Buffy Scholar/Critic

Dr. Peter Dobkin Hall is Hauser Lecturer on Nonprofit Organizations at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government. Previously, he held a variety of appointments at Yale, including the directorship of the Program on Non-Profit Organizations and teaching appointments in the Divinity School, School of Management, and Ethics, Politics, & Economics Program. Hall's publications include SACRED COMPANIES: ORGANIZATIONAL ASPECTS OF RELIGION AND RELIGIOUS ASPECTS OF ORGANIZATIONS (1998), INVENTING THE NONPROFIT SECTOR AND OTHER ESSAYS ON PHILANTHROPY, VOLUNTARISM, AND NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS (1992), LIVES IN TRUST: THE FORTUNES OF DYNASTIC FAMILIES IN LATE TWENTIETH CENTURY AMERICA (1992), and THE ORGANIZATION OF AMERICAN CULTURE, 1700-1900: INSTITUTIONS, ELITES, AND THE ORIGINS OF AMERICAN NATIONALITY (1982).


Hall, Peter Dobkin. Bowling Alone, Slaying Together: Civil Society and Social Capital in Buffy the Vampire Slayer (paper accepted for but not presented at the Slayage Conference on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Nashville, TN, May 2004).