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Daniel Choi

Daniel Choi, MSW

  • Student, PhD in Social Welfare

Cohort: 2020-2021

Advisor: Dr. Ram Cnaan

Research Interests

Effects of religion on society

Community development

Volunteerism

Corporate social responsibility

Daniel is a first year PhD student at the School of Social Policy and Practice. His research interests include the effects of religious organizations on their communities, volunteerism in both secular and religious arenas, and the social responsibilities of corporations.

Daniel returns to the University of Pennsylvania after receiving his Master of Social Work from the School of Social Policy and Practice in 2018. He received his Bachelor of Social Work from the University of Georgia in 2017. Prior to pursuing his doctorate, he worked as a therapist in the field of addiction and substance abuse.

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