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Donald Kennedy, PhD   Download vCard
President Emeritus of Stanford University; Bing Professor of Environmental Science and Policy, Emeritus and FSI Senior Fellow by courtesy

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Stanford University
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Stanford, CA 94305

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Research Interests
Interdisciplinary studies on the development of policies regarding such trans-boundary environmental problems as: major land-use changes; economically-driven alterations in agricultural practice; global climate change; and the development of regulatory policies.


Donald Kennedy is the editor-in-chief of Science, the journal of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and a CESP senior fellow by courtesy. His present research program entails policy on such trans-boundary environmental problems as: major land-use changes; economically-driven alterations in agricultural practice; global climate change; and the development of regulatory policies.

Kennedy has served on the faculty of Stanford University from 1960 to the present. From 1980 to 1992 he served as President of Stanford University. He was Commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration from 1977-79. Previously at Stanford, he was as director of the Program in Human Biology from 1973-1977 and chair of the Department of Biology from 1964-1972.

Kennedy is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the American Philosophical Society. He served on the National Commission for Public Service and the Carnegie Commission on Science, Technology and Government, and as a founding director of the Health Effects Institute. He currently serves as a director of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and as co-chair of the National Academies' Project on Science, Technology and Law. Kennedy received AB and PhD degrees in biology from Harvard University.

Stanford Departments
Biological Sciences

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Editor-in-Chief, Science Magazine



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Policymakers, scholars present state of the economy
Jon Christensen, executive director of the Bill Lane Center, moderated the discussion, which featured professors Lawrence Goulder and Donald Kennedy, ...
February 7, 2011 in The Stanford Daily

Faculty, staff and students recall the evolution of Jewish life at Stanford
The first and only kosher cooperative at Stanford was established under a donation in her name and that of her husband, former president Donald Kennedy.
January 21, 2011 in Stanford Report

Do scientists understand the public?
Complimenting this study, the American Academy will soon release a new volume, Science and the Media, edited by Donald Kennedy (Stanford University) and ...
June 29, 2010 in EurekAlert (press release)