Who We Are

Board of Trustees

Michael Jones-Correa, Chair

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

Larry M. Bartels, Vice Chair

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

Sheldon Danziger

President, Russell Sage Foundation

James N. Druckman

Payson S. Wild Professor of Political Science, Northwestern University

Jason Furman

Professor of the Practice of Economic Policy, Harvard Kennedy School

David Laibson

Robert I. Goldman Professor of Economics, Harvard University

Jennifer Lee

Julian Clarence Levi Professor of Social Sciences, Columbia University

David Leonhardt

Senior Writer, The New York Times

Hazel Rose Markus

Davis-Brack Professor in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University

Jennifer Richeson

Philip R. Allen Professor of Psychology, Yale University

Thomas J. Sugrue

Julius Silver Professor of Social and Cultural Analysis and History, New York University

Celeste Watkins-Hayes

Interim Dean of the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan


Senior Staff

Sheldon Danziger, President (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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