Aleksey Kolpakov is an assistant professor at the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs at Ohio University. His theoretical and applied research focuses on the structural aspects of interorganizational networks to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of public management and nonprofit networks. At the Voinovich School, Aleksey Kolpakov is currently engaged in various evaluation projects with the emphasis on collaboration among public and nonprofit organizations in the state of Ohio. Kolpakov teaches classes on public administration, collaborative management, and human resource management in the public and nonprofit sector. Aleksey has an extensive professional experience working as a consultant for the United Nations agencies and projects for the past 10 years. He has consulted various public, international, and nonprofit organizations in his home country and abroad to improve their collaborative and learning capacity. Kolpakov is a member of American Society for Public Administration, Academy of Management, Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management, Midwest Political Science Association, and American Political Science Association. Aleksey received his Ph.D. degree at School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA), Indiana University with concentrations in public management and policy analysis. He also holds Master of Science degree in Organizational and Social Psychology from London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom and MBA degree from Kyrgyz Technical University.