H. Eric Schockman
H. Eric Schockman "is President of MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger, a national nonprofit organization that allocates donations from the Jewish community to prevent and alleviate hunger among people of all faiths and backgrounds. A public policy expert and authority on hunger and poverty issues, Schockman previously served as associate dean and associate professor of political science for the University of Southern California. He currently serves as chairman of the National Anti-Hunger Organization and is a member of both the National Interfaith Hunger director's committee and the Alliance to End Hunger. Schockman has written several books and edited numerous articles on politics in California, and has presented on panels. He is a founder of the New Leaders Project, a program of the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles that provides training in social action, and he is an at-large board member of Congregation Kol Ami in Los Angeles. Schockman earned a Ph.D. in political science and international relations at the University of California, Riverside."