Membership in Societies, Councils, Boards of Directors

President, National Federation of State Humanities Councils, 1985-1987

Member, Board of Directors, Center for the Study of the Vietnam Generation, Smithsonian Institution, 1985-1987

Chair, California Council for the Humanities, 1983-1985

President, Council on the Study of Religion, 1977-1984

Member, Advisory Committee, National Humanities Center, 1977-1980