Shariq A. Siddiqui

Adjunct Professor & Executive Director, Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA)

Department of Public Policy


Education

BA in History, University of Indianapolis, 1996
Master of Arts in Philanthropic Studies, Indiana University, 2004
Doctor of Jurisprudence, Indiana University McKinney School of Law, 2005
Ph.D. in Philanthropic Studies, Indiana University, 2014

Teaching and Research Interest

Diversity, legitimacy and power in nonprofit organizations
Nonprofit resilience during crisis, failure and turn-around
Membership associations in the United States
Comparative development of civil society
Development of international humanitarian NGOs

Professional Experience

Executive Director, Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action
Director of Development, Indiana University School of Education
Director, Legal Services, Julian Center
Executive Director, Muslim Alliance of Indiana
Director, Special Projects, Islamic Society of North America
Civil Rights Specialist, Indiana Civil Rights Commission


Dr. Shariq Siddiqui

Professor Siddiqui has taught and has served in leadership roles in the local, regional, national and international nonprofit organizations for over fifteen years. He teaches at the Fund Raising School at the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at Indiana University; Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs; Indiana University School of Social Work Indiana University, where he has taught exclusively online since 2009; and Andrews University, where he is teaching nonprofit executive leadership in Italy and Ghana.

His research interests include diversity, legitimacy and power in nonprofit organizations; nonprofit change dynamics during crisis, failure and turn-around; membership associations in the United States; and the development of civil society from a comparative perspective, with a specific focus on the development of international humanitarian non-governmental organizations (NGO). 

Shariq’s volunteer service includes the American Muslim Peace Mission to Darfur; Indiana’s Circles Out of Poverty; Interfaith Delegation to Kenya investigating support for orphans and vulnerable children through education; Common Cause Interfaith Delegation to Vietnam on Agent Orange; Fatimid Foundation serving people with blood disorders in Pakistan; and ObatHelpers, providing micro-financing, education and job training to people in Bangladesh. Shariq is the founder of the Center on American Muslim Philanthropy and the Association of Muslim Nonprofit Professionals.

Dr. Shariq Siddiqui has a Ph.D. and MA in Philanthropic Studies from the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at Indiana University.  He also has JD from the McKinney School of Law at Indiana University and holds a BA in History from the University of Indianapolis.

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Contact Information
Emailshariq.siddiqui@uconn.edu
Phone317-716-0744
Curriculum Vitae siddiqui-cv
CampusHartford Campus