Dr. Glenn C. Loury spoke in a special long school meeting in the Chapel recently to discuss issues surrounding free speech. Dr. Loury delivered a thought-provoking talk followed by a lengthy question-and-answer session. After the meeting, he met with a group of students to further the discussion.
Dr. Loury is a world-renowned economist and public intellectual. He is a Paulson Fellow at the Manhattan Institute and the Merton P. Stoltz Professor of Economics at Brown University. Dr. Loury holds a B.A. in Mathematics from Northwestern and a Ph.D. in Economics from M.I.T. and has taught at Boston University, Harvard, Northwestern, and the University of Michigan. He was the first Black economics professor to earn tenure at Harvard.
He has been elected as a distinguished fellow of the American Economics Association, a member of the American Philosophical Society and of the U.S. Council on Foreign Relations, and a fellow of the Econometric Society and of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.