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Peter Dobkin Hall

Naomi GardbergPeter Dobkin Hall is a Professor at the School of Public Affairs at Baruch College and Senior Research Fellow at the Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations at Harvard University.

He is available to comment on:
- Philanthropy, voluntarism, and nonprofit institutions
- Wealthy individuals, philanthropic elites and their influence on nonprofit management
- Charities law, regulation and taxation
- Corporate social responsibility
- The impact of religion on politics and public life

Before coming to Baruch, Professor Hall taught at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. Earlier, he served as director of Yale University’s Program on Non-Profit Organizations (PONPO), the first concerted scholarly effort to study philanthropy, voluntarism, and nonprofits. He also held teaching positions in the Divinity School, the Rockefeller Archive Center, and Wesleyan University.

Professor Hall has written numerous books on nonprofit organizations and philanthropy, and has been quoted in The Washington Post, The New York Times, and NPR. His work has been published in The New York Times, American Historical Review, American Sociological Review, Commonwealth Foundation News, History of Education Quarterly, History of Higher Education Annual, Journal of American History, New York Law School Law Review, Chronicle of Philanthropy, Nonprofit Quarterly, and Nonprofit Times.

Professor Hall received his BA in American Studies/History from Reed College and his MA and PhD in American History from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.


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