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Kenneth Prewitt

Trustee Emeritus
NORC Board of Trustees

Kenneth is a Carnegie Professor of Public Affairs and Special Advisor to the President. Prior positions: Director of the Census Bureau, President of the Social Science Research Council, Senior Vice President of the Rockefeller Foundation. Chair, the Division on Social & Behavioral Sciences of the National Academies of Science and President of the American Academy of Political & Social Science. Stanford PhD (’63); primary academic position at U. Chicago (1965-79), including Director, NORC. Misc Honorary Degrees, Awards, etc. About 150 articles and essays, and 20 books – the most recent: What is Your Race: The Census and Our Flawed Efforts to Classify Americans.