Bruce Sievers

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Position: Visiting Scholar and Lecturer

Organization: Stanford University

Location: Stanford, CA

Bruce Sievers is a member of the Advisory Committee on Self-Regulation.

Bruce R. Sievers is a visiting scholar and lecturer at Stanford University and adjunct professor at the Institute for Nonprofit Organization Management at the University of San Francisco.  He is also a senior fellow with Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors.  From 1983 to 2002, Mr. Sievers was the executive director of the Walter and Elise Haas Fund. His work in philanthropy has included serving on the board of directors of the Council on Foundations and chairing the Northern California Grantmakers.   In 2002, Mr. Sievers received the “Outstanding Foundation Executive” award at the National Philanthropy Day celebration in northern California.  He has been published in the Los Angeles Times and in journals on public affairs and philanthropy, and he is currently working on a book with the working title:  Between Public and Private:  Civil Society, Philanthropy and the Fate of the Commons.  Mr. Sievers received his B.A. in international relations and M.A. and Ph.D. in political science from Stanford University and studied at the Freie Universitaet Berlin as a Fulbright Scholar.

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