Tiana Marrese

Tiana Marrese, MS

  • Student, PhD in Social Welfare
  • Research Interests

    Volunteerism

    Nonprofits

    Leadership

    Management

    Tiana Marrese is a first-year PhD student at Penn’s School of Social Policy and Practice. She holds a BS in mathematics from Carnegie Mellon University and an MS in economics and management science from Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Her research interests involve volunteer behavior and nonprofit management. She is passionate about utilizing her technical background to expose the underlying patterns and trends in these areas. Her current works look at COVID-19’s impact on Americans’ pro-social behaviors as well as the international variation of volunteer characteristics over the last three decades. She is particularly interested in using her research to elucidate the roles that policy can play in encouraging meaningful civic engagement.

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    2021-2022

    Advisor

    Dr. Femida Handy

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