press refers to Amitai Etzioni as the ‘guru’ of the communitarian movement.He founded the not-for-profit, non-partisan organization known as the
Communitarian Network which is dedicated to shoring up the moral, social and political foundations of society.He is often cited outside of academia, in the leading news media, in articles in
publications, and is a frequent guest on television.
1980, Etzioni was named the first University Professor at The George Washington University. From
1987-1989, he served as the Thomas Henry Carroll Ford Foundation Professor at the Harvard Business School. In 2001,
Etzioni was named among the top 100 American intellectuals as measured by academic citations in Richard Posner’s book, Public Intellectuals: A Study of Decline.