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Making Globalization Work for All: Richard Locke, Provost of Brown University
Start Date: 11/3/2017Start Time: 4:30 PM
End Date: 11/3/2017End Time: 6:00 PM

Event Description:

Richard M. Locke is provost of Brown University and professor of political science and public and international affairs. At the time of his appointment as provost in July 2015, Locke served as the Howard R. Swearer Director of the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs at Brown.

Locke is an internationally respected scholar and authority 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. For his ongoing research on fair and safe working conditions in global supply chains, Locke was named the 2005 Faculty Pioneer in Academic Leadership by The Aspen Institute. He is a member of the ILO-IFC Better Work Program Advisory Committee, and from 2013-2016, he served as chair of the Apple Academic Advisory Board, a group of independent academics who worked with Apple to improve labor conditions among the company’s suppliers.


Location Information:
*Swarthmore College - Kohlberg
Room: Kohlberg, Scheuer Room
Contact Information:
Name: Eliana Yankelev
Phone: (610) 328-7674
Email: eyankel1@swarthmore.edu
Event Sponsors
Peace and Conflict Studies, the Provost's Office, and the President's Office
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The Public

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