Public Event

American Higher Education and Income Inequality
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum
600 South Gregory Street
Urbana (View Map)

Timothy Noah
Journalist and author The Great Divergence: America’s Growing Inequality Crisis and What We Can Do About It (2012)

In The Great Divergence, Timothy Noah discusses the post-1979 expansion of income inequality in the United States. Here he will examine the specific ways that access to higher education affects, and doesn’t affect, income distribution in the U.S.

Hosted by: Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program

In conjunction with: American Indian Studies Program, Center for Business and Public Policy, Center for Global Studies, College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences, College of Business, College of Education, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, College of Medicine, Department of Anthropology, Department of Asian American Studies, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Department of English, Department of French and Italian, Department of Gender and Women’s Studies, Department of Geography and Geographic Information Science, Department of History, Department of Journalism, Department of Latino/Latina Studies, Department of Media and Cinema Studies, Department of Philosophy, Department of Political Science, Department of Psychology, Department of Sociology, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, European Union Center, Inequality Initiative, Institute of Communications Research, International Programs and Studies, Program in Comparative and World Languages, Program in Law and Philosophy, School of Chemical Sciences, School of Literatures, Cultures, and Linguistics, School of Social Work, Spurlock Museum