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I'm available for speaking engagements.



















6/16    Silver Spring, Md.

Panelist with the New Yorker's Margaret Talbot, the Washington Post's Alexandra Petri, the Wall Street Journal's

Thomas Burton, and the Washington Monthly's Eric Cortellessa after a screening of Howard Hawks's 1940

comedy, His Girl Friday.  American Film Institute Silver Theater, 2:45 p.m.

3/11     New York City

Moderator for NYU panel on Kimberly Clausing's book, Open: The Progressive Case for Free Trade, Immigration, and Global Capital." With Klausing and Daniel Shaviro of NYU Law School.

Vanderbilt 214, 12:45 p.m.


4/11     Washington, D.C.


I interview Barbara Ehrenreich about her book, Natural Causes: An Epidemic of Wellness, the Certainty of Dying, and Killing Ourselves To Live Longer at Politics & Prose at the Wharf, 7 p.m.



5/13     Chicago, Illinois


AFL-CIO union lawyers conference panel,  "The Front Page: Reporting on Working People and the Labor Movement," Chicago Hilton, 8:15-9:30 a.m.


4/29     Washington, D.C.


 I interview Michael Kinsley about his new book Old Age: A Beginner's Guide at Politics & Prose, 7 p.m.


2/18     Hackensack, New Jersey


Speech to the North Jersey Public Policy Network on the role lobbying played in the rise of income inequality. 

Fairleigh Dickinson University (Metro Campus), Wilson Auditorium in Dickinson Hall, 140 University Plaza

Drive. 7:30-9:30 p.m.

10/29    Boston, MA 

                      Speech to Boston College's Executive Forum of the Center for Corporate Citizenship, 10 a.m.-12 noon.


7/22      Washington, D.C. 

                     Moderated Social Security 80th anniversary panel discussion with four former commissioners, 3 p.m.,                                    Senate Visitor Center, Rm 209-8, 


3/31      Sherman, Texas 

                      Austin College OWENS Conference on income distribution, 1:30 p.m, IDEA Center, Room 127. 

3/6       Gulfport, Florida 

                      Speech to Stetson Law Review symposium on Inequality, Opportunity, and the Law of the Workplace.                               



10/31   Atlanta, Georgia

                      Panelist, "Human Rights and Income Inequality," 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Human Rights/Human                                                     Responsibility summit sponsored by the International Women's Forum, Intercontinental  Hotel.                                     

10/14    Urbana-Champaign, Illinois 

                      Lecture on higher education and inequality for University of Illinois Initiative on Inequality.  Knight                                       auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 4 p.m.

7/16       St. Paul, Minnesota

                      Evening speech at the summer conference of the Society for Values in Higher Education at the                                                 University of St. Thomas. 

3/28       Washington, D.C.

                      Closing speech, National Community Action Foundation legislative conference, Hyatt Regency Capitol                                     Hill.    




11/9      Washington, D.C.                                                                                                Association for Public Policy Analysis  & Management Conference., 1:45-3 p.m., moderator for  panel on                                  global inequality  with James Galbraith, Joshua Pryor, Mark Weisbrot, and Branko Milanovic.                                            

11/6            Washington, D.C.

​                        American University, Butler Board Room: Debate about inequality with Charles Murray, 8-10  p.m.                                 

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