Faculty Steering Committee

Faculty Steering Committee

Nicole Ardoin

Assistant Professor of Education and Center Fellow, Woods Institute for the Environment. Professor Ardoin's research interests include trends in environmental philanthropy, particularly as related to environmental education initiatives; the impact of philanthropic giving on environmental conservation; the relationship between philanthropy and the conservation agenda of environmental NGOs; and the role and impact of philanthropy on evaluation, metrics, and adaptive management.

Stephen Barley

Charles M. Pigott Professor of Management Science and Engineering; Co- Director of the Center for Work, Technology and Organization at Stanford's School of Engineering; and Co-Director of the Stanford/General Motors Collaborative Research Laboratory.

Larry Diamond

Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution; affiliated Professor of Political Science and Sociology; and Coordinator of the Democracy Program at the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law.

Frank Flynn

Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior in the Graduate School of Business. A winner of multiple teaching awards, Professor Flynn's courses focus on leadership issues, particularly how young managers can learn to navigate complex political environments and build interpersonal influence

Doug McAdam

Professor of Sociology, Program Director of Urban Studies, and Former Director of the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences. Professor McAdam is currently working on three major research projects in the areas of Political Sociology and Social Movements.

Milbrey McLaughlin

David Jacks Professor of Education and Public Policy; Director of the Center for Research on the Context of Teaching; and Founding Director of the John W. Gardner Center for Youth and Their Communities.

Debra Meyerson

Debra Meyerson is Associate Professor of Education, and affiliated Professor of Organizational Behavior. She served as an inaugural Faculty Co-Director with Stanford PACS which launched in 2006.

Anne Firth Murray

Founding President of the Global Fund for Women and Consulting Professor in Human Biology at Stanford University. Anne, a New Zealander, was educated at the University of California and New York University in economics, political science, and public administration, with a focus on international health policy and women's reproductive health

Leonard Ortolano

UPS Foundation Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Former Peter E. Haas Director of the Haas Center for Public Service. Ortolano is concerned with environmental and water resources policy and planning. His research stresses environmental policy implementation in developing countries, technology transfer, and the role of non-governmental organizations in environmental management.

Walter W. Powell

Co-Director of the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society; Professor of Education; affiliated Professor of Sociology, Organizational Behavior, Management Science and Engineering, and Communication; and Director of the Scandinavian Consortium on Organizational Research (SCANCOR) at Stanford.

Rob Reich

Co-Director of the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society; Associate Professor of Political Science and Ethics in Society and affiliated Professor of Education

Bruce Sievers

Senior Fellow of the Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, Consulting Director of the Skirball Foundation, Visiting Scholar at the Haas Center for Public Service, and Former Director of the Walter and Elise Haas Fund.