Jerry Marx, Ph.D., is a tenured, Associate Professor in the Department of Social Work at the University of New Hampshire. Before earning his Ph.D., he served as Executive Director of a community-based agency in Portland, Maine. Dr. Marx's research interest is community and administrative practice. In this context, he has published journal articles on such topics as human service volunteerism, online giving, and the charitable giving patterns of corporations, women, African Americans, and Hispanic Americans. Marx's scholarship resulted in a college research award in 1999 and an invitation to the first White House Conference on Philanthropy in 1999. His textbooks are Social Work and Social Welfare: An Introduction, co-authored with Anne Broussard, Fleur Hopper, and Dave Worster and published by Pearson/Allyn & Bacon (2011) and Social Welfare: The American Partnership, published by Allyn & Bacon in 2004. Dr. Marx's current research projects include a national survey of university-state child welfare training partnerships. In 2014, Dr. Marx was appointed director of the UNH Honors Program and currently splits his time between the social work department and his director duties.
D.S.W., Social Work, Boston College
M.S.W., Social Work, Boston College
B.S., Business Admin.&Managemt, University of Southern Maine