Barbara Shubinski

Director of Research and Education, Rockefeller Archive Center

Barbara Shubinski is a Research Fellow at the Rockefeller Archive Center in Sleepy Hollow, NY, and is co-author of the book Democracy and Philanthropy: The Rockefeller Foundation and the American Experiment, published in 2013.

Authored Content

  • Feb 14 2022
    Blog Post Innovation in Food Systems and Farming - a Story of the First Bellagio Center Convening Can meetings change the world? Fifty years ago, a series of meetings convened at The Bellagio Center in Lake Como, Italy, set out to solve the world’s growing food crisis, in the belief that scientists working on agricultural innovation and development organizations working on the hunger frontlines, along with governments and foundations, could come together […] Barbara Shubinski, Kevin McAndrew
  • Feb 28 2014
    Blog Post Behind the Curtain: Funding The Real Life Monuments Men “We have a responsibility to preserve the treasures of the spirit which we hold in trust from the past for the benefit of the generations to come.” While The Rockefeller Foundation likely won’t get its own Oscar nod next year, a little known story from the historical record reveals that the foundation played a surprisingly […] Barbara Shubinski