Join us for a conversation with Dr. Rob Reich, Professor of Political Science, Stanford University, and author of Just Giving: Why Philanthropy Is Failing Democracy and How It Can Do Better, as he discusses themes from his new book and shares his outlook on the field of philanthropy.
December 5, 2019
5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
IUPUI University Tower and Hine Hall – Presidents Room
875 W. North St., Indianapolis, IN 46202
About Rob Reich
Rob Reich is professor of political science and, by courtesy, professor of philosophy at the Graduate School of Education, at Stanford University. He is the director of the Center for Ethics in Society and co-director of the Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society (publisher of the Stanford Social Innovation Review), both at Stanford University.
He is the author most recently of Just Giving: Why Philanthropy is Failing Democracy and How It Can Do Better (Princeton University Press, 2018) and Philanthropy in Democratic Societies: History, Institutions, Values (edited with Chiara Cordelli and Lucy Bernholz, University of Chicago Press, 2016).
He is also the author of several books on education: Bridging Liberalism and Multiculturalism in American Education (University of Chicago Press) and Education, Justice, and Democracy (edited with Danielle Allen, University of Chicago Press).
His current work focuses on ethics, public policy, and technology, and he serves as associate director of the Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence initiative at Stanford. Rob is the recipient of multiple teaching awards, including the Walter J. Gores award, Stanford’s highest honor for teaching.
Reich was a sixth-grade teacher at Rusk Elementary School in Houston, Texas before attending graduate school. He is a board member of the magazine Boston Review and at the Spencer Foundation.