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David Reingold

(812) 855-5058
SPEA Room 300

Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1996
M.A., University of Chicago, 1992
B.A., University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1990

Professional Experience

  • Director, Office of Research & Policy Development, U.S. Corporation for National & Community Service, Washington, DC, 2002–2004
  • Member and Research Committee Chair, White House Task Force for Disadvantaged Youth, Domestic Policy Council, Executive Office of the President, 2003–2004
  • Chairman, Indiana Commission on Community Service & Volunteerism, 2005–2011
  • Board President, South Central Community Action Agency, 2005–2009
  • Vice Chairman, Bloomington Housing Authority Board, 1999–2002

Awards, Honors & Certifications

  • Indiana University Teaching Excellence Recognition Award, 1998, 1999, 2000
  • Indiana Community Service Recognition Award, 2009
Biographical Sketch

Professor Reingold is a professor at the School of Public and Environmental Affairs on the Bloomington campus and visiting professor at Central European University’s School of Public Policy. He previously also served as SPEA's executive associate dean for Bloomington. His primary teaching and research areas include urban poverty, economic development, social welfare policy, low-income housing policy, civil society, and government performance. His research has appeared in the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Public Administration Review, Social Service Review, Urban Studies, the Journal of Urban Affairs, and Housing Studies, among other social science journals. His public service experience includes positions as director of research and policy development at the U.S. Corporation for National and Community Service, a member of the White House Task Force for Disadvantaged Youth and chair of the Task Force’s research committee, housing commissioner and vice-chairman of the Bloomington Housing Authority Board, board president of the South Central Community Action Program, and chair of the Indiana Commission on Community Service and Volunteerism. He has served on expert panels for the U.S. National Academy of Public Administration and the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. He is a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Social Service Review, Evaluation Review, and the Journal of Public Affairs Education. He received his MA and Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Chicago.

Professional Interests
Urban poverty, economic development, social welfare policy, low-income housing policy, civil society and government performance

Selected Publications
Curriculum Vitae

A Report on Public Affairs/Policy/Administration Undergraduate Education

  • Public Housing in China and the United States: A Policy Primer (with Lanlan Xu) in China’s Housing Reform and Outcomes edited by J. Mann. Cambridge, MA: Lincoln Institute for Land Policy Press. 2011.
  • Soldiers to Citizens: The Link Between Military Service and Volunteering (with Rebecca Nesbit), Public Administration Review, Vol. 71, No. 1, 2011.
  • The Future of National Service (with Leslie Lenkowsky), Public Administration Review, Vol. 70, No. S1, 2010.
  • Do Poverty Attitudes of Social Service Agency Directors Influence Organizational Behavior? (with Helen Liu) Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, Vol. 38, No. 2, 2009.
  • Can Government-Supported Evaluation and Policy Research Be Independent? Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Vol. 27, No. 4, 2008.
  • Response to Charles E. Metcalf’s Threats to Independence and Objectivity of Government-Supported Evaluation and Policy Research, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Vol. 27, No. 4, 2008.
  • The Characteristics and Causes of Homelessness among At Risk Families with Children in Twenty American Cities (with Angela Fertig). Social Service Review, Vol. 82, No. 3, 2008.
  • Public Housing, Health, and Health Behaviors: Is there a connection? (with Angela Fertig). Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Vol. 26, No. 4, 2007.
  • Empirical Evidence on Faith-Based Organizations in an Era of Welfare Reform. (with Maureen Pirog and David Brady). Social Service Review, Vol. 81, No.2, 2007.
  • Volunteer Growth in America: A Review of Trends since 1974 (with Robert Grimm, Nathan Dietz, John Foster-Bey, and Rebecca Nesbit). Corporation for National and Community Service, Washington, DC. 2006.
  • Why Programs Get Replicated (with Peter Frumkin). The Nonprofit Quarterly. Fall. 2004.
  • The Rise and Fall of Eastside Community Investments, Inc.: The Life of an Extraordinary Community Development Corporation. (with Craig, L. Johnson). Journal of Urban Affairs, Vol.25, No.5, 2003.
  • Practicing Philanthropy: Who is Responsible for Affordable Housing Construction? Souls, Vol. 4, No. 1. 2002.
  • Are TIFs Being Misused to Alter Patterns of Residential Segregation? The Case of Addison & Chicago, Illinois. C.L. Johnson and J. Mann (Eds.), Tax Increment Financing and Economic Development: Uses, Structures and Impact. Albany, NY: SUNY Press.2001.
  • Does Urban Public Housing Diminish the Social Capital and Labor Force Activity of Its Tenants? (with Gregg G. Van Ryzin and Michelle Ronda). Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Vol. 20, No.3, 2001.
  • The Decentralization of Manufacturing Employment and the Role of Race: The Case of the Lakeside Press. Journal of Urban Affairs, Vol. 23, No. 2, 2001.