Yale Club of Hartford Annual Dinner w/ Prof. Jacob Hacker

Yale Club of Hartford Annual Dinner w/ Prof. Jacob Hacker
Date: 
Wed, 05/08/2013 - 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Yale Club of Hartford
Annual Dinner
Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Jacob Hacker, Ph.D.
Stanley B. Resor Professor of Political Science
Director, Institution for Social and Policy Studies

"Is American Politics Undermining the American Dream?"  

5:30 p.m. – Cocktails Reception
6:15 p.m. – Dinner followed by Lecture

The Hartford Golf Club
134 Norwood Road
West Hartford, CT
860-523-5229

COST:  $55.00 per person.  Includes buffet dinner and dessert.  A cash bar is available.

Please RSVP to Yale Club of Hartford at: hartford.yale.club@gmail.com.

Jacob S. Hacker, Ph.D., is the Director of the Institution for Social and Policy Studies, and Stanley B. Resor Professor of Political Science at Yale University. He is also Vice President of the National Academy of Social Insurance, a member of the Scholars Strategy Network steering committee, and a former Junior Fellow of the Harvard Society of Fellows.

An expert on the politics of U.S. health and social policy, he is the author of Winner-Take-All Politics: How Washington Made the Rich Richer and Turned Its Back on the Middle Class, written with Paul Pierson (2010, paperback 2011), The Great Risk Shift: The New Economic Insecurity and the Decline of the American Dream (2006, paperback 2008), The Divided Welfare State: The Battle over Public and Private Social Benefits in the United States (2002), and The Road to Nowhere: The Genesis of President Clinton's Plan for Health Security (1997), co-winner of the Brownlow Book Award of the National Academy of Public Administration. He is also co-author, with Paul Pierson, of Off Center: The Republican Revolution and the Erosion of American Democracy (2005) and has edited three volumes—most recently, Shared Responsibility, Shared Risk: Government, Markets, and Social Policy in the Twenty-First Century, edited with Ann O'Leary (2012).

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