Merton and Joan Bernstein

Coles Prof of Law Emeritus, Washington University

Merton C. Bernstein, Coles Professor of Law Emeritus, Washington University, a founding board member of the National Academy of Social Insurance and the principal consultant to the 1982-1983 National Commission on Social Security Reform; and Joan B. Bernstein, national board member and former president of OWL (founded as the Older Women’s League). They co-authored “Social Security: The System that Works” (Basic Books, 1988).