Rob Reich

Rob Reich

Marc and Laura Andreessen Faculty Codirector, Stanford PACS

Rob Reich is professor of political science and, by courtesy, professor of philosophy and at the Graduate School of Education, at Stanford University. He is the director of the Center for Ethics in Society and faculty 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 of Bridging Liberalism and Multiculturalism in American Education (University of Chicago Press, 2002), co-author of Democracy at Risk: How Political Choices Undermine Citizen Participation and What We Can Do About It (Brookings Institution Press, 2005), and co-editor, with Debra Satz, of Toward a Humanist Justice: The Political Philosophy of Susan Moller Okin (Oxford University Press, 2009), co-editor with Danielle Allen of Education, Justice and Democracy (University of Chicago Press, 2013), and co-editor, with Chiara Cordelli and Lucy Bernholz, of Philanthropy in Democratic Societies (University of Chicago Press, 2016).

He is the author of the forthcoming book, Just Giving: Why Philanthropy is Failing Democracy and How It Can Do Better (Princeton University Press) and his current work focuses on ethics and technology. He is editing a new volume called Digital Technology and Democratic Theory (with Lucy Bernholz and Helene Landemore).

He is the recipient of multiple teaching awards, including the Walter J. Gores Award, Stanford University’s highest award for teaching.

Rob has a long-standing interest in K-12 education. Before attending graduate school, Rob was a sixth grade teacher at Rusk Elementary School in Houston, Texas. He is board member of the magazine Boston Review and of GiveWell.org.

More details at his personal webpage: http://robreich.stanford.edu

Twitter: @robreich