Craig Calhoun

Board Member

Craig Calhoun is Professor of Social Sciences, Arizona State University. Previously, he was Director of the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), President of the Berggruen Institute, and President of the Social Science Research Council. He taught at the University of North Carolina, Columbia University, and New York University where he founded the Institute for Public Knowledge. Mr. Calhoun’s publications address politics, economics, the impact of technology, and social change. His books include: Neither Gods Nor Emperors: Students and the Struggle for Democracy in ChinaNations MatterThe Roots of Radicalism, and Does Capitalism Have a Future? Mr. Calhoun studied social anthropology at USC, Columbia and Manchester and has a DPhil in politics, sociology, and modern social and economic history from Oxford.