Coming Spring 2016
- Thursdays, 3:00 – 5:40 p.m.
- University Hall, Room 2048
- Instructor: Lehn Benjamin
This new course draws on literature from anthropology, sociology, social psychology, and political science to examine the experience of receiving help.
How much do we really know about the experiences of those who motivate us to start a nonprofit, donate money, or volunteer time?
Dr. Lehn Benjamin is an associate professor of philanthropic studies. She teaches graduate level courses on qualitative research methods and on philanthropy and nonprofits in society. She earned her B.A., summa cum laude, at the University of Minnesota and her M.A. and Ph.D. at Cornell University. She directs the Ph.D. program and advises its doctoral students.