About Dennis P. Culhane

• Dr. Culhane’s primary area of research is homelessness and assisted housing policy. His most recent research has focused on homelessness among veterans at the National Center on Homelessness among Veterans, and the age structure of adult homelessness.
• Dr. Culhane co-directs the Actionable Intelligence for Social Policy initiative, a MacArthur-funded project to promote the development of integrated database systems by states and localities for policy analysis and systems reform.
• Dr. Culhane's recent research has also examined the transition of youth and young adults from foster care, juvenile justice, residential treatment and military service.

• Dr. Culhane co-directs the Cartographic Modeling Lab, a center for the analysis of spatial factors in health, development and behavior.

Positions

Present Director of Research, National Center on Homelessness among Veterans, United States Department of Veterans' Affairs
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Present Research Associate, Population Studies Center, University of Pennsylvania
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Present Senior Fellow, Center for Public Health Initiatives, University of Pennsylvania
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Present Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania
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Present Faculty Co-Director, Cartographic Modeling Laboratory, University of Pennsylvania
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Present Faculty Co-Director, Actionable Intelligence for Social Policy, University of Pennsylvania
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Present Professor of Policy Research and Evaluation in Education, University of Pennsylvania
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Present Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania
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Present The Dana and Andrew Stone Professor of Social Policy, University of Pennsylvania
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Curriculum Vitae


Disciplines

None

Research Interests

Homelessness, Housing Policy, Policy Analysis Research Methods, Policy and Program Design, Spatial Analysis and Geographic Information Systems, and Integrated Administrative Data Systems for Policy Research

Courses

  • Homelessness and Urban Inequality
  • Contemporary Policy Analysis
  • Policy Analysis Research Methods


Contact Information

3701 Locust Walk
SP2 Caster Building C19
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6214
email: culhane@upenn.edu
PHONE: 215.746.3245

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2013-2015 Publications (33)

Most Downloaded (14)

Sampling from Major Themes (17)

Homelessness Policy Analysis and Commentary (35)

Structural Determinants of Homelessness (12)

Patterns of Homelessness (10)

Homelessness Prevention and Housing Stabilization (18)

Homelessness among Veterans (14)

Homelessness among Families with Children (17)

Homelessness and the Criminal Justice System (7)

Homelessness, Child Welfare and Out-of-home Placement (10)

Homelessness and HIV/AIDS (4)

Supportive Housing Interventions for Formerly Homeless Persons (9)

Integrated Administrative Databases and Community Indicator Systems (15)

Homelessness Management Information Systems and the Policy Uses of Administrative Data (16)

Homelessness Program Accountability and Costs (7)

Housing Vacancy and Abandonment (3)

Housing Affordability and Assisted Housing Policy (3)

Multisystem Youth and the Transition to Adulthood (5)

Neighborhood Factors in Health, Development and Behavior (7)

The Organization and Financing of Behavioral Health Services (12)

Articles (1)

No Subject Area (38)