Advisor: Dr. Dennis Culhane
Dissertation: Using Positive Psychology to Explain Shelter Use: A Study of Homeless Families in New York City
Income insufficiency and inequality
Research dissemination and implementation
Dan Treglia is a Practice Associate Professor 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.