FRANCES FOX PIVEN, DISTINGUISHED PROFESSOR OF POLITICAL SCIENCE AND SOCIOLOGY AT THE GRADUATE CENTER, CUNY, IS THE RECIPIENT OF THE 2014 PUFFIN/NATION PRIZE FOR CREATIVE CITIZENSHIP.
Piven is an internationally renowned social scientist, scholar, and activist whose commitment to poor and working people, and to the democratic cause, has never wavered. She is being honored for her a lifetime working with grassroots groups concerned with different facets of poverty and inequality. Her work has bridged the worlds of academia and social activism to advance humanizing social policy reform, making her an ideal choice for The Puffin/Nation Prize. Learn More...