Stanford's Rob Reich delivered the inaugural Distinguished Teaching Lecture on public service to a packed audience

Sept. 28, 2016

The first - of what the University Center for Human Values and the Steering Committee on Civic Engagement hope to be a series of lectures addressing service and civic engagement across campus - was well attended and ignited many conversations during and following Reich's talk.

To read about the lecture, please visit The Daily Princetonian article: Reich addresses moral dilemmas in service.

UCHV will also have a copy of the lecture available for those who were not able to attend; arrangements can be made for viewing it.  If interested, please email:

Rob Reich is professor of political science and, by courtesy, professor of philosophy at the Graduate School of Education at Stanford University. He is the director of the Center for Ethics in Society and faculty co-director of the Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society (publisher of the Stanford Social Innovation Review), both at Stanford University. He is the author or editor of several books on education and liberal democracy, and his current research focuses on the relationship between philanthropy, democracy, and justice. His newest book is Philanthropy in Democratic Societies (edited with Chiara Cordelli and Lucy Bernholz). He is the recipient of several teaching awards, including the Phi Beta Kappa Undergraduate Teaching Award and the Walter J. Gores Award, Stanford University’s highest award for teaching. Reich is a board member of and the magazine Boston Review.