Name: Mark Sidel

Professional Title: Doyle-Bascom Professor of Law and Public Affairs

Affiliation: University of Wisconsin-Madison

Country: United States

Title of Presentation: International and Domestic Funding, Philanthropy, and Justice-Related Education and Legal Reform

Short Bio: Mark Sidel is Doyle-Bascom Professor of Law and Public Affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Consultant for Asia at the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL). He specializes in philanthropy and nonprofit organizations and their relations with the state in China, Vietnam, India and the United States. He can be reached at [email protected].

Sidel has consulted widely with the donor community, including the Ford, Gates, Asia and other foundations and a number of international NGOs and other organizations. Earlier he worked at the Ford Foundation in Beijing, Hanoi, Bangkok and New Delhi on support for strengthening philanthropy and the voluntary sector, legal reform, and governance. Sidel is author or editor of nine volumes, including Regulation of the Voluntary Sector: Freedom and Security in an Era of Uncertainty (Routledge), and Philanthropy and Law in South Asia (APPC, ed. with Zaman).