NEW YORK – The Century Foundation ( announced today that Stefanie A. DeLuca, Edward D. Kleinbard, and Moshe Marvit have joined the foundation as fellows.

“The Century Foundation works every day to shape the public dialogue and influence policy choices by offering forward-looking solutions to our future and ongoing challenges,” said Janice Nittoli, President of The Century Foundation. “We are delighted that these outstanding scholars and experts will be part of our team – working to make the public debate about prosperity and economic equality more productive and insightful.”

DeLuca teaches sociology at Johns Hopkins University. Her current research examines the sociology of education, urban sociology, neighborhoods, and social inequality. Her research also involves sociological considerations of education and housing policy, including the determinants of educational attainment and the role of housing, neighborhood, and social context on youth and family outcomes. She is the recipient of a William T. Grant Foundation Scholars award and received her PhD in human development and social policy from Northwestern University.

Kleinbard is a professor of law at the University of Southern California’s Gould School of Law. His work focuses on the taxation of capital income, international tax issues, and the political economy of taxation. Before joining USC Law, he served as chief of staff of the U.S. Congress’s nonpartisan Joint Committee on Taxation and was a partner in the New York office of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP. He received his JD from Yale Law School, and his MA in history and BA in medieval and renaissance studies from Brown University.

Marvit practices law in Pittsburgh, and is the coauthor, with The Century Foundation senior fellow Richard D. Kahlenberg, of Why Labor Organizing Should be a Civil Right: Rebuilding a Middle-Class Democracy by Enhancing Worker Voice (2012). He has worked at the National Labor Relations Board and was an editor at the Employee Rights and Employment Policy Journal. His current research focuses on labor organizations, excluded workers, and employment and civil rights.  He received a BA in philosophy at Penn State University, a MA in political science from the University of Chicago, a JD from Chicago-Kent College of Law, and an MA in history from Carnegie Mellon University.

“Our most pressing and important policy questions are those of social and economic inequality,” Nittoli said. “It’s essential to have experts such as Stefanie, Ed, and Moshe doing the important research and writing on these problems so we can understand and solve them.”

Founded in 1919, The Century Foundation has offices in New York City and Washington, D.C., and is one of America’s oldest think tanks. DeLuca, Kleinbard, and Marvit join a roster of more than twenty policy experts on issues ranging from social insurance programs such as Social Security and health care to economic and foreign policy. A complete list of The Century Foundation’s experts is here:

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