Daniel L. Goroff
Program Director, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
Distinguished Visiting Professor, Columbia University
Industry Advisory Panel, Financial Stability Board
Senior Consultant on Nonprofit Strategy, Anthony Knerr Associates
Professor Emeritus, Mathematics and Economics, Harvey Mudd College
Daniel L. Goroff is a Program Director at the nonpartisan and non-ideological Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. He is especially interested in research on economics, finance, mathematics, the scientific and technical work force, and education. Goroff is Professor Emeritus of Mathematics and Economics at Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, California, where he previously served as Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty. Before that, he was Professor of the Practice of Mathematics at Harvard University, where he taught courses on mathematics, economics, decision theory, physics, history of science, and mathematics education. Goroff has twice worked in the White House for the President’s Science Advisor, most recently as Assistant Director for Social and Behavioral Sciences in the Office of Science and Technology Policy.
• Assistant Director, Social and Behavioral Sciences, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, 2010.
• Vice President, Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty, Harvard Mudd College, 2005-2007
• Professor, The Practice of Mathematics, Harvard University, 1983-2005
• Co-Director, Scientific and Engineering Workforce Project, National Bureau of Economic Research, 2001-2008
• Director, Joint Policy Board for Mathematics,1998 to 2001
• Board of Directors, American Association for Higher Education, 1994-1997
• Division Director, National Research Council, 1996-1997
• Senior Policy Advisor, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, 1997-1998
Ph.D., Mathematics, Princeton University
M.A., Mathematical Finance, Boston University
M.Phil., Economics, Cambridge University
B.A., Mathematics, Harvard University
Daniel Goroff, co-editor. Scientific and Engineering Careers in the United States. University of Chicago Press; 2005.
Daniel L. Goroff, editor. New Methods of Celestial Mechanics by Henri Poincaré. American Institute of Physics; 1993.