A colonial-style brick building shopfront has a embedded signage reading Gunter-Smith Center for Community Engagement, followed by the York College of Pennsylvania logo.


The Arthur J. Glatfelter Institute for Public Policy has a robust research agenda, including commissioned and student research. Below is a list of select research projects and reports published by the Glatfelter Institute:

In addition, the Glatfelter Institute and the York College Center for Community Engagement are involved in an ongoing research project called Urban Collaborative. This research aims to understand what factors create sustainable and vibrant cities, and to identify specific action steps the City of York can take to spur equitable community development and economic revitalization.

For more information, or to discuss potential commissioned research, please contact Vinny Cannizzaro at vcannizzaro@ycp.edu.

Gun Violence in the City of York, Pennsylvania: A Peer City Comparison

Glatfelter Institute Research