Meredith Quinn is the executive director of the Radcliffe Institute Fellowship Program, which brings 50 outstanding fellows to Radcliffe each year. Quinn earned her PhD in history from Harvard University, an MBA from Stanford University, and a bachelor’s degree from Harvard-Radcliffe Colleges. Her scholarly interests include the Ottoman Empire, the history of books, and the history of philanthropy. Quinn is also drawn to organizational strategy and development. In particular, she likes to explore how universities, companies, and institutes can create conditions for researchers and artists to do their best, most creative work.
Prior to coming to Radcliffe, Quinn served as the chief of staff to Harvard’s provost. She has also worked at Google, ITHAKA, and the New Teacher Project and as a management consultant focused on business strategy.