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Daniel Curtis, PhD

PhD Graduate

  • PhD Student, Doctoral Program in Social Welfare, 2010-2011 cohort
    Advisor: Dr. Ram Cnaan
  • Dissertation: Blessings and Burdens: How Immigrants to the United States Who Are Latter-day Saints Perceive the Benefits and Costs of Being Religious
  • University of Michigan-Ann Arbor – Master’s in Social Work, 2010
  • Brigham Young University – Bachelor’s in Social Work, 2009

Presentations

  • DSSC and GAPSA G12 Synergy Fund Conference, March 21 2013, Latter-day Saint Volunteerism, Paper
  • Latter-day Saint Student Association regional conference, March 30 2013, Latter-day Saint Volunteerism, Paper
  • Annual meeting for the Scientific Study of Religion, October 2012, Motivating Mormons: What motivates Mormons to volunteer and donate?, Paper
  • ARNOVA, November 2012, Motivating Mormons, Paper

Publications

  • Cnaan & Curtis, Religious Congregations as Voluntary Associations: An Overview., Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly. 2013, 42(2)
  • Curtis & Cnaan, International Volunteering by Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints., International Journal of Religion and Society. 2012, 2(4)
  • Cnaan, R. Curtis, D.W. (2010). The Business of Helping the Poor. Nitte Management Review.

SP2 News

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Faculty Tribute: SP2 Professor, Ortner Center Director Susan B. Sorenson Retiring in 2021

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Faculty Tribute: SP2 Professor Mark Stern Retiring in 2021

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Faculty & Research

Faculty Tribute: SP2 Associate Professor Roberta Rehner Iversen Retiring in 2021

Roberta (Bobbie) Iversen, PhD, MSS, an associate professor at Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2), is retiring at...

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