Yuan (Daniel) Cheng

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Humphrey School of Public Affairs
Twin Cities

Award Year
University Award
McKnight Presidential Fellow Award
Research Title
Reimagining Government-Nonprofit Relations and Bridging the Research-Practice Gap

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Yuan (Daniel) Cheng is an outstanding scholar in the field of public and nonprofit management and has an international reputation for his interdisciplinary research in the areas of government-nonprofit relations, coproduction, and cross-sector collaboration. He is the managing editor of Public Administration Review and board member of the Minneapolis Parks Foundation. In close collaboration with governmental and community organizations, Dr. Cheng is currently embarking on new research directions to better understand the implementation of evidence-based practices in government, the policy impacts of academic research, and how to design more inclusive public sector grant-making programs.