Brown Political Review’s Sarah Sachs sat down with Alexander Gourevitch, Assistant Professor of Political Science, to talk about a philosophical approach to labor. Gourevitch explained how philosophers like Marx and Locke would respond to today’s unemployment levels. Gourevitch also gave us a sneak preview into some of the questions his seminar “Freedom, Work, and Leisure” […]
BPR’s Sabin Ray sat down with Ken Miller, Professor of Biology, to clarify his initial response to the Ray Kelly protest. Although taking a sabbatical this year, Miller explained his continued research in cell biology and his work on his popular biology textbook. At the end of the interview, in honor of Brown’s 250th anniversary, […]
Brown Political Review’s Sarah Sachs sat down with Visiting Associate Professor of Economics Ahmed Rahman to discuss his research on unified economic growth theory, the role of positive economic analysis in the political sphere, and some of the differences he’s noticed between students at Brown University and the US Naval Academy.
BPR’s Sabin Ray sat down Professor Marion Orr to discuss reverberations in Providence from the Trayvon Martin case this summer. Orr also shared with us his timely research on the public’s opinions on the pension crisis.
The shutdown may be over, but polarized politics live on! BPR’s Sarah Sachs sat down with Professor Rich Arenberg during the recent government shutdown and talked about the differences between this shutdown and the last, the Republican party’s unsuccessful attempts to defund the Affordable Care Act, and Speaker of the House John Boehner’s leadership strategy.
BPR’s Sabin Ray sat down with Professor Edward Steinfeld to talk about the politics of efficient energy use, industrial upgrading in developing economies, and how much better Brown is than MIT.