Tosca Bruno-Van Vijfeijken

Director, Transnational NGO Initiative


Contact Information

346E Eggers Hall
(315) 443-5073
Curriculum Vitae
Tosca Bruno-van Vijfeijken CV

Adjunct Faculty, Public Administration and International Affairs


M.A., University of Leiden, 1987


Transnational civil society organizations including NGOs: their governance, leadership and effectiveness; program and organizational evaluation, international development aid


PAI/PSC 713: Governance and Global Civil Society


Berlan, David and Tosca Bruno-van Vijfeijken 2013. The Planned Close of an NGO: Evidence for a New Organizational Form? Voluntas 24 (1): 262-275.

Bruno-van Vijfeijken, Tosca and Hans Peter Schmitz 2011. A Gap between Ambition and Effectiveness,Journal of Civil Society 7 (3), 287-293.

Lux, Steven J. and Bruno-van Vijfeijken, Tosca 2013: From Alliance to International: The Global Transformation of Save the ChildrenTeaching Notes. Syracuse: Program for the Advancement of Research on Conflict and Collaboration (PARCC).  

Bruno-van Vijfeijken, Tosca and Karen Schuler 2013: CEO Succession and Transition: Why it pays to be prepared for CEO transitionsMonthly Developments Magazine 31 (7), 53

Bruno-van Vijfeijken, Tosca, Uwe Gneiting, and Hans Peter Schmitz 2011: How does CCCD Affect Program Effectiveness and Sustainability? A Meta Review of Plan's Evaluations. Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs. 

Bruno-van Vijfeijken, Tosca, Uwe Gneiting, Hans Peter Schmitz, and Otto Valle 2010: Rights-Based Approach to Development. Learning from Guatemala, a report commissioned by Plan International, Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs.

Gneiting, Uwe, Tosca Bruno-van Vijfeijken, Hans Peter Schmitz, and Ricardo Gomez 2009: Setting Higher Goals: Rights and Development, in: Monday Developments 27 (12), 19-20.

Heiberg, Danielle and Tosca Bruno-Van Vijfeijken 2009: Which Measurement Matters?,  in Monday Developments 27 (9), 26-7.

Schmitz, Hans Peter, Paloma Raggo, and Tosca Bruno-van Vijfeijken 2012. Accountability of Transnational NGOs: Aspirations vs. PracticeNonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly 41 (6), 1176-95.