Who We Are

Board of Trustees

Claude M. Steele, Chair

Lucie Stern Professor in the Social Sciences, Emeritus, Stanford University

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

Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs, Princeton University

Jason Furman

Professor of the Practice of Economic Policy, Harvard Kennedy School

Michael Jones-Correa

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

David Laibson

Robert I. Goldman Professor of Economics, Harvard University

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

Hirokazu Yoshikawa

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


Senior Staff

Sheldon Danziger, President (email)
William Moon, 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
Aixa Cintrón-Vélez, Program Director
James Wilson, Program Director (email)
Leana Chatrath, Senior Program Officer


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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