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Sidney Verba, CHR Chair

Sidney Verba is Carl H. Pforzheimer University Professor in the Department of Government at Harvard University and director emeritus of the Harvard University Library.  He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and president emeritus of the American Political Science Association.  He received a Ph.D. from Princeton University in 1959.  He has received numerous awards from the American Political Science Association, including the Krammerer Prize, the Woodrow Wilson Prize, and the James Madison Prize.  In 2002 Professor Verba was awarded the Johan Skytte Prize.