Judith Seitz Rodin

Rockefeller Foundation President, Judith Rodin Courtesy: Alchetron

Rockefeller Foundation President, Judith Rodin
Courtesy: Alchetron

Occupation: foundation administrator, former academic administrator

Born: Philadelphia, September 9, 1944
Education:
AB in Psychology, University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1966
PhD in Psychology, Columbia University, New York City, 1970
Career:
President, Rockefeller Foundation, New York City, New York, 2005—
Professor medicine & psychiatry, Yale University, 1985—1994
Philip R. Allen professor psychology, Yale University, 1984—1994
Professor psychology, Yale University, 1979—1983
Associate professor psychology, Yale University, 1975—1979
Assistant professor psychology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, 1972—1975
Assistant professor psychology, New York University, 1970—1972
President emerita, University Pennsylvania, 2004—
Fox leadership professor, University Pennsylvania, 2000—2007
Professor psychology, medicine & psychiatry, University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1994—2007
President, University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1994—2004
Provost, Yale University, 1992—1994
Dean Grad. School Arts & Scis., Yale University, 1991—1992
Chairman department psychology, Yale University, 1989—1991
Director Health Psychology Training Progressive, Yale University, 1982—1989

Career Related:
Chair research network on determinants & consequences of health-promoting & health-damaging behavior John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, 1983—1993; member ind. panel rev. safety procedures, The White House, Washington, 1994—1995; chair adv. committee Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, 1994—; member Council Competitiveness, 1997—; board directors Aetna Inc., 1995—2004, AMR Corp., 1997—, Comcast Corp., 2002—, Citigroup Inc., 2004—

Creative Works:
Author: Body Traps: Breaking the Binds That Keep You from Feeling Good About Your Body, 1993, The University & Urban Renewal: Out of the Ivory Tower and Into the Streets, 2007; co-author: Obese Humans and Rats, 1974, A Distinctive Approach To Psychological Research: The Influence of Stanley Schachter, 1987, Self Directedness: Cause and Effects Throughout the Life Course, 1990, The Weight Maintenance Survival Guide, 1990, Women and New Reproductive Technologies: Medical, Psychosocial, Legal, and Ethical Dilemmas, 1991, Eating, Body Weight, and Performance in Athletes: Disorders of Modern Society, 1992, Public Discourse in America: Conversation and Community in the Twenty-First Century, 2003; editor: Appetite Journal, 1979—92; contributor articles to professional journals, chapters to books
Awards:
Named one of Pa.’s Most Politically Powerful Women, PoliticsPA.com, 2003, The 100 Most Influential Women in New York City Business, Crain’s New York Business, 2007, The 50 Most Powerful Women in New York, 2009, 2011, America’s Best Leaders, US News & World Report, 2009, The 100 Most Powerful Women, Forbes magazine, 2011—13; recipient Wilbur Lucius Cross medal, Yale Grad. School Alumni Association, 1992, Golden Plate award, American Academy Achievement, 1994, Woman of Inspiration award, American Anorexia Bulimia Association, 1995, Glass Ceiling award, American Red Cross, 1995, Sara Lee Frontrunner award, 1999, Distinguished Daughters of Pennsylvania award, 2000, Beacon award, Trustees Council of Penn Women, 2001, Philadelphia award, 2003; fellow John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, 1986—87; grantee National Science Foundation, 1973—82, National Institutes of Health, 1981—; Woodrow Wilson fellow, 1966—67, Columbia University Distinguished Faculty fellow, 1967—70, Yale University Junior Faculty fellow, 1974—75
Achievements:
Achievements include becoming the first woman to be appointed president of an Ivy League institution, 1993
Civic:
Member Pennsylvania Task Force Higher Education Funding, 1994; board directors Catalyst, New York City, 1994—; trustee Brookings Institute, Washington, 1995—; president steering committee America Reads, 1997—2000
Memberships:
Fellow: American Psychological Association (board sci. affairs 1979-82, Distinguished Sci. award 1977, Outstanding Contribution award 1980, Lifetime Achievement award 2005), American Association for the Advancement of Science, Academy Behavioral Medicine Research, Society Behavioral Medicine; mem.: Am. Philosophical Society, Connecticut Academy Sci. & Engineering, Am. Psychosomatic Society, Society Experimental Social Psychology, New York Academy Scis., Institute Medicine, Am. Academy Arts & Scis., Sigma Xi (president Yale chapter 1986-87), Phi Beta Kappa
Family:
Daughter of Morris and Sally R. (Wilson) Seitz; Married Paul R. Verkuil; 3 children.
Address:
Office: Rockefeller Found 420 Fifth Ave New York New York 10018
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Who’s Who in America – 2015, 69th Edition (pub. 2014)
Who’s Who in America – 2014, 68th Edition (pub. 2013)
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