PoliTALK Student Dinner with Cass Sunstein
Thursday, January 23, 2014 from 6:15 PM to 7:15 PM (EST)
Student PoliTALK dinner with
Professor, Harvard Law School
Former Administrator, Obama White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs
Member of NSA Oversight Panel
January 23, 2014
Morrison Commons, Rockefeller Center
The Rockefeller Center is hosting this student dinner with Prof. Cass Sunstein. Seating is limited, so do not hesitate if you want to take advantage of this opportunity.
The student dinner follows the public talk, "Free by Default," at 4:30 pm in Filene Auditorium, Moore Hall.
Cass R. Sunstein is currently the Robert Walmsley University Professor at Harvard. He is the founder and director of the Program on Behavioral Economics and Public Policy at Harvard Law School. Mr. Sunstein has testified before congressional committees on many subjects, and he has been involved in constitution-making and law reform activities in a number of nations, including Ukraine, Poland, China, South Africa, and Russia. From 2009 to 2012, he was Administrator of the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs.
Mr. Sunstein is the author of many articles and a number of books, including Republic.com (2001), Risk and Reason (2002), Why Societies Need Dissent (2003), The Second Bill of Rights (2004), Laws of Fear: Beyond the Precautionary Principle (2005), Worst-Case Scenarios (2001), Nudge: Improving Decisions about Health, Wealth, and Happiness (with Richard H. Thaler, 2008) and most recently Simpler: The Future of Government (2013).
Mr. Sunstein received his BA from Harvard College, and his JD magna cum laude from Harvard Law School, where he was executive director of the Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review. He served as a law clerk for Justice Benjamin Kaplan of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court and for Justice Thurgood Marshall of the U.S. Supreme Court.
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Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy and the Social Sciences at Dartmouth College
The Rockefeller Center for Public Policy at Dartmouth College is a catalyst for teaching, research, and deliberation about public policy. Dedicated to providing an interdisciplinary perspective on policy-related topics, the center fosters a commitment to the ideals of public service and informed public debate exemplified by the man for which the Center is named, Nelson A. Rockefeller.
The Center inspires and energizes students to become effective leaders in their communities & to cherish and participate in democracy.
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