James Allen Smith
Director of Research & Education (2009-2018) and Vice President (2009-2020), Rockefeller Archive Center
What began as a philanthropic fund to honor its namesake became an early force in the social sciences.
Convenings at Bellagio have tackled global challenges of every sort, from trade and finance to public health, agriculture, and food security.
The nation’s parks, perhaps our most remarkable public resource, have a history of development through private giving.
Is private wealth an obstacle to democracy? Fifty years ago, Congress thought so.