People

Dan Treglia, PhD, MPP

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Penn SP2

  • Lecturer, MSSP Program

  • Graduate, PhD in Social Welfare

  • Research Fellow, Field Center for Children's Policy, Practice, & Research

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

Homelessness

Income insufficiency and inequality

Research dissemination and implementation

Dan Treglia is Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Social Policy and Practice, where he studies causes and policy solutions for homelessness and poverty and hosts SP2’s podcast, Scholars on the Streets. He is also a Research Fellow with the United Way’s ALICE Project, which quantifies and studies the circumstances of income insufficiency across the country, a Researcher with the Department of Veterans Affairs, and the President of StreetChange, a mobile app that increases community engagement in solving homelessness. Before joining Penn he was the Deputy Director of Research at the New York City Department of Homeless Services. He has a Masters in Public Policy from the Kennedy School of Government and a PhD in Social Welfare from SP2.

Video

SP2 News

Headshot of Johanna Greeson

Faculty & Research

New Study Examines Experiences of Foster Youth During COVID-19

A new study from the Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice, & Research reveals that youth in foster care and...

SP2 diploma stand-ins before ceremony

Faculty & Research, Student Life

Social Policy & Practice’s 2020 Award Winners

Please join us in recognizing and congratulating the following members of our Social Policy & Practice community for their outstanding...

Walter Jean-Jacques speaks at podium

Alumni Stories

MSSP Alum Awarded 2020 Bank of America Fellowship

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” is a question many can recall hearing throughout childhood. For...

Amy Castro Baker speaking at a cash transfer informational session

Faculty & Research

COVID-19 and the Housing Crisis

Amy Castro Baker has been in the news lately. As an assistant professor in the School of Social Policy &...

Discover More