Quotes by Derek Bok

About Derek Bok:

Derek Curtis Bok is an American lawyer and educator and the former president of Harvard University. He is the son of Pennsylvania Supreme Court justice Curtis Bok and Margaret Plummer Bok; the grandson of Ladies' Home Journal editor Edward W. Bok and Mary Louise Curtis Bok Zimbalist, founder of the Curtis Institute of Music; the cousin of prominent Maine folklorist Gordon Bok; and the great-grandson of Cyrus H. K. Curtis, founder of the Curtis Publishing Company, publisher of national magazines such as The Saturday Evening Post.

Author Bio

  • NameDerek Bok
  • DescriptionAmerican academic administrator and lawyer
  • BornMarch 22, 1930
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionWriter; Educationist; University Professor