Sheldon Danziger is the President of the Russell Sage Foundation, which supports social science research “for the improvement of social and living conditions in the United States.” He is also a Distinguished University Professor Emeritus of Public Policy at the University of Michigan. Previously, he was Director of the National Poverty Center at the University of Michigan and of the Institute for Research on Poverty at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a John Kenneth Galbraith Fellow of the American Academy of Political and Social Science and was a John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Fellow. He is the co-author of America Unequal (1995) and co-editor of Legacies of the War on Poverty (2013). He received his BA from Columbia University and his PhD in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Biography current as of June 19, 2018