Rob Reich (
), Assistant Professor of Political Science, Ethics in Society, and, bycourtesy, Education, at Stanford University. His main interests are in contemporary liberal theory, and he is working on two projects, the first on the ideals of equality and adequacy as applied to school reform, the second about topics in ethics, public policy, and philanthropy.
He is the author of Bridging Liberalism and Multiculturalism in American Education (University of Chicago Press, 2002) and other articles on the intersection of political theory and educational theory. Rob is the recipient of the Walter J. Gores Award, Stanford University’s highest award for teaching. He has also received fellowships from the Spencer Foundation and the Stanford Humanities Center. In 2004-05, he was a Laurance Rockefeller Visiting Fellow at the Center for Human Values at Princeton University. Before attending graduate school, Rob was a sixth grade teacher at Rusk Elementary School in Houston, Texas.