University of Colorado Denver
School of Public Affairs
P.O. Box 173364 - Campus Box 142
Denver, CO 80217 - 3364
Phone: (303) 315 - 2744
Fax: (303) 315 - 2229
Areas of Interest: Nonprofit Management, Organization and Development.
Bio: Professor Block earned his MSW from Indiana University and Ph.D. from the University of Colorado Denver's School of Public Affairs (SPA). As a Fulbright Scholar, he taught at Moscow State University of Management and is currently involved in activities to advance nongovernmental organization (NGO) management education in Russia. His teaching and research interests include nonprofit boards of directors, executive leadership, and nonprofit organizational behavior and development. Dr. Block has authored numerous journal articles and books including Why Nonprofits Fail: Overcoming Founder's Syndrome, Fundphobia, and Other Obstacles to Success (Jossey-Bass, 2004), and Perfect Nonprofit Boards: Myths, Paradoxes & Paradigms (Simon & Schuster 1998). His latest nonprofit management textbook is in the Russian language for use in universities and NGOs throughout Russia.