Dan Treglia

Dan Treglia, PhD, MPP

  • Graduate, PhD in Social Welfare
  • Cohort: 2012-2013

    Advisor: Dr. Dennis Culhane

    Dissertation: Using Positive Psychology to Explain Shelter Use: A Study of Homeless Families in New York City

    Research Interests


    Income insufficiency and inequality

    Research dissemination and implementation

    Dan Treglia is an Associate Professor of Practice at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Arts and Sciences and a graduate and former Postdoctoral Fellow of Penn’s School of Social Policy and Practice. He is a social policy researcher with a focus on housing and income instability and homelessness, with experience in government and nonprofits to connect his research to on the ground policy and action. He is also a Senior Research Fellow with United for ALICE, which quantifies and studies the circumstances of income insufficiency across the country. He has a PhD in Social Welfare from SP2 and a Masters in Public Policy from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.





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