AREAS OF RESEARCH
Social Innovation, Philanthropy & Nonprofit Management
SP2 Centers and Faculty aim to educate individuals on the economics of giving through grantmaking strategies, identifying donors, social entrepreneurship, and the resulting social impact.
Center for High Impact Philanthropy
Center for SOCIAL IMPACT STRATEGY
Femida Handy, PhD
Professor; PhD, York (Canada), 1995. Volunteering; volunteering & health; global philanthropy; corporate social responsibility; environmental habitus.
Peter Frumkin, PhD
Professor; PhD, University of Chicago; Philanthropy; nonprofit management; social entrepreneurship.
Chao Guo, PhD
Professor; PhD, University of Southern California, 2003. Technology and nonprofits; representation and advocacy; collaboration within and across sectors; social entrepreneurship.
Ram Cnaan, MSW, PhD
Professor; PhD, Pittsburgh, 1981. Social work research methods; faith-based social services, social policy; volunteerism and volunteer action; prisoners’ reentry, and international social development.
Faculty & Research
SP2’s Dr. Chao Guo elected president of Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA)
The national and international Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action has announced that SP2's Dr. Chao Guo has been elected president of the organization. Dr. Guo is faculty director of SP2's MS in Nonprofit Leadership Program.
Gifts & Giving
SP2 names new social innovation scholars program
The Randi and Brian Schwartz Social Innovation Scholarship will provide full-tuition support for students seeking to generate impact in such areas as economic security, immigration, and global conflict.
Faculty & Research
Event with Ben Jealous looks beyond America’s racial fault line
As a child, Ben Jealous got into what his grandmother hoped would be his first — and last — fight. “My first response to having to deal with a racist […]