Robert Curvin

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Robert Curvin former Vice President of Communications for the Ford Foundation was replaced by Alex Wilde in 2000. "Curvin, a former member of the Editorial Board of the New York Times, joined the Foundation in 1988 to head the Foundation’s Urban Poverty Program. In 1996, he was tapped to fill a new vice president’s position created to place a stronger emphasis on communications." [1]

Employment

  • 2000 - 2003 President, Greentree Foundation
  • 1996 - 2000 Vice President, Communications, The Ford Foundation
  • 1988 - 1996 Director, Urban Poverty Program, The Ford Foundation
  • 1984 - 1988 Dean, Graduate School of Management and Urban Professions, The New School for Social Research
  • 1978 - 1983 Member of the Editorial Board, The New York Times
  • 1974 - 1978 Associate Professor, Political Science, Brooklyn College
  • 1968 - 1970 Community Development Specialist, Rutgers University
  • 1966 - 1968 Director, Rutgers Community Action Training Program
  • 1965 - 1966 Director, Harlem Leadership Training Institute, New York
  • 1960 - 1965 Caseworker and Supervisor, Essex County Welfare Board

Fellowships

  • 1976 - 1977 Ford Foundation Travel Study
  • 1971 - 1973 Wallace Eljabar Fellowship (studies in New Jersey) Princeton University

Other Professional Activities

Activities

Former Activities

  • 1977 - 1981 Trustee, Princeton University
  • 1987 - 1997 Member, National Academy of Public Administration
  • 1986 - 1991 Director, The Revson Foundation
  • 1979 - 1997 Member of Advisory Committee, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University
  • 1986 - 1988 Director, Broad National Bank

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