By Patricia Snell Herzog, Ph.D., and Patrick Dwyer, Ph.D. The other day, I was talking with a colleague who studies gratitude, Patrick Dwyer. In the midst of chatting at an event we were attending, we got to talking about the art of thank you cards.
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Patrick Dwyer, Ph.D., assistant professor of philanthropic studies and a social psychologist, teamed up with the Women’s Philanthropy Institute to research and produce WPI’s newest report Encouraging Giving to Women’s and Girls’ Causes: The Role of Social Norms. The report focuses on how social norms, or behaviors that are common, valued, and accepted by others,… Read more »
Interested in taking a class that allows you to give away $10,000? Want to learn how to write a grant proposal? Consider taking one of these classes, whether you’re a philanthropy major or not. PHST-P370 Learning by Giving Undergraduate student Bubala Madubansi is a current nursing student who took the Learning by Giving course… Read more »
Title: Assistant professor of philanthropic studies Research interests/areas of study: gratitude, prosocial behaviors (helping behaviors), altruism, volunteerism (in the United States and abroad), giving behaviors Educational experience: B.A. Psychology – Vassar College; Ph.D. Social Psychology – University of Minnesota Previous experience: Postdoctoral researcher at the University of North Carolina What drew him into the study… Read more »