Senior Fellow; Director of the Center of Opportunity and Social Mobility at the American Enterprise Institute
Scott Winship is a senior fellow and the director of the Center on Opportunity and Social Mobility at the American Enterprise Institute, where he researches social mobility, economic insecurity and inequality, poverty, and living standards. Before joining AEI, Winship served as the executive director of the Joint Economic Committee where he created the Social Capital Project, a multiyear research project to investigate the evolving nature of social relationships within families, communities, workplaces, and religious congregations. He was also a fellow at the Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity, the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research, and the Brookings Institution; and was the research manager of the Economic Mobility Project at the Pew Charitable Trusts. He has a Ph.D. and an MA from Harvard University and holds a BA from Northwestern University.