Who We Are

Board of Trustees

Michael Jones-Correa, Chair

President’s Distinguished Professor of Political Science, University of Pennsylvania

Nicholas Lemann, Vice Chair

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

Larry M. Bartels

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

Marianne Bertrand

Chris P. Dialynas Distinguished Service Professor of Economics, University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Cathy J. Cohen

David and Mary Winton Green Professor of Political Science, University of Chicago

Karen S. Cook

Ray Lyman Wilbur Professor of Sociology, Stanford University

Sheldon Danziger

President, Russell Sage Foundation

Kathryn Edin

William Church Osborn Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs, Princeton University

Jason Furman

Professor of the Practice of Economic Policy, Harvard Kennedy School

David Laibson

Robert I. Goldman Professor of Economics, Harvard University

David Leonhardt

Columnist, The New York Times

Hazel Rose Markus

Davis-Brack Professor in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University

Martha Minow

300th Anniversary University Professor, Harvard University

Jennifer Richeson

Philip R. Allen Professor of Psychology, Yale University

Mario Luis Small

Grafstein Family Professor of Sociology, Harvard University


Senior Staff

Sheldon Danziger, President (email)
William Moon, Chief Financial Officer (email)
Leana Chatrath, Foundation Secretary and Senior Program Officer (email)
Ivan Ramos, Director of Administration (email)
David Haproff, Director of Communications (email)
Suzanne Nichols, Director of Publications
Aixa Cintrón-Vélez, Program Director
James Wilson, Program Director (email)


RSF: 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 grants and positions in our Visiting Scholars program for research.


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