Ira Katznelson

Spring 2019, Spring 2022

Ira Katznelson is Ruggles Professor of Political Science and History at Columbia University. He is the former chair of the RSF Board of Trustees and co-editor of the RSF book Preferences and Situations (2007). He is president of the Social Science Research Council and has also served as president of the American Political Science Association and president of the Social Science History Association. His most recent book, Fear Itself: The New Deal and the Origins of Our Time, was awarded the Bancroft Prize in History and the Woodrow a Wilson Award in Political Science.


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