Member Since: 2000
Derek Bok has been a lawyer, professor of law, dean of the Harvard Law School, and president of Harvard University, where he currently serves as Three Hundredth Anniversary University Professor. He holds an AB from Stanford University, a JD from Harvard Law School, and an AM in economics from George Washington University. He served on the board of trustees of the University of Massachusetts from 1993 to 1996 and currently serves as national chair of Common Cause and as chair of the board of overseers for the Curtis Institute of Music. His current research interests include the state of higher education and a project sponsored by several foundations on the adequacy of government in the United States in coping with the nation’s domestic problems.