Rob Reich

Political Science Professor, Graduate School of Education; Director, Center for Ethics in Society, Stanford University

Rob Reich is a political science and, by courtesy, philosophy professor at the Graduate School of Education at Stanford University, where he is director of the Center for Ethics in Society and faculty co-director of the Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society (publisher of Stanford Social Innovation Review). He is the author or editor of several books on education, and his current research focuses on the relationship between philanthropy, democracy, and justice. Reich co-edited Philanthropy in Democratic Societies and will soon publish a new book, Just Giving. He is the recipient of multiple teaching awards and is a board member of GiveWell.org and the magazine Boston Review.

Videos/Audio of Rob Reich

Ideas about living a moral life can be found in all cultures across time. In previous eras, education was meant to... See more
Big philanthropy can contribute to a democratic society by addressing problems that neither government nor the private... See more
In the past, popular movements have forced major industries to confront their need for ethical reform. But today’s... See more