Joshua Humphreys is founding President and Senior Fellow of Croatan Institute, an independent institute for advanced social and environmental research and engagement, and a former Associate Fellow at Tellus Institute. He is a leading analyst of the social and environmental consequences of finance capitalism and an outspoken advocate for social equity, ecological resilience, and economic democracy. He has taught at Harvard, Princeton, and New York University. He was a Fulbright Scholar in Paris at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales and a visiting fellow at the Ecole Normale Supérieure. He served as associate fellow at the Rutgers Center for Historical Analysis, visiting research associate at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, scholar-in-residence at the Rockefeller Archive Center, and an Aspen Environment Forum Scholar. He has advised numerous non-profits, businesses, community and labor groups, policymakers, and multilateral organizations on complex issues in social and environmental finance. He holds a PhD in History from New York University.
Public Investment in Private Higher Education: Estimating the Value of Nonprofit College and University Tax Exemptions
Educational Endowments and the Financial Crisis: Social Costs and Systemic Risks in the Shadow Banking System
Total Portfolio Activation: A Framework for Creating Social and Environmental Impact Across Asset Classes
Environmental, Social and Governance Investing by College and University Endowments in the United States: Social Responsibility, Sustainability, and Stakeholder Relations