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Danielle Vance-McMullen

Dr. Danielle Vance-McMullen is an expert in donor behavior, fundraising, and nonprofit competition in new charitable giving contexts. Her current work in this area examines the rise of Giving Tuesday and the decline of workplace giving using big administrative data and behavioral experiments. Her article on Donor-Advised Fund giving during recessions was recently published in Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly. Dr. Vance-McMullen's research has also been featured in the Chronicle of Philanthropy and Nonprofit Times' Fresh Research Podcast. Before completing her PhD in Public Policy at Duke University, Dr. Vance-McMullen was a consultant at The Alford Group in Evanston, IL, where she specialized in strategic planning, Board development, and fundraising audits and plans.​