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The Trump Era and the Future of Economic Inequality

Friday, 21 April, 2017

What factors helped to propel Donald Trump to his surprising victory in the 2016 election? How will Trump's presidency change the American economy? Some of the nation's leading scholars of economic inequality and American politics will discuss the role of economic inequality in Donald Trump's rise to power and how the Trump Era will shape the gap between rich and poor in the future. This is a unique opportunity to hear from some of our country's most creative thinkers on an issue of pressing contemporary importance. Panelists:

MARTIN GILENS
Professor of Politics
Princeton University


JOE SOSS
Cowles Chair for the Study of Public Service
University of Minnesota


NICK CARNES
Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Political Science
Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University


ELIZABETH RIGBY
Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Political Science
The George Washington University


ADAM LEVINE
Assistant Professor of Government
Cornell University


NATHAN KELLY
Associate Professor of Political Science
University of Tennessee

Note: Public parking is available at the White Avenue Garage at the corner of White Ave. and 16th Street (1563 White Ave, Knoxville, TN 37916)

Cost

Free

Venue

Toyota Auditorium, Baker Center for Public Policy
1640 Cumberland Ave
Knoxville, TN 37996
USA

Event Contact

Nathan Kelly

Phone: 8659747186
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