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Theodore Hershberg
Professor of Public Policy and History, Director of the Center for Greater Philadelphia
University of Pennsylvania

Theodore Hershberg is a Professor of Public Policy and History and the Director of the Center for Greater Philadelphia at the University of Pennsylvania, where he has taught since 1967. He served as Assistant to the Mayor (Philadelphia) for Strategic Planning and Policy Development during a leave from Penn (1984-85). He was Acting Dean of Penn's School of Public and Urban Policy, holds M. A. and Ph.D. degrees in American History from Stanford University and studied sociology at Columbia University as a Social Science Research Council Fellow.

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Taysen Van Itallie Director, Assistant Attorney General
Bob Edgar Common Cause
Max Schulz Manhattan Institute's Center for Energy Policy and the Environment
Jeb Bush State of Florida
Sharon Squassoni Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Geoff Mulgan Young Foundation

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