Speaking Appearances


    • American Philosophical Society. Philadelphia, PA, April 23.*
      *This and other appearances cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic.


    • Closing the Wealth Gap conference, Kenen Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina. Chapel Hill, NC, Nov. 6.
    • Le Marathon des Mots literary festival. Toulouse, France, June 27-29.
    • Center for Business, Government and Society, Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College. Hanover, NH, April 22.
    • Owen Graduate School of Management, Vanderbilt University. Nashville, TN, April 3.


    • The Clearing House Annual Conference. New York, NY, Nov. 26.
    • National Writers Series. Traverse City, MI, Oct. 20.
    • Centre for Cities. London, UK, Oct. 3.
    • London School of Economics, public lecture. London, UK, Oct. 2.
    • Pi Capital. London, UK, Oct. 1.
    • Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development Forum. Paris, France, May 29.
    • Auckland Writers Festival. Auckland, New Zealand, May 18.
    • Sydney Writers Festival. Sydney, Australia, May 6.
    • Tom Tom Festival. Charlottesville, VA, April 12-13.
    • HOPE Global Forum, Operation HOPE. Atlanta, GA, March 27.
    • Our Daily Work/Our Daily Lives speaker series. Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, March 26.
    • Virginia Tech University. Blacksburg, VA, Feb. 19.


    • Monroe Community College. Rochester, NY, Nov. 15.
    • National Press Club Book Fair & Authors’ Night. Washington, DC, Nov. 10.
    • Wisconsin Book Festival. Madison, WI, Nov. 4.
    • Marquette University Law School. Milwaukee, WI, Oct. 18.
    • American Constitution Society for Law and Policy/Rocky
    • Mountain Brown Club/Denver All-Ivy Plus. Denver, CO., Sept. 28.
    • University of Colorado Boulder, Institute of Behavioral Science. Boulder, CO, Sept. 27.
    • Cap Times Ideas Fest. Madison, WI, Sept. 16.
    • Madison Area Technical College. Madison, WI, Sept. 15.
    • Poverty Matters Conference. Stevens Point, WI, Sept. 14.
    • Green Apple Books. San Francisco, CA, May 30.
    • Book Soup. West Hollywood, CA, May 26.
    • Politics & Prose. Washington, DC, May 4.
    • Common Good Books. St. Paul, MN, May 2.
    • Boswell Book Company. Milwaukee, WI, May 1.
    • Hedberg Public Library. Janesville, WI, April 29.
    • University of Wisconsin – Madison. Madison, WI, April 28.
    • Mystery to Me. Madison, WI, April 27.
    • Georgetown University Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor. Washington, DC, April 19.

Many interviews on television, public radio programs, other radio stations and podcasts.

Mentor of graduate students writing theses, McCourt School of Public Policy, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 2018-19, 2019-20.

Visiting Faculty, Global Leadership for mid-career executives, Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College. Hanover, NH. Oct. 2019