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Sapna Varkey

Public Administration


  • Mentoring Philosophy: As a mentor, I want to be welcoming and instill a sense of determination in my mentees; this arrangement would allow us to achieve goals and clear hurdles along the way.
  • Hobbies:¬† running, soccer, spending time with my nephew
  • Research Interests: As a public and nonprofit management scholar specializing in publicness, my research identity focuses on organizational performance and the institutional pressures and organizational structures and practices that influence outcomes. My research agenda explores three streams of scholarship that contribute to our understanding of public and nonprofit performance: publicness, performance management at the organization-level of analysis, and nonprofit organizations.
  • Mentoring Specialities:¬†writing, time management, collaboration, teamwork, quantitative methods, qualitative methods, dissertation