STANLEY N. KATZ

Stanley N. Katz, Lecturer with the rank of Professor at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University, is President Emeritus of the American Council of Learned Societies, the leading organization in humanistic scholarship and education in the United States. Mr. Katz graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University in 1955 with a major in English History and Literature. He received his M.A. from Harvard in American History in 1959 and his Ph.D. in the same field from Harvard in 1961. His recent research has focused upon private philanthropy and its effect on public policy in the United States. Katz is currently studying the behavior of non-governmental peace and conflict resolution organizations in Northern Ireland, Israel/Palestine, and South Africa in collaboration with Professor Benjamin Gidron of Ben Gurion University, Israel. Formerly Class of 1921 Bicentennial Professor of the History of American Law and Liberty at Princeton University, Mr. Katz is a leading expert on American legal and constitutional history. He is also active the the research field of arts and cultural policy, and currently serves as the Director of the Princeton University Center for Arts and Cultural Policy Studies in the Woodrow Wilson School. The author and editor of numerous books and articles, Mr. Katz has served as President of the Organization of American Historians and the American Society for Legal History. At the present time, Katz is Vice President of the Research Division of the American Historical Association and is a member of the Board of Trustees of the National Faculty, the Newberry Library and Southern Methodist University. He also currently serves as Chair of the American Council of Learned Societies/Social Science Research Council Working Group on Cuba. Katz is a member of the New Jersey Council for the Humanities, the American Antiquarian Society, the American Philosophical Society; a Fellow of the American Society for Legal History, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the Society of American Historians; and a Corresponding Member of the Massachusetts Historical Society. He has honorary degrees from several universities.