Fredrik O. Andersson

Fredrik O. Andersson’s research sits at the intersection of entrepreneurship, civil society, and nonprofit organization studies. His main scholarly interests include new nonprofit emergence, governance, and capacity building. His most current research considers the entrepreneurial dynamics of the voucher school population in the City of Milwaukee. Fredrik joined SPEA in 2017 from the University of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, where he taught and conducted research from 2013 to 2017 with the Helen Bader Institute for Nonprofit Management. Fredrik completed an Interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Entrepreneurship and Public Affairs from the Bloch School of at Management the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Some new nonprofits take off, others flop, and nobody knows why

It’s easier to appear destined for greatness on the drawing board than in real life.