Genevieve G. Shaker


  • Edited Faculty Work and the Public Good: Philanthropy, Engagement, and Academic Professionalism.
  • Associate editor of Philanthropy & Education.
  • Received the Association for Fundraising Professionals’ Emerging Scholar Award.

Genevieve G. Shaker is associate professor of philanthropic studies at the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at IUPUI and adjunct professor of liberal arts and women’s studies. She was an advancement officer for 20 years, most recently as associate dean for development and external affairs for the Indiana University School of Liberal Arts, where she facilitated fundraising, communications, alumni programming, and public events.

Professor Shaker’s research focuses on higher education advancement; fundraising; workplace philanthropy; and universities’ contribution to the public good. Much of her research is intended to contribute to practice and policy as well as to build scholarly understandings.