FORA.tv Speaker - Sandra Bass

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Biography

Sandra first joined the Packard Foundation from 2002 to 2004 and was a senior editor/policy analyst for The Future of Children. Sandra rejoined the Foundation in 2005 as program officer and is responsible for managing and monitoring our directed grantmaking funds, which include the President’s and Special Opportunities funds. She also conducts research and works on special projects for President and CEO Carol Larson. Prior to joining the Foundation, Sandra was an assistant professor of criminology and government and politics at the University of Maryland, College Park. She also served as interim associate director for the Institute for Research on Women and Gender at Stanford University. Sandra holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from San Jose State University and an M.A. and Ph.D. in political science from U.C. Berkeley. She was a doctoral fellow at Rand Corporation, testified before the U.S. Civil Rights Commission on police accountability, and coedited Racial and Ethnic Politics in California Vol. II, 1999; and was issue editor for Children, Families, and Foster Care, The Future of Children 2004. Sandra is also a child welfare mediator with the Consortium for Children.

1 Program

Risk and Uncertainty in Large-Scale Disasters

01.29.08 | 01:41:16 min | 0 comments