Benjamin Soskis

Benjamin Soskis is a research associate at the Center on Nonpro ts and Philanthropy at the Urban Institute, and cofounder and coeditor of HistPhil—a web publication devoted to the history of the philanthropic and nonpro t sectors, with a particular emphasis on how history can shed light on contemporary philanthropic issues and practice. Soskis is coauthor of Looking Back at 50 Years of U.S. Philanthropy (Hewlett Foundation, 2016) and author of The History of the Giving While Living Ethic (The Atlantic Philanthropies, 2017). He is also a frequent contributor to the Chronicle of Philanthropy.