools Used by Government Influence Organizational Performance? An Examination of Early Childhood Education Policy Implementation,” American Review of Public Administration. September, 38:3.
*Selden, Sally Coleman, Jessica Sowa, and Jodi Sandfort. 2006. “The Impact of Nonprofit Collaboration in Early Care and Education on Management and Program Outcomes,” Public Administration Review, 66:3, pg. 412-425.
*Sandfort, Jodi R. and H. Brinton Milward. 2008. “Collaborative Service Provision in the Public Sector,” Handbook of Inter-Organizational Relations, edited by Steve Cropper, Mark Ebers, Chris Huxham, and Peter Smith Ring, Oxford University Press, pg. 147-174.
* Sandfort, Jodi R. 2000. “Examining the Effect of Welfare-to-Work Structures and Services on a Desired Policy Outcome,” Governance and Performance: New Perspectives, edited by Carolyn Heinrich, and Laurence Lynn. Georgetown University Press, pg. 140-165.
* Sandfort, Jodi R. 2000. “Moving Beyond Discretion and Outcomes: Examining Public Management from the Front-lines of the Welfare System,” Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, 10:4, pg. 729-756.
*Sandfort, Jodi R. 1999. “The Structural Impediments to Front-line Human Service Collaboration: Examining Welfare Reform at the Front-lines,” Social Service Review, 73:3, pg. 314-339.
Human Service and Nonprofit Organizations
Sandfort, Jodi, 2013. “Analyzing the Practice of Nonprofit Advocacy; Comparing Two Human Services Networks,” Nonprofit Advocacy, edited by Robert Peckham and Steven Rathgeb Smith. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, Maryland. *
*Sandfort, Jodi. 2009. “Human Service Organizational Technology: Improving Understanding and Advancing Research,” Human Services as Complex Organizations, 2nd edition, edited by Yeheskel Hasenfeld. Sage Publications. 269-290.
Sandfort, Jodi R. “Trying to Dance to Syncopated Rhythm: The Dynamics of Government Funding for Nonprofits,” Nonprofit Quarterly, Fall 2004.
Sandfort, Jodi R. “Why is Human Service Integration so Difficult to Achieve?” Focus, 23:2, pg. 35-8, Summer 2004.
*Sowa, Jessica, Sally Coleman Selden, and Jodi Sandfort. 2004. “No Longer ‘Unmeasurable?’: A Multi-dimensional Integrated Model of Nonprofit Organizational Effectiveness,” Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, 33:4, pg.711-728.
*Sandfort, Jodi R. 2003. “Exploring the Structuration of Technology within Human Service Organizations,” Administration & Society, 34:6, pg. 605-631.
Philanthropy and Citizen Engagement
Sandfort, Jodi and Kathryn Quick. Forthcoming. “Resourcing Public Value through Deliberative Processes: The Practices and Artifacts of Art of Hosting,” Public Value, edited by John Bryson, Laura Bloomberg, and Barbara Crosby. Georgetown University Press, Washington, DC.*
Sandfort, Jodi and Laura Bloomberg, 2012. “InCommons: Supporting Community-Based Leadership,” Community Development. 43(1): 12-30 *
Lui, Helen and Jodi Sandfort, 2011. “Open Source Platforms for Citizen Engagement: Examining Ashoka’s Design and Implementation,” Nonprofit Policy Forum. 2:2. *
Sandfort, Jodi R., Nicholas Stuber, & Kathryn Quick. 2012. Practicing the Art of Hosting: Exploring what Art of Hosting and Harvesting Workshop Participants Understand and Do. University of Minnesota’s Center for Integrative Leadership: Minneapolis, Minnesota.
* Sandfort, Jodi. 2008. “Using Lessons from Public Affairs to Inform Strategic Philanthropy,” Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly. September. 37:3, 537-552.
Public Affairs Training
Brooks, Christopher and Jodi Sandfort. 2013. “Trial and Error: Iteratively Improving Research on Blended Learning” Research Perspectives in Blended Learning, edited by Chuck Dziuban, Charles Graham, and Anthony Picciano. Routledge/Taylor and Francis Pubishing *
Schweik, Charles, Ines Mergel, Jodi Sandfort, and Zhirong Zhao, 2011. “Toward Open Public Administration Scholarship” Journal of Public Administration, Research and Theory, 21: 175-198. *
*Sandfort, Jodi R. and Melissa M. Stone. 2008. “The State and Local Contexts of Third Party Government: Helping Students Analyze Policy Fields,” Journal of Public Affairs Education, 14(2), 129-148.
Bingham, Lisa Blomgren, Jodi R. Sandfort, and Rosemary O’Leary. 2008. “Learning to Do and Doing to Learn: Teaching Managers to Collaborate in Networks” Big Ideas in Collaborative Public Management, edited by Blomgren and O’Leary. MESharpe, pg. 270-285.
*Flynn, Theresa A., Jodi R. Sandfort and Sally Coleman Selden. 2001. “The Three-Dimensional Approach to Learning in Public Management,” Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, June, 20:3, pg. 551-564.
Sandfort, Jodi R. “Developing New Skills For Community Practice in an Era of Policy Devolution,” guest editorial, Journal of Social Work Education, May 2000.
Social Welfare Policy Analysis
*Sandfort, Jodi R., Ariel Kalil and Julie Gottschalk. 1999. “The Mirror Has Two Faces: Welfare Clients and Front-line Workers View Policy Reform,” Journal of Poverty, 3:3, pg. 71-91.
Adams, Gina, Kathleen Snyder and Jodi Sandfort. Navigating the Child Care Subsidy System: Policies and Practices that Affect Access and Retention. Policy Brief. Urban Institute, Washington DC, March 2002.
Adams, Gina, Kathleen Snyder and Jodi Sandfort. Getting and Retaining Child Care Assistance: How Policies and Practices Influence Families’ Experiences. Assessing New Federalism project (Occasional Paper Number 55) at the Urban Institute, Washington DC, March 2002.
Laura Kaye, Demetra Nightingale, Jodi Sandfort, and Lynne Fender. Recent Changes in Massachusetts’ Welfare and Work, Child Care and Child Welfare Systems (State Update No. 5)” Urban Institute’s Assessing New Federalism project, Washington DC, July 2001.
Sandfort, Jodi R. and Sally Coleman Selden. “Blurring Boundaries in Early Childhood Education: Local Collaborations between Head Start, Preschool and Child Care Programs,” Policy and Practice (journal of the American Public Human Services Association), March 2001.
Sherman, Arloc and Jodi Sandfort. “Fighting Child Poverty in America: How Research Can Help,” Contemporary Sociology 27:6, November 1998, p. 555-561.
Seefeldt, Kristin, Jodi R. Sandfort and Sandra K. Danziger. Moving Towards a Vision of Family Independence: Local Managers’ Views of Michigan’s Welfare Reforms. Michigan Program on Poverty and Social Welfare Policy, University of Michigan, February 1998.
*Sandfort, Jodi R. and Martha S. Hill. 1996. “Assisting Young, Unmarried Mothers become Self Sufficient: The Effects of Different Types of Economic Support,” Journal of Marriage and the Family, May 58, pg. 311-326.
*Hill, Martha S. and Jodi R. Sandfort. 1995. “Effects of Childhood Poverty on Productivity Later in Life: Implications for Public Policy,” Children and Youth Services Review 17:1-33.
Adams, Gina C. and Jodi R. Sandfort. “State Investments in Child Care and Early Childhood Education,” Young Children 47:6, September 1992.
Supporting a Nonprofit Network through the Office of Economic Opportunity (with Anha Minge), multimedia E-case, 2013*
Early Childhood Education, Curated Case, 2012*
Asset Inequality, Curated Case, 2011*
Government-Nonprofit Relationships (with Micah Intermill), Video Brief, 2011*
Policy Fields (with Micah Intermill), Video Brief, 2011*
Bridge to Benefits (with Maura Schramko), multimedia E-Case, 2011*
Implementing an Alternative to Refund Anticipation Loans at Accountability Minnesota (with Jackie Aman and Kate Connors), multimedia Simulation, 2011*
* Found on the Hubert project website
Nonprofit Management and Leadership multimedia case study: Making Work Pay! Improving Implementation of the Earned Income Tax Credit at AccountAbility Minnesota
Eichers Penkert, Catherine, Nicholas Dobbins, and Jodi Sandfort. 2009. “Kujichagulia: Actively Building a Public-Nonprofit-Community Partnership.” 1st place winner of international, double-blind peer-reviewed competition.
Sandfort, Jodi R. and Timothy Dykstal, 2007. “Trust as an Asset: The MACC Alliance of Connected Communities,” Teaching Case – A and B segments. 1st place winner of international, double-blind peer-reviewed competition.
Sandfort, Jodi R. 2005. “Case de Esperanza,” Teaching Case – A, B, and C segments. Nonprofit Management and Leadership, 15:3; 15:4; 16:1.
Also published at the Center for Women and Public Policy, Humphrey School of Public Affairs and at the Electronic Hallway, Evans School of Public Affairs, University of Washington.
Featured Presenter, “Integrative Leadership,” TedxUMn, Minneapolis, MN (April 2012)
With Jon Pratt, “Practical Leadership: A Balanced Approach,” Nonprofit Leadership Conference, St. Paul, MN (June 2009).
Lunchtime Keynote Speaker, “Reassembling the Pieces: Constructing Viable Performance Systems by Sharing Expertise,” National Symposium on Accountability and Performance Measurement, sponsored by the American Society of Public Administration and Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action, Cleveland State University, Levine College of Urban Affairs (October 2008).
“Learning from the Master Gardeners: Promoting Family Economic Security with the Tools of Community Action,” Asset Building Strategies for Family Economic Security, edited by Robert Leland, ISED: Washington, DC., August 2006.