Bradley W. Bateman is the 10th President of Randolph College. He had previously served as provost and executive vice president at Denison University (2007-2013). Before coming to Denison in 2007, Bateman was an associate dean and the Gertrude B. Austin Chair of Economics at Grinnell College. Bateman is the author of Keynes’s Uncertain Revolution and co-author (with Roger Backhouse) of Capitalist Revolutionary: John Maynard Keynes. He is also co-editor (with Roger Backhouse) of the Cambridge Companion to Keynes. His work on the religious influences on American economics has appeared in many journals, including the Journal of Economic Perspectives, History of Political Economy, and the Journal of the History of Economic Thought. He is co-editor (with Spencer Banzhof) of Keeping Faith; Losing Faith: Religious Belief and Political Economy. Bateman has been a National Humanities Center Fellow (1999-2000), and he is a former president of the History of Economics Society (2006-07). He serves on the editorial boards of theJournal of the History of Economic Thought, History of Political Economy, and History of Economic Thought and Policy.
Charles A.E. Goodhart
Charles Goodhart, CBE, FBA is a member of the Financial Markets Group at the London School of Economics, having previously, 1987-2005, been its Deputy Director. Until his retirement in 2002, he had been the Norman Sosnow Professor of Banking and Finance at LSE since 1985. Before then, he had worked at the Bank of England for seventeen years as a monetary adviser, becoming a Chief Adviser in 1980. In 1997 he was appointed one of the outside independent members of the Bank of England’s new Monetary Policy Committee until May 2000. Earlier he had taught at Cambridge and LSE. Besides numerous articles, he has written two books on monetary history; a graduate monetary textbook, Money, Information and Uncertainty (2nd Ed. 1989); two collections of papers on monetary policy,Monetary Theory and Practice (1984) and The Central Bank and The Financial System (1995); and a number of books and articles on Financial Stability, on which subject he was Adviser to the Governor of the Bank of England, 2002-2004, and numerous other studies relating to financial markets and to monetary policy and history.
Rebeca Grynspan is the Secretary General of SEGIB, the Ibero-American Secretary General, a former UN Under-Secretary-General, and the former Associate Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) appointed by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. She previously served as Director of UNDP’s Regional Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean, appointed to the position by UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan in December 2005. Grynspan has been a strong and consistent advocate for human development. She has helped focus global attention on the need to reduce inequality, build social cohesion, empower women, and achieve the Millennium Development Goals. Before joining the United Nations, Grynspan was a Vice-President of Costa Rica from 1994 to 1998. She also served as Housing Minister, Coordinating Minister of Economy, Coordinating Minister of Social Affairs, and Vice-Minister of Finance. Grynspan was also Director of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) Sub-regional Headquarters in Mexico, where she also served as Co-Chair of the International Food Policy Research Institute’s Executive Board. Grynspan received her undergraduate degree in economics from the University of Costa Rica and her graduate degree in economics from the University of Sussex. She was a professor and researcher at the Economic Science Research Institute at the University of Costa Rica.
Jan A. Kregel
Jan Kregel is a senior scholar at the Levy Economics Institute of Bard College and director of its Monetary Policy and Financial Structure program. He is also Professor of Development Finance at Tallinn University of Technology and Distinguished Research Professor of Economics at the University of Missouri – Kansas City. In 2009, Kregel served as Rapporteur of the President of the UN General Assembly’s Commission on Reform of the International Financial System. He previously directed the Policy Analysis and Development Branch of the UN Financing for Development Office and was deputy secretary of the UN Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters. He is a former professor of political economy at the Università degli Studi di Bologna and a past professor of international economics at Johns Hopkins University’s Paul Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, where he was also associate director of its Bologna Center from 1987 to 1990. Kregel has published extensively, contributing over 200 articles to edited volumes and scholarly journals, including the Economic Journal, American Economic Review, Journal of Economic Literature, Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, Economie Appliquée, and Giornale degli Economisti. His major works include a series of books on economic theory, among them, Rate of Profit, Distribution and Growth: Two Views, 1971; The Theory of Economic Growth, 1972; Theory of Capital, 1976; and Origini e sviluppo dei mercati finanziari, 1996. His most recent book is Ragnar Nurkse: Trade and Development (with R. Kattel and E. S. Reinert), 2009. In 2011, Kregel was elected to the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, also known as the Lincean Academy, the oldest honorific scientific organization in the world. Kregel studied under Joan Robinson and Nicholas Kaldor at the University of Cambridge, and received his Ph.D. from Rutgers University under the chairmanship of Paul Davidson. He is a life fellow of the Royal Economic Society (UK) and an elected member of the Società Italiana degli Economisti. In 2010, he was awarded the prestigious Veblen-Commons Award by the Association for Evolutionary Economics for his many contributions to the economics discipline.
Julianne Malveaux is President Emertia of Bennett College for Women. She is also President and Founder of Economic Education, a non-profit organization that designs and delivers curriculum and training that ranges from personal finance to economic trends. Dr. Malveaux earned her BA and MA in economics from Boston College and a Ph.D. in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. A committed activist and civic leader, Dr. Malveaux has held positions in women’s, civil rights, and policy organizations. Currently she serves on the boards of the Economic Policy Institute, The Recreation Wish List Committee of Washington, DC, and the Liberian Education Trust. Malveaux is also President of PUSH Excel, the educational branch of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition. Well-known for appearances on national network programs, including CNN, BET, PBS, NBC, ABC, Fox News, MSNBC, CNBC, C-SPAN and others; Malveaux is booked to offer commentary on subjects ranging from economics to women’s rights and public policy. She has also hosted television and radio programs. Her popular writings have appeared in USA Today, Black Issues in Higher Education, Ms. Magazine, Essence Magazine, the Progressive and many more. As a labor economist, Dr. Malveaux has been on the faculty or visiting faculty of the New School for Social Research, San Francisco State University, the University of California (Berkeley), College of Notre Dame (San Mateo, CA), Michigan State University and Howard University. She holds honorary degrees from Sojourner Douglas College (Baltimore, MD), Marygrove College (Detroit, MI), University of the District of Columbia, and Benedict College (Columbia, SC).
john a. powell
john a. powell is an internationally recognized expert in the areas of civil rights and civil liberties and a wide range of issues including race, structural racism, ethnicity, housing, poverty, and democracy. He is the Director of the Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society, which supports research to generate specific prescriptions for changes in policy and practice that address disparities related to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, and socioeconomics in California and nationwide. In addition, to being a Professor of Law and Professor of African American Studies and Ethnic Studies at the University of California, Berkeley, Professor powell holds the Robert D. Haas Chancellor’s Chair in Equity and Inclusion. He was recently the Executive Director of the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity at The Ohio State University and held the Gregory H. Williams Chair in Civil Rights & Civil Liberties at the Moritz College of Law. Under his direction, the Kirwan Institute has emerged as a national leader on research and scholarship related to race, structural racism, racialized space and opportunity. He has been a leader in developing an “opportunity-based” housing model that provides a critical and creative framework for thinking about affordable housing, racialized space, and the many ways that housing influences other opportunity domains including education, health, health care, and employment. Professor powell has written extensively on a number of issues including structural racism, racial justice and regionalism, concentrated poverty and urban sprawl, opportunity based housing, voting rights, affirmative action in the United States, South Africa and Brazil, racial and ethnic identity, spirituality and social justice, and the needs of citizens in a democratic society. He is the author of several books, including his most recent work, Racing to Justice: Transforming our Concepts of Self and Other to Build an Inclusive Society.