J. E. Beagles

Assistant Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs

Jeb Beagles faculty page

Contact Information

324 Eggers Hall
(315) 443-5847
Curriculum Vitae
Jonathan Beagles CV 2018


Ph.D., University of Arizona, 2017


Nonprofit management, network and nonprofit governance, international non-governmental organizations


International Management and Leadership

Nonprofit Financial Management

NGO Management in Developing and Transitioning Countries


Jonathan “Jeb” Beagles' is an assistant professor of public administration and international affairs. He is also a faculty research associate at the Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs and the Program for the Advancement of Research on Conflict and Collaboration (PARCC). His research focuses on the management and governance of international non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and faith-based organizations (FBOs) and their role in global governance. 

Jeb’s research has been published in journals such as the Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, Perspectives on Public Management and Governance, and Healthcare Management Review. He is actively involved in the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA) and the Public Management Research Association (PMRA).

Before joining the Maxwell School, Jeb was an Associate Professor of Accounting and Management at the Zapara School of Business at La Sierra University (2016-2018) where he taught classes on Managerial and International Accounting, Financial Management, and Global Poverty. He has also served as a Country Director in Ethiopia (2012-2014) and a Senior Financial Compliance Administrator (2007-2008) for the Adventist Development and Relief Agency. 


Peer Reviewed Research Publications

Vermeiren, Caroline, Raeymaekers, Peter, & Beagles, Jonathan E. (accepted). In Search of Inclusiveness: Vertical Complexity in Public-Nonprofit Networks. Public Management Review.

Beagles, Jonathan E., Schnell, Sabina, Gerard, Catherine. (forthcoming). Overcoming Parochialism in American Public Administration. Perspectives on Public Management and Governance

Provan, Keith G., Beagles, Jonathan E., Leischow, Scott F., Mercken, Liesbeth. 2013. Awareness of Evidence-Based Practices by Organizations in a Smoking Cessation Network. Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, 23: 133-53

Leischow, Scott J., Provan, Keith, Beagles, Jonathan, Bonito, Joseph, Ruppel, Erin, Moor, Gregg & Saul, Jessie. 2012. Mapping Tobacco Quitlines in North America: Signaling Pathways to Improve Treatment. American Journal of Public Health. 102(11).

Provan, Keith G., Beagles, Jonathan E. & Leischow, Scott F. 2011. Network Formation, Governance, and Evolution in Public Health: The North American Quitline Consortium case. Health Care Management Review, 36(3).