Henry A. J. Ramos, ’80 Political Economy of Industrial Societies; J.D. ’90

Job title: 
Senior Fellow, The New School Institute on Race, Power and Political Economy
Bio/CV: 

Henry A. J. Ramos is a senior fellow at The New School Institute on Race, Power and Political Economy. He is also a past author, editor, and project consultant at Arte Público Press, based at the University of Houston. During 2006-2009, Ramos led the Diversity in Philanthropy Project, a multi-year initiative of leading U.S. foundation executives and trustees committed to expanding diversity and inclusion in philanthropic appointments, grantmaking, and procurement. Over the years, he has worked on the program staffs of the Ford Foundation, the James Irvine Foundation, and the Levi Strauss Foundation; and he has served as a leading member of various public interest governing and advisory boards, including those of the Nonprofit Finance Fund (of which he is currently the Board Chair), the Harvard Journal of Hispanic Policy (of which he is the Founding Editor), the Women’s Foundation of California, the Romare Bearden Foundation, and the statewide Board of Governors of the California Community College System (2009-2015).