Kenneth Prewitt

Kenneth Prewitt
  • Carnegie Professor of Public Affairs
    Columbia University

Career in higher education. Formerly: directed US Census Bureau in Clinton administration; 10 years as Senior Vice-President, Rockefeller Foundation; five years as President, Social Science Research Council. Currently: Carnegie Professor and Director, Scholarly Knowledge Project, Columbia University; involved in State of USA and member of numerous academic and non-profit boards and advisory committees. Chair, Division of Behavioral & Social Science, National Academies of Science. Most recent book: What is Your Race? The Flawed Effort of the Census to Classify Americans. Expertise: global universities.