Micah McElroy

Micah McElroy is the Associate Director of Research for the Effective Philanthropy Learning Initiative at Stanford’s Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society. Micah is interested in the factors that shape philanthropic practice with the broader goal of ensuring philanthropy nurtures an egalitarian and democratic society. He graduated with a Ph.D. in history from Columbia University, where he researched how philanthropy professionals, policy, and local businesses helped create distinctive patterns of philanthropy in the San Francisco Bay Area. He previously worked as an editor of the Emma Goldman Papers and earned a BA from UC Berkeley with highest honors.