Jon Entine, a former Emmy-winning producer for NBC News and ABC News, researches and writes about corporate responsibility and science and society. His books include No Crime But Prejudice: Fischer Homes, the Immigration Fiasco, and Extra-Judicial Prosecution (TFG Books, May 2009), about prosecutorial excesses; Abraham's Children: Race, Identity, and the DNA of the Chosen People (Grand Central Publishing, 2007), which focuses on the genetics of race; Let Them Eat Precaution: How Politics Is Undermining the Genetic Revolution in Agriculture (AEI Press, 2006), about the genetic modification of food and farming; Pension Fund Politics: The Dangers of Socially Responsible Investing (AEI Press, 2005), which reveals the effects of social investing on pension funds; and the best-selling Taboo: Why Black Athletes Dominate Sports and Why We're Afraid to Talk about It (Public Affairs, 2000), based on an award-winning NBC News documentary. Currently, Mr. Entine is an adviser to Global Governance Watch (GGW), a project that examines transparency and accountability issues at the United Nations (UN), in nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), and in related international organizations. GGW also analyzes the impact of UN agencies and NGOs on government and corporations. He is also working on a book exploring the revolutionary impact of genomic research on medical treatments and traditional perceptions of human limits and capabilities.

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Experience

  • Senior Fellow, World Food Center, Institute for Food and Agricultural Literacy, University of California-Davis, present
  • Senior Fellow, Center for Risk & Health Communication, George Mason University, present
  • Senior Fellow, STATS (Statistical Assessment Center), George Mason University, present
  • Adviser, Global Governance Watch, AEI-Federalist Society, 2008-present
  • Cofounder, ESG Metrics, 2008-present
  • Columnist and Board Member, Ethical Corporation, 2001-present
  • Senior Counselor on Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, Northlich, 2005-2008
  • Scholar-in-Residence, Miami University, Ohio, 2002-2005
  • Producer, 1991-93; Producer/Writer, 1974-83, ABC News
  • Senior Producer, Executive in Charge of Documentaries, 1989-90; Producer, 1983-89, NBC News

Education

Journalism Fellowship, National Endowment for the Humanities, University of Michigan, 1981-82
B.A., philosophy and religion, Trinity College (Hartford, Connecticut)