2020 Andrew Carnegie Fellows Recipient

Jack A. Goldstone
Virginia E. and John T. Hazel, Jr., Chair Professor of Public Policy and Eminent Scholar, Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University

Jack A. Goldstone, a leading authority on revolutions and social change, is the Virginia E. and John T. Hazel, Jr., Chair Professor of Public Policy at George Mason University and director of the Schar School of Policy and Government's Center for the Study of Social Change, Institutions and Policy. He is also a Woodrow Wilson Center Global Fellow and Mercatus Center Senior Fellow. His research focuses on global population trends and their effect on economic growth, inequality, and democracy. Dr. Goldstone has worked with U.S. government and international organizations on these issues, leading a National Academy of Sciences study of U.S. assistance to support democracies and advising the World Bank and the U.S. State and Defense departments.