Roseanne Mirabella, Ph.D.

Professor of Political Science and Public Affairs
Department of Political Science and Public Affairs

Roseanne Marie Mirabella, PhD is a Professor of the Department of Political Science and MPA Program Chair at Seton Hall University. Dr. Mirabella teaches and conducts research on nonprofit organizations, nongovernmental organizations, public service organizations and sustainable development. Roseanne is the current President-Elect of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA), has served as a member of the Board of Trustees and as Secretary of the association and was the Vice Chair of ARNOVA's Section on Theories, Issues and Boundaries. Dr. Mirabella is the first SHU Director of the University Core Curriculum having served nine years as co-chair of the Faculty Senate's Core Curriculum Committee, which developed and implemented the first university-wide curriculum for undergraduates on the SHU campus. She is active in faculty governance, having been elected to three terms as Chair of the Faculty Senate and is the current Chair of the Faculty Senate's Compensation Committee. As part of her community research and outreach initiatives on campus. Dr. Mirabella is the Executive Director of Seton Hall's Center for Community Research and Engagement (formerly the Institute for Service Learning). Finally, she was a member of her local Board of Education, elected to four three-year terms and is currently a member of the Board of Trustees of the Somerset Hills YMCA. Dr. Mirabella has developed the Nonprofit Management Education Website at