Faculty & Staff


Faculty Co-Directors

Walter W. Powell

Professor of Education; affiliated Professor of Sociology, Organizational Behavior, Management Science and Engineering, and Communication. Professor Powell works in the areas of organization theory and economic sociology. www.woodypowell.com

Rob Reich

Associate Professor of Political Science, and, by courtesy, of Philosophy and the School of Education. Also Faculty Director of the Program on Ethics in Society.

Professor Reich's research has focused on the ethics and policy related to the philanthropy. politicalscience.stanford.edu/faculty/rob-reich

Paul Brest

Professor of Law, Emeritus; former Dean. Initially a leading scholar and teacher of constitutional law and co-author of the casebook Processes of Constitutional Decisionmaking, Professor Brest now focuses on judgment and decision-making and philanthropy. http://www.law.stanford.edu/profile/paul-brest


Staff

Kim Meredith

As the inaugural Executive Director of the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society (PACS), Kim Meredith has been responsible for strong financial performance and organizational growth.  Ms. Meredith joined in July 2009 and one year later she led the team to acquire the Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR).  Ms. Meredith brings dynamic and innovative leadership as a savvy non-profit leader to implement the mission of PACS and SSIR.


 

 

Karen Lindblom

As Associate Director–External Relations at the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society (PACS), Karen Lindblom manages the development of education programs focused on new philanthropists; frames and develops programs and content for panels, seminar series, and high-profile events; and develops resources and programs to steward and grow Stanford PACS supporters.

klindblom@stanford.edu

 

Sam Spiewak

Sam Spiewak is the Program Manager for the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society. He holds an M.S. from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism and a B.A. in Literature, Languages, and Culture from Antioch College.

 

 


 

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