Daniel Levy (Ph.D., political science, University of North Carolina). SUNY system Distinguished Professor. Affiliated State University of New York at Albany appointments in Latin American studies, political science, and public policy. In addition to his prolific publication of articles, Levy’s 10 authored books have been published by several university presses. Levy’s main research interest is how educational institutions fit into the wider interface between civil society and the state. He directs the Program for Research on Private Higher Education (PROPHE), the foremost research center on private higher education globally. His former students hold varied agency and academic positions globally.