Carl Anthony is currently a Ford Foundation Senior Fellow at the University of California at Berkeley. Prior to that he was the Acting Director of the Community and Resource Development Unit at the Ford Foundation, where he also directed the Foundation’s Sustainable Metropolitan Communities Initiative and the Regional Equity Demonstration Initiative. He was Co-Chair of the Bay Area Alliance for Sustainable Development (BAASD) a multi stake holder collaborative bringing together business leadership, environmental groups, social advocacy groups, labor, faith based organizations, elected and other public officials.
Anthony also served as President of Earth Island Institute. He has taught at the Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture and Planning, the University of California Colleges of Environmental Design and Natural Resources. In 1996, he was appointed Fellow at the Institute of Politics, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.