Allison Youatt Schnable

Allison Schnable, assistant professor at Indiana University, studies how people use nonprofit organizations to develop solidarity in a globalizing world.  Her book project, Amateurs Without Borders: American Volunteers and the New NGOs examines the rise of volunteer-driven development NGOs. She served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Senegal and has conducted research in Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda, and Tanzania. She holds a PhD in sociology from Princeton University.

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