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Speaker Biography

Ben Wildavsky

 Ben Wildavsky
Ben Wildavsky is a senior scholar in research and policy at the Kauffman Foundation. He is the author of 'The Great Brain Race: How Global Universities Are Reshaping the World', which won the Frandson Award for Literature in the Field of Continuing Higher Education and is being translated into Chinese, Vietnamese, and Arabic. He is also co-editor of 'Reinventing Higher Education: The Promise of Innovation'.

Before joining the Kauffman Foundation in 2006, Wildavsky was education editor of US News and World Report. His writing has also appeared in the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal and many other publications. He blogs for the Chronicle of Higher Education's new global edition.

As a consultant to national education reformers, he has written several influential reports, including “A Test of Leadership,” the report of the Secretary of Education's Commission on the Future of Higher Education. He appears frequently in the news media, including CNN, The New York Times, and BBC.

Wildavsky graduated from Yale University. He is a guest scholar at the Brookings Institution.