The George A. and Eliza Gardner Howard Foundation


Joseph Meisel

Director Howard Foundation

Joseph Meisel is the Joukowsky Family University Librarian and Adjunct Associate Professor of History at Brown University.  Previously, he served as Brown's Deputy Provost.  Before coming to Brown, he was Program Officer for Research Universities and Humanistic Scholarship at The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, where he was centrally engaged in developing and managing fellowships and other programs to support scholars at all career stages.  He holds AB and PhD degrees in history from Columbia University, and is the author or co-author of three books and numerous articles on the political culture of modern Britain.  



Edward Goll

Administrative Coordinator


Board of Administration

Andrew Campbell, Dean of the Graduate School, Professor of Medical Science; Brown University

Susan Bernstein, Professor of Comparative Literature, Professor of German Studies; Brown University

Rebecca Schneider, Professor of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies; Brown University



Howard Foundation Board of Trustees

William W. Kenyon, Chairman

Jane G. Gurzenda

Arthur H. Parker

Karen Binder

Walter G. Kenyon