Who We Are


Board of Trustees

Sara S. McLanahan, Chair

William S. Tod Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs, Princeton University

Shelley E. Taylor, Treasurer

Distinguished Research Professor, University of California, Los Angeles

Larry M. Bartels

May Werthan Shayne Chair of Public Policy and Social Science, Vanderbilt University

Karen S. Cook

Ray Lyman Wilbur Professor of Sociology, Stanford University

W. Bowman Cutter

Senior Fellow and Director, Next American Economy, The Roosevelt Institute

Sheldon Danziger

President, Russell Sage Foundation

Kathryn Edin

Bloomberg Distinguished Professor, Department of Sociology, and Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University

Lawrence F. Katz

Elisabeth Allison Professor of Economics, Harvard University

David Laibson

Robert I. Goldman Professor of Economics and Chairman of the Department of Economics, Harvard University

Nicholas Lemann

Joseph Pulitzer II and Edith Pulitzer Moore Professor of Journalism, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism

Martha Minow

Morgan and Helen Chu Dean of Harvard Law School

Peter R. Orszag

Managing Director and Vice Chairman of Investment Banking, Lazard

Claude M. Steele

Professor of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley

Richard H. Thaler

Charles R. Walgreen Distinguished Service Professor of Behavioral Science and Economics, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago

Hirokazu Yoshikawa

Courtney Sale Ross University Professor of Globalization and Education, New York University


Senior Staff

Sheldon Danziger, President (email)
Christopher Brogna, Chief Financial Officer (email)
Claire Gabriel, Chief Information Officer and Secretary of the Corporation (email)
Ivan Ramos, Director of Administration (email)
David Haproff, Director of Communications (email)
John Lee, Director of Computing Services
Suzanne Nichols, Director of Publications
James Beglan, Building Manager
Aixa Cintrón-Vélez, Program Director
James Wilson, Program Director (email)
Leana Chatrath, Program Officer
Robert M. Solow, Robert K. Merton Scholar

The Russell Sage Foundation
Journal of the Social Sciences

The Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal of original empirical research articles by both established and emerging scholars.


The Russell Sage Foundation offers awards and positions in our Visiting Scholars program for research.


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