Christopher Jencks

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Christopher Jencks

Christopher Jencks ....

IPS Trustee

In 1970/71 Christopher Jencks was an Institute for Policy Studies Trustee[1].

IPS connection

Christopher Jencks was a member of the Institute for Policy Studies 20th Anniversary celebrations committee which organized an April 5, 1983, reception at the National Building Museum attended by approximately 1,000 IPS staffers and former staff.[2]

Campaign for America's Future

In 1996 Christopher Jencks, Northwestern University was one of the original 130 founders of Campaign for America's Future.[3]

"Inequality Matters"

In 2004 United for a Fair Economy, a Boston "economic justice think tank", co-sponsored a national conference on inequality. Some of the conference papers were published as "Inequality Matters: the Growing Economic Divide in America", which also included suggested public policies to counteract it. Among the contributors were Betsy Leondar-Wright, William Greider, Meizhu Lui, Bob Kuttner and Christopher Jencks.[4]

The American Prospect

In 2009 Christopher Jencks was listed as a Contributing Editor of The American Prospect.[5]


  1. 70/71 and 71/72 IPS Income Tax returns
  2. Information Digest April l5, 1983 p77-79
  3. CAF Co-Founders
  4. TYR March 2006
  5. The American Prospect website: Masthead (accessed on Nov. 15, 2009)