By Kelly R. Young Patrick Dwyer, Ph.D., went to college to study math before becoming hooked on studying human nature through the scientific method, going on to earn his doctorate in social psychology at the University of Minnesota. In 2017, he joined the faculty at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy as an… Read more »
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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.
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 »