Published Papers

"Philanthropy, Democracy, and the Goose that Laid the Golden Egg: Katz on Reich’s Just Giving," HistPhil, 14 December 2018.

¿Podemos salvar el mundo a través de la generosidad? El estudio de la filantropía en la era de la megafundación (Can we save the world through generosity? Philanthropy scholarship in the age of the megafoundation), Córima, Revista de Investigación en Gestión Cultural, July-December 2018, Año 3, número 5.

"Philanthropy In A Neoliberal Age II: Katz On Callahan’s THE GIVERS," HistPhil, 13 June 2017.

"Looking Back at 50 Years of U.S. Philanthropy," Benjamin Soskis and Stanley N. Katz, commissioned for the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation's 50th Anniversary Symposium, 5 December 2016.

"An Opening Before There Was an Opening: The Council and Cuba Twenty Years On," Social Sciences Research Council, 7 June 2016.

"Review: Suzanne Mettler, Degrees of Inequality," The Journal of College and University Law, vol. 41, no.1, pp. 179-187, 2015.

"Can we welcome the students we say we want?," The Daily Princetonian, 2 April 2014. Letter to the Editor: April 6, 2014.

"Borderline Ignorance," The Chronicle Review, The Chronicle of Higher Education, 13 January 2014.

"Beware Big Donors," The Chronicle Review, The Chronicle of Higher Education, 25 March 2012.

"How to Justify Our Paychecks" The Chronicle of Higher Education, 26 June 2011.

Sullivan, Barry, Katz, Stanley N. and Beach, Capt. Paul, Legal Change and Legal Autonomy: Charitable Trusts in New York, 1777-1893 (1985). Law & History Review, Vol. 3, p. 51, 1985. Available at SSRN:

"Eyes on the Prize: A Documentary to Be Prized" Perspectives on History, October 2009, 47:7.

"Eastern Europe since 1989" East European Politics and Societies, 3 August 2009, pp. 1-7.

"Taking the True Measure of a Liberal Education" Chronicle of Higher Education, 23 May 2008, Volume 54, Issue 37, Page A32.

"Philanthropy's New Math" Chronicle of Higher Education, 2 February 2007, Volume 53, Issue 22, Page B6.

Chapter 37 Philanthropy, Handbook of the Economics of Art and Culture, 2006, Volume 1, Pages 1299-1321.

"What Has Happened to the Professoriate?" Chronicle of Higher Education, 6 October 2006, Volume 53, Issue 7, Page B8.

"Democratic Constitutionalism After Military Occupation: Reflections on the United States' Experience in Japan, Germany, Afghanistan and Iraq," Common Knowledge, vol.12, no.2, 2006, pp. 181-196. (access restricted to institutions subscribing to Project Muse)

"The Liberal Arts in School and College," Chronicle of Higher Education, 10 March 2006, Volume 52, Issue 27, Page B46.

"America's Top University: Does College Need to be Reformed?" Slate, 15 November 2005. (Article posted with permission from the publisher.)

"What Does It Mean to Say that Philanthropy is "Effective"? The Philanthropists' New Clothes" Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, Vol. 149, No. 2, June 2005, pp. 123-131.

"Why Technology Matters: The Humanities in the Twenty-First Century," Interdisciplinary Science Reviews, 2005, vol. 30, no. 2, pp. 105-118.

"Liberal Education on the Ropes," Chronicle of Higher Education, 1 April 2005, Volume 51, Issue 30, Page B6.

"A New American Dilemma?: U.S. Constitutionalism vs. International Human Rights," University of Miami Law Review, October 2003, vol. 58, no. 1, pp. 323-346.

"The Cheated Undergraduate," Newsday, 4 May 2003.

"Our collegiate university: In its expansion, is Princeton losing its way?" PAW (Princeton Alumni Weekly), February 12, 2003: Perspective.

"Excellence is By No Means Enough: Intellectual Philanthropy and the Just University," Common Knowledge, vol. 8 no. 3, Fall, 2002, pp. 427-438. (access restricted to institutions subscribing to Project Muse)

"The Pathbreaking, Fractionalized, Uncertain World of Knowledge," Chronicle of Higher Education, 20 September 2002, Volume 49, Issue 4, Page B7.

"Choosing Justice Over Excellence," Chronicle of Higher Education, 17 May 2002, pp. B7-9.

"Constitutionalism, Contestation and Civil Society," Common Knowledge, vol. 8 no.2, Spring, 2002, pp.287-303. (access restricted to institutions subscribing to Project Muse)

"In Information Technology, Don't Mistake a Tool for a Goal," Chronicle of Higher Education, 15 June 2001, pp.B7-9

"Rethinking the Humanities Endowment," Chronicle of Higher Education, 5 January 2001, pp. B7-10.

The Idea of Civil Society, Civil Society: New Agenda for U.S.-Japan Intellectual Exchange, Center for Global Partnership Paper Series, 1999, pp.33-38.

Peace and Conflict Resolution Organizations in Three Protracted Conflicts: Structures, Resources and Ideology, Voluntas, December 1999, pp. 275-298. (Article posted with permission from the publisher.)

"Philanthropy and Democracy: Which Comes First?" Advancing Philanthropy, Summer 1994, pp. 34-39.

Introduction, Constitutionalism and Democracy: Transitions in the Contemporary World (Oxford University Press, 1993), pp. xv-xxii.

"The Strange Birth and Unlikely History of Constitutional Equality," The Journal of American History, Volume 75, No. 3, (Dec., 1988), pp. 747-762. (access restricted to JSTOR participants)

"Foundations and Ruling Class Elites," (with Barry D. Karl) Dædalus, vol. 116 no. 1, (Winter 1987), pp. 1-40.

"The American Private Philanthropic Foundation and the Public Sphere 1890-1930," (with Barry D. Karl) MINERVA, vol. XIX no. 2, (Summer 1981), pp. 236-270.

"Thomas Jefferson and the Right to Property in Revolutionary America," The Journal of Law & Economics, Vol. 19, No. 3, 1776: The Revolution in Social Thought (October 1976), pp. 467-488.

The Politics of Law in Colonial America: Controversies over Chancery Courts and Equity Law in the Eighteenth Century, Perspectives in American History.Vol 5, 1971, pp 257-284.