Selected Publications

The following is a selected list of representative publications. For a full listing of publications and other works, please refer to the curriculum vitae.



Witesman, E., & Walters, L. (2014). Public service values: A new approach to the study of motivation in the public sphere. Public administration, 92(2), 375-405.


Child, C., Witesman, E. M., & Braudt, D. B. (2015). Sector Choice How Fair Trade Entrepreneurs Choose Between Nonprofit and For-Profit Forms. Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, 44(4), 832-851.


Witesman, E. M. (2016). An Institutional Theory of the Nonprofit Toll Goods and Voluntary Action. Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, 0899764016651729.


Witesman, E. M., & Fernandez, S. (2012). Government contracts with private organizations: Are there differences between nonprofits and for-profits? Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, 0899764012442592.


Witesman, E.M. (2014). Evidence-based innovation: Creating a statewide initiative. Salt Lake City, UT: Governor’s Office of Management and Budget.