Christopher J. Einolf

Dr. Christopher Einolf is Associate Professor at the School of Public Service of DePaul University, Chicago, USA. His research focuses on volunteering and charitable giving. His work has appeared in Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, Voluntas, Journal of Marriage and Family, Journal of Personality, Social Indicators Research, and Social Science Research. He recently co-edited, with Jacqueline Butcher, the book Perspectives on Volunteering: Voices from the South (New York: Springer, 2016).


Key topics Interdisciplinary and international explanations of charitable giving and volunteering






The Roots of Altruistic Behavior: A Gender and Life Course Perspective. University of

Virginia, Department of Sociology, 2006.

Recipient of the Gabriel R. Rudney Award for Best Dissertation, 2007.


Thirty international publications