Rob Reich | Political Theory
Associate Professor of Political Science
“Gift Giving and Philanthropy in Market Democracy,” forthcoming in Critical Review Vol. 26, Nos. 3-4, 2014.
Not Very Giving, op-ed in New York Times, Sept. 5, 2013
“Equality, Adequacy, and K-12 Education,” in Education, Justice, and Democracy, Danielle Allen and Rob Reich, eds., University of Chicago Press, 2013.
“Ethics and Inequality,” with Debra Satz, in Occupy the Future, Boston Review/MIT Press, 2013.
“Philanthropy and Caring for the Needs of Strangers,” article in Social Research, Summer 2013.
“Much Ado About MOOCs”, part of an online forum on online education at Boston Review, June 2013.
“What are Foundations For?” Boston Review, March/April 2013. A Boston Review forum discussion, with responses by Stanley Katz, Paul Brest, Larry Kramer, Diane Ravitch, Christopher J. Coyne, Deborah Fung, Rick Cohen, Scott Nielsen, Tyler Cowen, Seana Shiffrin, Pablo Eisenberg, Robert K. Ross, Eric Beerbohm, Gara LaMarche, and Emma Saunders-Hastings
The book was award the 2013 PROSE Award for the best book in education.
Drawing upon my research over the past few years, I am currently completing a book entitled Just Giving: toward a political theory of philanthropy.
center on ethics in society
school of education
haas center for public service
center for comparative studies in race and ethnicity
urban studies program
institute for research on education policy and practice
center on philanthropy and civil society
I serve on the board of three exceptional nonprofit organizations:
Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, Palo Alto, CA
Boston Review, Cambridge, MA
GiveWell, San Francisco, CA
Department of Political Science
616 Serra Street
Stanford, CA 94305-6044
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email: reich at stanford dot edu