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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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Nick Taylor American Made: The Enduring Legacy of the WPA, When FDR Put the Nation to Work
Eric Schwarz Citizen Schools
Jonathan Reckford Habitat for Humanity International
Henry Farber Princeton University
Leo Casey United Federation of Teachers
Ben Hecht Living Cities, Inc.

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