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About Us > Staff and Board

Staff and Current Appointments


Kathleen D. McCarthy Director; Professor of History, The Graduate Center, CUNY (Profile and Publications)
Barbara Luria Leopold Associate Director
Amal A. Muhammad Program Associate
Benjamin R. Barber Senior Research Scholar; Founder and Director, CivWorld
Vinny McGee Senior Research Fellow; Board Chair, The Overbrook Foundation
Judy Felix Executive Assistant to Dr. Benjamin R. Barber
Nicholas Carney Project Assistant
Mihika Srivastava Intern
Merrill Sovner Hearst Fellow, 2013-2014
Gifty Abraham Hearst Fellow, 2014

Advisory Board


Barnett Baron

Former President and CEO


Elizabeth T. Boris
Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy
The Urban Institute

Margaret E. Crahan
Senior Research Scholar
Institute for Latin American Studies
School of International and Public Affairs
Columbia University

Virginia A. Hodgkinson

Research Professor Emeritus and Former Director

Center for the Study of Voluntary Organizations and Service Georgetown Public Policy Institute

(currently the McCourt School of Public Policy)

Georgetown University

William P. Kelly
Professor of English

The Graduate Center and Queens College, CUNY

(and Immediate Past President,

The Graduate Center, CUNY)



Hon. Dennis H. Lalor
Founder, Chairman and CEO

ICWI Group Limited (Jamaica)

Chairman and Founding Director

University of West Indies (UWI) Development

and Endowment Fund

Vincent McGee

Board Chair

Tides Foundation

Marcela Orvañanos de Rovzar*
Founder & Executive Director

FONDEA Asesorías, S.C. (Mexico)

Founder, Qualitas of Life Foundation

Senior International Fellow Program Alumna

Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society

The Graduate Center, CUNY

Thomas G. Weiss
Presidential Professor of Political Science

Director Emeritus, Ralph Bunche Institute

for International Studies)

The Graduate Center, CUNY