Jen Shang, PhD
Plymouth University School of Business
Jen Shang is a Philanthropic Psychologist and Director of Research at the Centre for Sustainable Philanthropy at Plymouth Business School and at the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy-Indiana University. Her work has been published in numerous journals. She is the author of Fundraising: Principles and Practice. Jen’s commitment to teaching was recognized by Indiana University through its annual Trustee’s Teaching Award and she was recognized by the professional body of fundraising (Institute of Fundraising in the UK) and appointed to be their Chief Examiner.
Jen is deeply committed to promoting the teaching of philanthropic psychology and fundraising. She utilizes modern teaching approaches including active-learning, Just-in-Time teaching, Decoding-the-discipline and group-based techniques. She works with over 30 nonprofit organizations including internationally-respected organizations such as American Red Cross, National Public Radio, NSPCC, Cancer Research UK and RSPCA.