Goldstone Endowed Term Chairs: in Politics, Dr. Jack Nagel
Dean Samuel H. Preston has announced that Drs. Samuel Freeman, Jack
Nagel, and Andrew Postlewaite have been appointed to the Steven
F. Goldstone Endowed Term Chairs for Philosophy, Politics and Economics.
Nagel is a professor of political science and chairman of the Department
of Political Science. He received his B.A. from Swarthmore College
in 1966, his M.Phil. from Yale University in 1970, and his Ph.D.
from Yale in 1972. His research and teaching focus on democratic
theory and the closely related topics of voting systems, social
choice, and political participation. He has taught at Penn since
1971, and he has chaired the graduate programs in political science
and public policy analysis, served as acting dean of the School
of Public and Urban Policy, and taught for the Fels Center of Government.
He is also director of the College's Washington Semester Program,
which offers students first-hand experience in the political and
governmental process while they take courses taught by Penn faculty
in the nation's capital.
awards include grants from NSF and the Fulbright and IRIS programs.
A former co-editor of the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management,
he currently serves on the editorial boards of that journal,
Electoral Studies, the Journal of Theoretical Politics, and
Political Science. He is a member of the Education Advisory
Committee of the Center for Voting and Democracy and has been a
visiting professor at Swarthmore College, Bryn Mawr College, the
University of Canterbury in New Zealand, and the University of Essex
Steven F. Goldstone Endowed Term Chairs for Philosophy, Politics,
and Economics were established earlier this year (Almanac
27, 2001) by Steven F. Goldstone, retired chairman of Nabisco
Group Holdings. Mr. Goldstone, who graduated from the College in
1967, joined Nabisco in 1995. Previously, he was a senior partner
with the New York City law firm of Davis Polk and Wardwell.
Almanac, Vol. 48, No. 12, November 13, 2001
November 13, 2001
Volume 48 Number 12