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Faculty Bio

Georgette E. Dumont

Associate Professor

Phone: (904) 620-5855

Office: 51/2416



Areas of Expertise

Public and Nonprofit Management and Leadership, Public Accountability, Social Media, Public Administration, e-Governance, Administrative Communication, Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Smart Cities, 311 Systems, ERP Systems



Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois

Ph.D. in Political Science, 2010


Examination fields: Public Administration (with distinction), American Government

Dissertation: Evaluating and Understanding Virtual Accountability of Nonprofit Organizations: An Exploratory Study of Human Service, Arts and Culture, and Societal Benefit Nonprofit Organizations' Virtual Accountability in Illinois

Committee: Yu-Che Chen (Chair), Gerald Gabris, and Curtis Wood


Bridgewater State College, Bridgewater, Massachusetts

Master of Public Administration, 2005


Concentration: Nonprofit Management

Thesis: Improving Nonprofit Accountability through the Incorporation of Public Relations in Nonprofit Administration

Committee: Wendy Haynes (Chair), Shaheen Mozaffar, and Mary Lamonica


Roger Williams University, Bristol, Rhode Island

Bachelor of Arts, 2001

Major: Communication Studies

Minor: Political Science


Honors: Magna Cum Laude, Dean's List 1999 - 2001, National Political Science Honors Society: Pi Sigma Alpha



Dr. Georgette Dumont is an Associate Professor in UNF's Department of Political Science and Public Administration. Some of the journals Dr. Dumont has published in Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, Journal of Nonprofit Education and Leadership, and the American Review of Public Administration. She has also published various book chapters, and currently has a contract with Oxford University Press for a book on nonprofit accountability. She continues to present nationally on her research. Dr. Dumont is active in her community and analyzes how local nonprofits are utilizing new technologies, which has resulted in reports to inform nonprofits in Northeast Florida about how the local sector is using online technologies, specifically social media.


Dr. Dumont consults with nonprofits on strategy, technology, leadership, and strategic planning. She served on local nonprofit boards of directors, Jacksonville's Public Service Grants Council, and is a Community Coach for the Nonprofit Center of Northeast Florida. Currently she serves on the executive committee for ASPA'S section on Science and Technology in Government and in an elected capacity as a councilwoman for Jacksonville Beach, Florida.