Barry Malin "graduated from Williams College with highest honors and has done graduate work at Yale University, Bryn Mawr College, and Harvard University. He recently graduated from Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government, where he was selected to be a John F. Kennedy Fellow, and he was also an Albert Schweitzer Fellow from 1998-1999. He has worked as a policy researcher at the U.S. Department of State, the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine and Bio-medical Studies, and the Council on Hemispheric Affairs. He wrote a monograph entitled An Introduction to Research on the Developmental Needs of Young Black Males, which was published in 1994 by the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies with funding support from the Carnegie Corporation of New York and the AT&T Foundation. His writings (some co-authored) have appeared in the Chicago Tribune, the Christian Science Monitor, Stroke (a journal of the American Heart Association) and several regional newspapers. Currently he is a medical student at the University of California- San Francisco." 
- Director, Shine a Light
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- Shine a Light Board of Directors, Shine a Light, accessed September 24, 2007.