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Knowledge @Wharton: July 10, 2018

Host Dan Loney is joined by Ken Bensinger (Reporter; Author of “Red Card: How the U.S. Blew the Whistle on the World’s Biggest Sports Scandal”, BuzzFeed News), Daniel Kelemen (Professor of Political Science, Jean Monnet Chair in European Union Politics, Rutgers University), Michelle Egan (Professor, School of International Service; Global Fellow, Wilson Center, American University), Nan Hunter (Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Graduate Programs, Georgetown University), Sarah Light (Assistant Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics, Wharton), Theodore Ruger (Deputy Dean; Dean-designate, University of Pennsylvania – Law School), and Joao Gomes (Professor of Finance, The Wharton School) on the Tuesday, July 10, 2018 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.

Air Date: Tuesday, July 10, 2018 on SiriusXM 132

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Knowledge @Wharton: July 10, 2018 10:00

Air Time: 10:00 am
Featuring: Nan Hunter, Theodore Ruger

Knowledge @Wharton: July 10, 2018 10:30

Air Time: 10:30 am
Featuring: Ken Bensinger

Knowledge @Wharton: July 10, 2018 11:00

Air Time: 11:00 am
Featuring: Sarah Light

Knowledge @Wharton: July 10, 2018 11:30

Air Time: 11:30 am
Featuring: Daniel Kelemen, Michelle Egan, Joao Gomes

Featured Guests

Ken Bensinger

Reporter; Author of “Red Card: How the U.S. Blew the Whistle on the World’s Biggest Sports Scandal”, BuzzFeed News

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Ken Bensinger has been a journalist for more than twenty years. He has worked at The Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times, and, since 2014, for BuzzFeed News, as a member of its investigations team, and has written about sports, labor, art, automobiles, and politics, among other topics. He has been a winner of the ASME National Magazine award and the Gerald Loeb Award for Distinguished Finance & Business Reporting, and a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in national reporting. He grew up in Seattle, graduated from Duke University, and lives with his wife, two children, and dog, in Los Angeles. Red Card is his first book.

Twitter – @kenbensinger

Book- https://www.amazon.com/Red-Card-Whistle-Biggest-Scandal/dp/150113390X
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Daniel Kelemen

Professor of Political Science, Jean Monnet Chair in European Union Politics, Rutgers University

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R. Daniel Kelemen is Professor of Political Science and Jean Monnet Chair in European Union Politics at Rutgers University. Kelemen’s research interests include the politics of the European Union, law and politics, comparative political economy, and comparative public policy. His most recent book –

Eurolegalism: The Transformation of Law and Regulation in the European Union (Harvard University Press, 2011) won the Best Book Award from the European Union Studies Association. He is also author of

The Rules of Federalism: Institutions and Regulatory Politics in the EU and Beyond (Harvard University Press, 2004), as well as over forty book chapters and articles in journals including the American Political Science Review, World Politics, International Organization, Comparative Political Studies, West European Politics, Journal of Public Policy and Journal of European Public Policy. He is editor of Lessons from Europe? What Americans Can Learn from European Public Policies (CQ Press, 2014) and co-editor of The European Union: Integration and Enlargement (Routledge, 2014), The Power of the European Court of Justice (Routledge, 2012), and The Oxford Handbook of Law and Politics (Oxford University Press, 2008). He serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of European Public Policy and West European Politics and is a former member of the Executive Committee of the European Union Studies Association.

Kelemen previously served as the Director of the Center for European Studies at Rutgers University. Prior to Rutgers, Kelemen was Fellow in Politics, Lincoln College, University of Oxford. He has been a Member of the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton, visiting fellow in the Program in Law and Public Affairs (LAPA) at Princeton University, a Fulbright Fellow in European Union Studies at the Centre for European Policy Studies in Brussels and a visiting fellow at the Center of International Studies at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University. He was educated at Berkeley (A.B. in Sociology) and Stanford (M.A. and Ph.D. in Political Science).

Twitter – @rdanielkelemen
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Michelle Egan

Professor, School of International Service; Global Fellow, Wilson Center, American University

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Michelle Egan is Professor and Jean Monnet Chair Ad Personam in the School of International Service, American University. She is the author of the recently published book Single Markets: Economic Integration in Europe and the United States (Oxford, 2015).

She is past Chair of EUSA, the European Union Studies Association, the largest professional association focusing on European integration and has received a number of fellowships from Bosch Foundation, German Marshall Fund, Howard Foundation, and European University Institute for her research activities. She is a member of Transworld, a multi- institution project on Transatlantic Relations and Global Governance. Her work focuses on comparative regionalism, trade politics, and global governance.

Major Publications:

-Single Markets: Economic Integration in Europe and the United States (Oxford University Press, 2015)

-‘Compliance in the Single Market’ with Helena Guimaries Business and Politics, April 2013 Volume 14, Issue 4: 1–28

-Research Agendas in EU Studies: Stalking the elephant with Neill Nuen and William Patterson Palgrave Macmillan, 2009

American University – http://www.american.edu/sis/faculty/megan.cfm

Book – https://www.amazon.com/Single-Markets-Economic-Integration-Europe/dp/0199280509
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Nan Hunter

Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Graduate Programs, Georgetown University

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Nan Hunter has served since January 2011 as Associate Dean for Georgetown’s LL.M. and S.J.D. programs. As Associate Dean, she oversees all academic and management questions related to the two programs. Dean Hunter is also a tenured member of the Georgetown Law faculty.

After herself graduating from Georgetown Law, Dean Hunter specialized in constitutional and civil rights law as a member of the national legal staff of the American Civil Liberties Union in New York. She has taught as a full-time or visiting professor at Brooklyn Law School, Harvard Law School, the University of Miami Law School, and UCLA Law School, in addition to Georgetown. From 1993 to 1996, she was Deputy General Counsel at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Dean Hunter is a Fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine.

Dean Hunter’s primary scholarship has spanned three areas: state regulation of sexuality and gender, health law, and procedure. Her work has been published in many law journals, and several of her articles have been selected for reprinting in anthologies. With William Eskridge, she wrote the first casebook to conceptualize sexuality and gender law as embodying a dynamic relationship between state regulation, sexual practices, and gender norms. Her most recent health law scholarship focuses on the intersection of health care systems with democratic theory. Her awards include the Pioneer of Courage award from the American Foundation for AIDS Research.
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Sarah Light

Assistant Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics, Wharton

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Professor Light’s research examines issues at the intersection of environmental law, corporate sustainability, and business innovation. Her articles have addressed the regulatory implications of the rise of transportation platforms like Uber and Lyft; how business innovation, such as Microsoft’s adoption of a private carbon fee, can be a form of private environmental governance; and the U.S. military’s role in stimulating private technological innovation to reduce fossil fuel use in what Light has called The Military-Environmental Complex.  Her articles have appeared in and are forthcoming in the Stanford Law Review, the Duke Law Journal, the UCLA Law Review, the Vanderbilt Law Review, and the Emory Law Journal, among others.

In 2017, Professor Light was awarded the Excellence in Teaching Award in the MBA Program at Wharton. In 2016, Professor Light was one of ten faculty nominated by the MBA student body for the Helen Kardon Moss Anvil Award for Outstanding MBA Teaching.

Education
JD, Yale Law School, 2000
M. Phil, Politics, Oxford University (Rhodes Scholar), 1997
A.B., Social Studies, Magna Cum Laude, Harvard University, 1995
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Theodore Ruger

Deputy Dean; Dean-designate, University of Pennsylvania – Law School

Joao Gomes

Professor of Finance, The Wharton School

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Joao F. Gomes is the Howard Butcher III, Professor of Finance at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is an expert in the areas of macroeconomics and financial markets and has taught several courses on these subjects to undergraduate, MBA and doctoral students.

Professor Gomes first joined the Wharton School in 1997 where he was previously the James Campbell Jr. Associate Professor of Finance. Most recently he was a Visiting Professor of Finance at the London Business School. In addition, Professor Gomes has visited several other universities and research centers, including the University of British Columbia in Canada, the New University of Lisbon in Portugal, and the US Federal Reserve System. He has also served as an economic advisor to the Ministry of Industry of Portugal.

His recent research covers the impact of financial markets and various macroeconomic policies on corporate investment and financing decisions of firms. He has also examined the role of financial leverage in determining the cost of capital, the causes of performance variation across asset classes, and the quantitative importance of financial market imperfections on corporate decisions and economic cycles.

Professor Gomes’ research has been presented and discussed at major academic conferences and seminar series around the world and is published in the top academic journals in both economics and finance. He has won several awards including the Smith Breeden Prize for Best Asset Pricing Paper published in the Journal of Finance, with a study on the links between leverage and returns, and was nominated for the Brattle Prize for Best Corporate Finance Paper in the same journal, with earlier work on the performance of conglomerates.

Professor Gomes earned his bachelors degree from the New University of Lisbon in 1991. He earned a Masters, and later a Doctorate, in Economics from the University of Rochester.

Twitter – @ProfJoaoGomes ?
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