Dr. Sandra Stötzer is working as a research assistant with habilitation at the Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria, at the Institute of Public and Nonprofit Management. Her educational background is in business administration and social economy studies. Her research focusses on selected aspects of nonprofit organizations´ (NPO) governance, accountability and fundraising as well as on resilience of NPO. She is also interested in territorial reforms (community mergers) and current issues of sustainable development including its implementation by public institutions.