Monday, October 15
UD Speaker Series talk by Richard V Reeves
07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location: Kennedy Union Ballroom
Cost: Free

"Dream Hoarders: Tackling Inequality and Class in America"

Richard V. Reeves is a senior fellow in economic studies, director of the Future of the Middle Class Initiative and co-director of the Center on Children and Families for the Brookings Institution. His research focuses on the middle class, inequality and social mobility. He is the author of Dream Hoarders: How the American Upper Middle Class Is Leaving Everyone Else in the Dust, Why That Is a Problem, and What to Do About It (Brookings Press, 2017). He is a member of the government of Canada’s Ministerial Advisory Committee on Poverty, and also teaches at the McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University. A British-American, Reeves served as director of strategy to the UK’s deputy prime minister from 2010 to 2012. In September 2017, Politico magazine named Reeves one of the top 50 thinkers in the U.S. for his work on class and inequality. Other previous roles include director of Demos, the London-based political think-tank; social affairs editor of The Observer; principal policy adviser to the Minister for Welfare Reform, and research fellow at the Institute for Public Policy Research.

For additional information or special accommodations, please contact the office of the provost at 937-229-2245. Event is free and open to the public. No tickets required, but seating is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis. Parking is available in B and C lots only. Parking in any other campus lot requires a permit.

Contact Information:
Name: UD Speaker Series
Phone: 937-229-2245