September 26, 2006
With the topic Relations Before Transactions: A New Paradigm for Racial Discrimination Theory, Professor Loury's lecture will be held during a luncheon at the Georgia State University Student Center first floor State Ballroom from 12 - 1:15 p.m.
“The College of Law welcomes Professor Loury to Atlanta for what will prove to be an interesting, thought-provoking address,” said Dean Steven Kaminshine. “Our popular luncheon and lecture format for the Miller Series has seen standing-room-only attendance since last fall, and we are encouraging those interested to make reservations right away.”
Professor Loury is a prominent social critic and scholar, having published over 200 articles in journals of public affairs in the U.S. and abroad on the issues of racial inequality and social policy. He is a Fellow of the Econometric Society, a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and a past Vice President of the American Economics Association. He has been a visiting scholar at Oxford, Tel Aviv University, the University of Stockholm, the Delhi School of Economics, the Institute for the Human Sciences in Vienna and the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton. An academic economist, Professor Loury holds a B.A. degree in Mathematics from Northwestern University, and a Ph.D. in Economics from MIT. He held faculty positions at Northwestern, the University of Michigan, Harvard and Boston University prior to joining Brown University.
The Oct. 9th Miller Lecture is free of charge and open to the public. Reservations are required by October 3. R.S.V.P. to Vickie Dye at 404-651-4360, or by e-mail, vdyegsu.edu. Vegetarian meal requests should be made with R.S.V.P's. Parking for the event will be available in Deck M on Auditorium Place for $6.
The Henry J. Miller Distinguished Lecture Series at the College of Law is supported by the Charles Loridans Foundation, Inc.