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NHIP Coordinator

Michael D. Ullman, Ph.D.

Dr. Ullman has over 20 years experience as a researcher and non-profit administrator in the field of homeless services.  From 2004 to 2015, he served as National Development and Program Evaluation Specialist for U.S.VETS, the largest non-profit specializing in residential services for homeless veterans.  Dr. Ullman has co-authored multiple peer-reviewed publications in addition to guest commentaries in major metropolitan newspapers.  He is currently working on a book called "When a House is Not a Home:  The Rise of Modern Homelessness" which takes a broader ecological approach to understanding the rise of modern homelessness and the punitive, anti-family administrative rules of HUD that have fueled both homelessness and much of public housing pathology.  Dr. Ullman serves as the volunteer Coordinator for the NHIP initiative.

Dr. Ullman's current work also includes the evaluation of an NSF educational initiative including the promotion of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) among underserved minorities (Native Hawaiians, Females).  He also provides assistance to the Faculty of Medicine at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand.

He can be reached via email at or phone at 808-391-7963.


When a House is Not a Home:  The Rise of Modern Homelessness

Chapter 1 - Introduction

Chapter 2 - I stay to myself, I keep to myself