Dr. Stanley W. Carlson-Thies

Posted in: Charitable Services/Income Maintenance, Education/School Choice/Multiculturalism, Society/Family/Community/Religion, State & Municipal Services/Privatization

Director, Social Policy Studies , Center for Public Justice
2444 Solomons Island Road, Suite 201
Annapolis MD
Work Fax: (410) 571-6365
Email: stanley@cpjustice.org
Home: (410) 757-4929
Website: http://cpjustice.org


Conducts research on state and local policies for implementing the charitable-choice provision of the 1996 federal welfare law (to expand government financing of faith-based organizations).
Organizes workshops on constitutional and implementation issues concerning government support for religious providers.

Academic Background

B.A.: University of California at Davis (Political Science).
M.A.: University of Toronto (Political Science).
Ph.D.: University of Toronto (Political Science).

Publications or Presentations

"Faith-Based Institutions Cooperating with Public Welfare: The Promise of the Charitable Choice Provision," in Derek H. Davis & Barry Hankins (eds.), Welfare Reform & Faith-Based Organizations (Waco, Tex.: J.M. Dawson Institute of Church-State Studies, Baylor University, 1999).
"Transforming American Welfare: An Evangelical Perspective on Welfare Reform," in D. Gushee (ed.), Empowering the Poor (forthcoming).

Issue Specialities

Charitable choice, faith-based organizations, separation of church and state, parochial schools, welfare reform, school choice, vouchers, privatization.

Calvert Index

Charitable Services/Income Maintenance
State & Municipal Services/Privatization
Education/School Choice/Multiculturalism