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Bethany Nelson, PhD

Director of Foundation Operations

Dr. Bethany Nelson (she/her) serves as the Director of Foundation Operations for FoRSE within the NAATP team. Bethany earned her PhD in Sociology from the University of Tennessee where her research focused on criminology, identity, and mass media. Prior to joining the FoRSE team, Dr. Nelson worked in both fundraising and program management for several nonprofits across the southeast. As the new Director of Foundation Operations, Bethany will be responsible for the day to day functionality, fundraising, and operational growth of FoRSE.