Jerry Marx

Manchester MSW Program Coordinator

Social Work, MSW
UNH Manchester
Office 145


Jerry Marx, Ph.D., is a tenured, Associate Professor in the Department of Social Work at the University of New Hampshire (U.N.H.).  He served as the Faculty Director of the University of New Hampshire Honors Program for 4 years and Chair of the Social Work Department for 6 years.  Dr. Marx’s research focuses on social policy and administration with an emphasis on community-based nonprofit organizations. He has published journal articles on such topics as human service volunteerism, online giving, and the charitable giving patterns of corporations, women, African Americans, and Hispanic Americans. Marx’s scholarship resulted in a college research award in 1999 and an invitation to the first White House Conference on Philanthropy in 1999.  His textbooks are “Social Work and Social Welfare: An Introduction,” co-authored by Anne Broussard, Fleur Hopper, and Dave Worster and published by Pearson (2011) as well as “Social Welfare: The American Partnership,” published by Allyn & Bacon in 2004. Before earning his Ph.D., he served for eight years in executive leadership positions in the nonprofit sector.