Pulitzer Prize Winner Paul Starr to Begin New "Implementing Healthcare Reform" Series, September 30th
Paul Starr, the Woodrow Wilson School's Stuart Professor of Communications and a Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs, will present a public talk titled "Health-Care Reform, Phase Two: The Politics of Implementation," at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 30, 2010 in Bowl 016, Robertson Hall.
Starr’s talk is the first of four lectures in a new series, “Implementing Healthcare Reform,” which is co-sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School and the Center for Health and Wellbeing.
Paul Starr, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning book, The Social Transformation of American Medicine is co-editor of The American Prospect, a liberal quarterly about politics, policy, and ideas that he founded with journalist Robert Kuttner and former Labor Secretary Robert Reich. He is also author of Freedom’s Power: The True Force of Liberalism, a book that examines what liberalism is about, how it has developed, and how it ought to be conceived and fought for. His book, The Creation of the Media: The Political Origins of American Communications, won the Goldsmith Book Prize.
Starr has written extensively on American society, media, politics, and both domestic and foreign policy.
He has appeared before numerous congressional committees and on national TV news programs.
The Implementing Healthcare Reform series, co-sponsored with the Center for Health and Wellbeing, is one of five new thematic lecture series that includes Financial Market Regulation; Intractable Conflicts; Race and Public Policy; and Changing Notions of State, Sovereignty, and Self-Determination (co-sponsored with The Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination as part of its10th anniversary). Each series will feature four to six lectures and/or panel discussions that convene noted scholars, diplomats, think tank, public policy and government officials to discuss pressing policy issues.
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