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Nathan Dietz
Senior Research Associate
Former employee
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  • Nathan Dietz, a senior research associate in the Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy at the Urban Institute, is a published scholar and experienced practitioner of quantitative and qualitative social science research. He works on several projects related to program evaluation and outcome measurement, and he helps staff from the National Center for Charitable Statistics with research and analysis.

    Before joining Urban, Dietz served as senior program manager at the Partnership for Public Service, associate director for research and evaluation at the Corporation for National and Community Service, and an assistant professor of political science in the School of Public Affairs at American University.

    Research Areas
    Nonprofits and philanthropy

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    Outside Affiliations
    University of Maryland
    Associate Research Professor, School of Public Policy; Research Director, Do Good Institute; Director of the Do Good Lab

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