The Darwin Ranch is an intellectual dude ranch. Their living room offers great books to read while engaging in engaging, intelligent dialogue.
Simply stated, he argued that multiculturalism – wherein all marginalized identity groups are seen as equal and oppressed by white males – was wrong.
Early Life and Education
Henry Klingenstein was born in 1907 and died in 1960. He married Janice Klingenstein and they had one child.
The Klingenstein Foundation is dedicated to helping early-career teachers build their craft and lead in their communities. Successful applicants for their program will be awarded a fully funded fellowship covering tuition, fees, housing and meals. Through its intensive, graduate-level program teachers will explore curriculum design; pedagogy development; assessment design for their academic discipline as well as three key areas such as mind brain education; equity inclusion belonging and cognitive science.
The Darwin Ranch owners understand and value its place within public lands and are committed to sharing this understanding with guests (Bole and Klingenstein interview). Furthermore, they stress the significance of public lands while supporting conservation organizations’ work.
The Klingenstein Foundation awards several fellowship grants annually to researchers at major medical institutions, with an eye toward improving diagnosis and treatment of child/adolescent ADHD/depression disorders.
Klingenstein occasionally falls into the traps of her ambitious work Enlarging America by overstating personal and intellectual influences as well as overstating contributions of those studied; for instance, her discussion of literary scholars Allan Guttmann and Jules Chametzky suggests their work constituted part of some “happy progression” towards expanding notions of literary study.
This viewpoint stems from an assumption that both Jewish literary scholars assimilationists, and non-Jewish peers, have increasingly abandoned Jewish literary studies for studies in New Historicism, Feminism and Homosexuality.
Achievement and Honors
Pat Klingenstein was recognized with Waynflete’s Alumni Leadership Award for her longstanding dedication to education and civic responsibility, core aspects of its mission. As a founding trustee, she has played an essential part in its growth and development.
Pat has an avid love of the arts and is a generous patron of institutions like 92nd Street Y, Emma Willard School and Art Start. Additionally, she serves on The Wild Center board and as trustee for both Esther A & Joseph Klingenstein Fund as well as third generation Klingenstein Fund.
The Klingenstein Family Philanthropies Foundation supports groundbreaking research in neuroscience, health and education. Guiding this giving are family involvement values such as patience and discipline as well as scientific research that has tangible outcomes and advice from expert advisers.
The Darwin ranch is an inholding within the national forest, and its owners appreciate its cultural, ecological, and biological context (Bole interview). Understanding these factors is considered integral to offering their guests an enjoyable stay (Bole interview).
Joseph Klingenstein served as a trustee of Mt. Sinai Hospital since 1956 and as President of its School of Medicine from 1963-1970 before retiring as its Chairman Emeritus; Governor of the New York Stock Exchange; Charter Trustee at Andover; Assistant Treasurer with Federation of Jewish Philanthropies as well as Member of its Development Board.
His son Fred led Wertheim’s shift away from merchant banking toward investment banking, asset management and institutional brokerage; additionally, they launched research and trading operations in both England and Australia. Fred later died in 1976.
Henry is a Senior Associate investing in teams taking innovative approaches at the intersection of technology and medicine. Prior to joining ARTIS, Henry conducted research in Sendhil Mullainathan’s lab at University of Chicago as well as working at Quid, an ARTIS portfolio company which provided diagnostics on healthcare and biometric datasets.
After the deaths of Wertheim and Edwin Hilson, control was ceded to Joseph Klingenstein who established one of Wall Street’s first professional research departments as well as expanded trading operations (risk arbitrage and U.S. government securities trading operations). Additionally, Klingenstein moved the firm to 120 Broadway while also purchasing Lehman Brothers back-office operations and creating LEWCO Securities Corp.
Schroders plc acquired 50% ownership in W&Co in 1986 and transformed into Wertheim Schroder & Co.