Skip to content

Richard Gelles

Dean of The School of Social Policy & Practice, University of Pennsylvania

Richard Gelles is the Director for the Center for Research on Youth & Social Policy and Co-Director of the Field Center for Children's Policy Practice & Research at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of the highly influential text "The Violent Home" among others.

In a free-market society, distinguishing between rights and privileges has become a murky and often quarrelsome decision. Here the Dean of Penn’s School of Social Policy, pinpoints our key misconception […]
5 min