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  • Because It Is Wrong: Torture, Privacy, and Presidential Power in the Age of Terror - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    a Visiting Professor at Harvard Law School from1982 to 1983 and a lecturer there from1983 to 1998 He served in President Reagan s Justice Department as a Deputy Assistant U S Attorney General of the Antitrust Division from1987 to 1990 From August 1990 until January 1992 Boudin served on the United States District Court for the District of Columbia He was confirmed to the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit inMay of 1992 and served as Chief Judge on that Audio Video 3 min Speakers Charles Fried the Beneficial Professor of Law has been teaching at Harvard Law School since 1961 He was Solicitor General of the United States from1985 to 1989 and an Associate Justice of the Supreme Judicial Court ofMassachusetts from1995 to 1999 His scholarly and teaching interests have beenmoved by the connection between normative theory and the concrete institutions of public and private law During his career at Harvard he has taught Criminal Law Commercial Law Roman Law Torts Contracts Labor Law Constitutional Law and Federal Courts Appellate and Supreme Court Advocacy and in recent years he has taught Constitutional Law and Contracts During his time as a teacher he has also argued a number of major cases in state and federal courts most notably Daubert v Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals in which the Supreme Court established the standards for the use of expert and scientific evidence in federal courts He is the author of many books and articles including Anatomy of Values 1970 Contract as Promise 1980 Order Law Arguing the Reagan Revolution 1991 Making Tort Law 2003 with David Rosenberg Saying What the Law Is The Constitution in the Supreme Court 2004 and Modern Liberty 2006 His most recent book is Because It Is Wrong Torture Privacy and Presidential Power in the Age

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  • The Great American University - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    ten year goals to establish Boston University as one of the great large private research universities in the world Before coming to Boston University he held a number of leadership positions at MIT Brown is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and the National Academy of Sciences among other professional societies He has served on the President s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology and is currently a Director of the DuPont Company and a Trustee of the Aalto University Foundation in Finland and the Universities Research Association Brown is Chairman of the Academic Research Council of the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Singapore a key funding body for academic research in that country and serves on the board of Singapore s National Research Foundation Leslie Berlowitz is President and William T Golden Chair at the American Academy of Arts and Sciences She was elected a Fellow of the American Academy in 2004 Berlowitz is responsible for the intellectual vision and day to day management of the Academy and oversees its five research areas science and technology policy global security social policy and American institutions the humanities and culture and education During her tenure at the Academy Berlowitz has greatly expanded the scope and size of the Academy s research programs increased the number of publications and established new collaborative relationships with other leading intellectual institutions through joint programming events and publications Audio Video 8 min SPEAKER Jonathan R Cole is the John Mitchell Mason Professor at Columbia University He has been a Fellow of the American Academy since 1992 After two years as Vice President for Arts and Sciences at Columbia he was named Provost in 1989 and served as Provost and Dean of Faculties from 1994 until 2003 With Robert Merton Harriet Zuckerman

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  • The Challenges of Mass Incarceration in America - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    culture and education Before joining the Academy in 1996 Berlowitz was Vice President for Academic Advancement at New York University She is the coeditor of several books and journals including Reflecting on the Humanities Daedalus with Patricia Meyer Spacks MIT Press 2009 and Restoring Trust in American Business with Jay W Lorsch and Andy Zelleke MIT Press 2005 She was elected a Fellow of the American Academyof Arts and Sciences in 2004 Audio Video 4 min Speakers Bruce Western 9 min is Professor of Sociology at Harvard University and Director of the Multidisciplinary Program in Inequality and Social Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School His recent work has focused on the link between social inequality and the growth of the prison and jail population in the United States He is the author of two books Between Class and Market Postwar Unionization in the Capitalist Democracies Princeton University Press 1997 and Punishment and Inequality in America Russell Sage Foundation 2006 Western was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2007 and is codirector of the Academy s project on The Challenges of Mass Incarceration in America Audio Video 9 min Glenn C Loury 15 min is the Merton P Stoltz Professor of the Social Sciences and Professor of Economics at Brown University He is coeditor of Ethnicity Social Mobility and Public Policy Comparing the U S and UK with Tariq Modood and Steven Teles Cambridge University Press 2005 and author of The Anatomy of Racial Inequality Harvard University Press 2002 and One by One From the Inside Out Essays and Reviews on Race and Responsibility in America Free Press 1995 He was elected Vice President of the American Economics Association in 1997 A Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences since 2000 he is

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  • Scientists' Understanding of the Public - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    AAAS and Executive Publisher of the journal Science Founded in 1848 the AAAS is the world s largest multidisciplinary scientific and engineering society Before coming to the AAAS in 2001 Leshner served as Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse from 1994 2001 Previous positions include Deputy Director and Acting Director of the National Institute of Mental Health and a variety of senior positions at the National Science Foundation focusing on basic research in the biological behavioral and social sciences science policy and science education Leshner is a Member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies and Vice Chair of its governing Council He was appointed to the National Science Board in 2004 and is a Member of the Advisory Committee to the Director of NIH Leshner is an elected Fellow of AAAS the National Academy of Public Administration and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences Presenters Robert Fri 5 min is a Visiting Scholar and Senior Fellow Emeritus at Resources for the Future a nonprofit organization that studies natural resource and environmental issues He served as Director of the National Museum of Natural History President of Resources for the Future and Deputy Administrator of both the Environmental Protection Agency and the Energy Research and Development Administration Fri is a National Associate of the National Academies where he served as Vice Chair of the Board on Energy and Environmental Systems at the National Research Council and on several NRC committees most recently on America s Energy Future and America s Climate Choices Fri is the chair of a new Academy study examining the Legal Social and Economic Considerations of an Alternative Energy Future He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences Chris Mooney 23 min is a science and political journalist and

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  • Advances in Brain Science: Implications for Therapy - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    a neuroscientist whose research focuses on movement control and the neural substrate for motor learning He is a Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences the Institute of Medicine and the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei and a member of the Harvard University Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation He is a recipient of the President of Italy s Gold Medal for Scientific Contributions He was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts Sciences in 1980 and served as the 44th President of the Academy Speakers Edward Scolnick 21 min is Director of the Psychiatric Disease Program and the Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research at the Broad Institute and a senior associate member He works closely with principal investigator Pamela Sklar in identifying risk genes for bipolar disorder and schizophrenia From 1982 to 2003 he served as President of Merck Research Laboratories Executive Vice President for Science and Technology at Merck Company Inc Executive Director and Vice President in the Department of Virus and Cell Biology and Senior Vice President for Basic Research at Merck Research Laboratories Prior to joining Merck he worked at the National Cancer Institute and the National Heart Institute He has served on the Board of Directors of Merck Co Inc the Board of Councillors for the National Institute of Mental Health and the FDA Science Board Currently he is a consultant for Clarus Ventures and serves on the board of directors for Millipore Corporation He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine He was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts Sciences in 1993 Robert Desimone 26 min is Director of the McGovern Institute for Brain Research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Doris and Don Berkey Professor in the Department of Brain

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  • Founders Day - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    taught at Harvard University and the University of Michigan before joining the faculty at Brown in 1969 He is the author of The Creation of the American Republic 1776 1787 University of North Carolina Press 1969 which won the Bancroft Prize and the John H Dunning Prize in 1970 The Radicalism of the American Revolution Knopf 1992 which won the Pulitzer Prize for History and the Ralph Waldo Emerson Prize in 1993 and The Americanization of Benjamin Franklin Penguin 2004 which was awarded the Julia Ward Howe Prize by the Boston Authors Club in 2005 Other publications include Revolutionary Characters What Made the Founders Different Penguin Press 2006 The Purpose of the Past Reflections on the Uses of History Penguin 2008 and his book in the Oxford History of the United States Empire of Liberty A History of the Early Republic 1789 1815 Oxford University Press 2009 which won the 2010 New York Historical Society Prize in American history Wood reviews in the New York Review of Books and The New Republic He is a fellow of the American Philosophical Society and was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts Sciences in 1988 Speaker S T Lee Lecture in the Humanities Reflections on the Founding Period Jack N Rakove 24 min is the William Robertson Coe Professor of History and American Studies and Professor of Political Science at Stanford University where he has taught since 1980 His research interests include American politics and political theory Prior to Stanford he taught at Colgate University and has been a Visiting Professor at the NYU School of Law Rakove won the 1997 Pulitzer Prize for History for Original Meanings Politics and Ideas in the Making of the Constitution Knopf 1996 which questioned whether originalism is a comprehensive and exhaustive means of

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  • The Supreme Court and Race - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    editor of Prismatic Metropolis Inequality in Los Angeles Russell Sage Foundation 2000 with M L Oliver J H Johnson and A Valenzuela His most recent book Prejudice in Politics Group Position Public Opinion and the Wisconsin Treaty Rights Dispute Harvard University Press 2006 with M Tuan was a finalist for 2007 C Wright Mills Award He is currently working on the Race Crime and Public Opinion project His research has appeared in the American Sociological Review the American Journal of Sociology Social Forces the American Political Science Review the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology Social Psychology Quarterly and Public Opinion Quarterly He was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts Sciences in 2006 Introduction Randall L Kennedy 2 min is the Michael R Klein Professor of Law at Harvard Law School His research focuses on the intersection of racial conflict and legal institutions in American life Kennedy first joined Harvard Law School in 1984 as Assistant Professor of Law Prior to joining Harvard Law School he served as a law clerk for United States Court of Appeals Judge Skelly Wright from 1982 to 1983 and for Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall from 1983 to 1984 Kennedy is the author of Sellout The Politics of Racial Betrayal Pantheon Books 2008 Interracial Intimacies Sex Marriage Identity and Adoption Pantheon Books 2003 Nigger The Strange Career of a Troublesome Word Pantheon Books 2002 and Race Crime and the Law Pantheon Books 1997 Kennedy s works have appeared in The Nation The New Republic The Atlantic Monthly American Lawyer the Georgetown Law Journal and the Ohio State Law Journal among others He was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts Sciences in 1998 Speaker Michael J Klarman 32 min is Kirkland and Ellis Professor of Law at Harvard Law

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  • The Global Nuclear Future - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    on Global Affairs Click speaker names for individual audio Speakers Scott Sagan 7 min is the Caroline S G Munro Professor of Political Science codirector of Stanford s Center for International Security and Cooperation and a senior fellow at The Freeman Spogli Institute Before joining the Stanford faculty Sagan was a lecturer in the department of government at Harvard University and served as a special assistant to the director of the organization of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in the Pentagon He has also served as a consultant to the office of the Secretary of Defense the Sandia National Laboratory and the Los Alamos National Laboratory He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and serves as a coleader of the Academy s initiative on the Global Nuclear Future Robert Rosner 6 min is the William E Wrather Distinguished Service Professor in the departments of astronomy and astrophysics and physics at the University of Chicago He is former president of UChicago Argonne LLC and former director of Argonne National Laboratory Previously he served as chairman of the department of astronomy and astrophysics at the University of Chicago director of the Center for Astrophysical Thermonuclear Flashes at the University of Chicago and was the Rothschild Visiting Professor at the Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences at Cambridge University He is a fellow of the American Physical Society and a foreign member of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters He is also a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a senior advisor to the Global Nuclear Future Initiative Steven Miller 6 min is director of the International Security Program at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School He is editor in chief of the quarterly journal International Security

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