Dennis Culhane, PhD

Dennis P. Culhane, PhD

culhane@upenn.edu

Professor, Social Work, School of Social Policy & Practice
Professor, Psychology, Perelman School of Medicine
Professor, Policy Research and Evaluation, Graduate School of Education

Dr. Culhane’s primary area of research is homelessness and assisted housing policy. His research has contributed to efforts to address the housing and support needs of people experiencing housing emergencies and long-term homelessness. His recent research includes studies of vulnerable youth and young adults, including those transitioning from foster care, juvenile justice, and residential treatment services. Dr. Culhane is the Director of Research for the National Center on Homelessness among Veterans at the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. He co-directs the Intelligence for Social Policy initiative (ISP), a MacArthur-funded project to promote the development of integrated database systems by states and localities for policy analysis and systems reform.

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