DePaul University - School of Public Service

Address: 14 E. Jackson, #1600, Chicago, IL 60604
      
Description: Our mission is to educate women and men to be effective public service leaders in the global community guided by the values of St. Vincent de Paul. Our advanced, professional degrees combine management training with practical skills to develop the next generation of leaders in nonprofit and government sectors. We challenge our students to think critically about current issues, to analyze policies that shape government and international relations. We emphasize writing skills and effective management. Students advance their careers as leaders in service to nonprofit and government sectors through the accumulation and expansion of knowledge and skills through the curriculum.
      
Research Specialty: Volunteering, Charitable Giving, Strategic Planning
      
NACC Representative: Christopher J. Einolf, Ph.D.
      
Representative Bio: Dr. Einolf received his bachelor's degree in religion from Davidson College in 1991, a master's degree in International Affairs from Columbia University in 1994. He worked in the field of refugee resettlement and asylum law from 1994 to 2003, and received a PhD in Sociology from the University of Virginia in 2006. Dr. Einolf's primary research focus is altruism, volunteering and charitable giving. His dissertation, Pathways to Altruism: A Gender and Life Course Perspective, won the ARNOVA Gabriel Rudney dissertation award in 2007. His articles have been published in Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, Social Science Research, Sociology of Religion, and Journal of Marriage and Family. His current work focuses on how gender, marriage, and children affect participation in giving and volunteering.