O’Connor, H. (2022).“The unexpected activist: Catholic women’s support for pro-choice organizations.” Journal of Philanthropy and Marketing.

Mesch, D., Osili, U., Dale, E., Ackerman, J., & O’Connor, H. (2021). “Charitable giving in married couples: Untangling the effects of education and income on spouses’ giving.” Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly.

Dale, E. & O’Connor, H. (2020) “The million-dollar donor journey: Stages of development for women donors.” International Journal of Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Marketing. 26(1).

O’Connor, H. (2020) “Mindfulness as a foundation for reflection: Applying principles from Dialectical Behavior Training to service-learning instruction.” Journal of Nonprofit Education and Leadership. 10(2).


Carpenter, H., Dolch, N., O’Connor, H. (Eds.). (forthcoming). Nonprofit Public Relations: A Critical Approach. Sagamore Publishing.


O’Connor, H. (forthcoming). “Public Relations Theories in the Nonprofit Context.” In Nonprofit Public Relations: A Critical Approach. Carpenter, H., Dolch, N., O’Connor, H. (Eds.). Sagamore Publishing.

O’Connor, H. (2022). “Writing Compelling Appeals.” In Achieving Excellence in Fundraising, 5th Edition. Shaker, G., Nathan, S., Tempel, E., Stanczykiewicz, W. (Eds.). John Wiley & Sons.

Dale, E., Shaker, G. & O’Connor, H. (2020). “Teaching Philanthropy: Developing Critical and Compassionate Approaches to Giving.” In Teaching Nonprofit Management. Bezboruah, K. and Carpenter, H., (Eds). Edward Elgar Publishing.


O’Connor, H. & Konrath, S. “Fundraiser fit: How teamwork and work preference affect the writing of appeals.” Invited to revise and resubmit for Nonprofit Management and Leadership.


O’Connor, H., Yuen, D.,Krause, I. (2022) “Philanthropic advisors in the 21st century: Holders of the Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy® (CAP®) designation.” Center on Philanthropy and Social Impact, American College of Financial Services.

Nathan, S., O’Connor, H., Shaker, G. & Danahey-Janin, P. (2021). “Fundraisers at small nonprofits need more support. Peer mentoring is an easy, low-cost answer.” The Chronicle of Philanthropy.

Nathan, S. & O’Connor, H. (2019). “Perspectives on an old narrative about the fundraising profession.” [invited blog post]. Fresh perspectives from the world of philanthropy.

Dale, E., O’Connor, H., Small, D.,Mesch, D., Osili, U., & Ackerman, J. (2018). “Giving by and for women: Understanding high-net-worth donors’ support for women and girls.” Indianapolis. Women’s Philanthropy Institute, Indiana University.

Osili, U., Mesch, D., Ackerman, J., Pactor, A., & O’Connor, H. (2018). “How women and men give around retirement.” Indianapolis. Women’s Philanthropy Institute, Indiana University.

Austin, T. & O’Connor, H. (2017). “Giving to religion.” In Giving USA 2017: The Annual Report on Philanthropy for the Year 2016. Giving USA Foundation. 171-193.

O’Connor, H. (2016). “Giving to human services.” In Giving USA 2016: The Annual Report on Philanthropy for the Year 2015. Giving USA Foundation. 183-200.


O’Connor, H. (2019). [Rev. of Goldseker, S., & Moody, M. (2017). Generation Impact: How Next Gen Donors are Revolutionizing Giving.] Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, 48(6).

O’Connor, H. (2008). [Rev. of Heath, C. & Heath. D. (2007) Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die] Perdido Magazine: Leadership with a Conscience. 12, 24-25.