C738 Wells Hall
619 Red Cedar Rd
East Lansing, MI 48824
Director of the Global Nonprofit Leadership Program
Religion and Non-Profits; Faith-Based Organizations and International Development
Dr. Jennifer Marcy is the Director of the Nonprofit Leadership, Global Cultures, and Social Enterprise M.A. & Certificate Programs in the Department of Religious Studies. Dr. Marcy is a scholar-practitioner with 18 years of experience working in the nonprofit and higher education sectors. She teaches university courses at MSU and has experience with adult curriculum development, evaluation, and delivery in multiple countries. Dr. Marcy has coordinated multidisciplinary teams spanning academia, corporations, non-profit organizations, and for-profit firms, developing global partnerships working to address major development issues. Her international work experience spans Africa, Eastern Europe, Middle East, and Latin America. Her research examines the global mobility of students, cross-border university partnerships, and the socialization and transnational experiences of international students. Dr. Marcy holds a Ph.D. in Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education from Michigan State University.