Paul G. Schervish is professor of sociology and director of the Center on Wealth and Philanthropy at Boston College. Schervish served as a Fulbright Scholar for the 2000-2001 academic year at University College Cork in the area of research on philanthropy. For the 1999-2000 academic year he was appointed distinguished visiting professor at the Indiana University Center on Philanthropy. He has been selected five times to the NonProfit Times annual “Power and Influence Top 50.”