VP and Lead Researcher
Paul Katz leads JFI’s social wealth portfolio and coordinates the Institute’s work in Brazil, supporting the quantitative side of the Maricá basic income study while heading JFI’s contributions to the qualitative part of the research. He holds a B.A. summa cum laude in History and Literature from Harvard, a Ph.D. in political history from Columbia, and a specialization in the social sciences from Argentina’s National University of Luján. Paul’s academic work has been supported by fellowships from the Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation, the Fulbright-Hays Program, Columbia’s Heyman Center for the Humanities, and the Harvard University Committee on Human Rights Studies.