Labor Problem: Can We Create Just Supply Chains in the Global Economy?

Date: 

Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 6:30pm

Location: 

Wiener Auditorium, Taubman Building, Harvard Kennedy School

Please join us for the first Pollak Lecture Series event of 2018. Richard M. Locke, Provost and Schreiber Family Professor of Political Science and Public and International Affairs at Brown University, will speak. Marshall Ganz, Senior Lecturer in Public Policy, will provide an introduction. 

This event is organized by Harvard Kennedy School Alumni Relations and Resource Development. The Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, Carr Center for Human Rights, Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy, and Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business & Government are co-sponsors.

 

LockeRichard M. Locke is provost and Schreiber Family Professor of Political Science and Public and International Affairs at Brown University. Before joining Brown in 2014 as the director of the Watson Institution for International and Public Affairs, he had been a member of the MIT faculty of 25 years, including serving as chair of the Political Science Department and deputy dean in the Sloan School of Management. Locke’s scholarship focuses on international labor relations and worker rights, comparative political economy, and corporate responsibility. He has published five books and numerous articles on economic development, labor relations, and corporate responsibility. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and in September 2016, the Society for Progress awarded Locke with an inaugural Progress Medal for Scholarship and Leadership on Fairness and Well-being.