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Knowledge @Wharton: June 29, 2018

Host Dan Loney is joined by Randy Beck (Associate Dean for Academic Affairs & Marshall Chair of Constitutional Law, University of Georgia School of Law), Daniel Kelemen (Professor of Political Science, Jean Monnet Chair in European Union Politics, Rutgers University), Katherine Hempstead (Senior Advisor, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation), Erik Jones (Director of European and Uraisan Studies; Professor of European Studies and International Political Economy, Johns Hopkins University), Carmine Gallo (Author), and Theodore Ruger (Deputy Dean; Dean-designate, University of Pennsylvania – Law School) on the Friday, June 29, 2018 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.

Air Date: Friday, June 29, 2018 on SiriusXM 132

Hosted By

Daniel Kelemen and Erik Jones

Air Time: 10:00 am
Featuring: Daniel Kelemen, Erik Jones

Carmine Gallo

Air Time: 10:30 am
Featuring: Carmine Gallo

Theodore Ruger and Randy Beck

Air Time: 11:00 am
Featuring: Randy Beck, Theodore Ruger

Katherine Hempstead

Air Time: 11:30 am
Featuring: Katherine Hempstead

Featured Guests

Randy Beck

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs & Marshall Chair of Constitutional Law, University of Georgia School of Law


Randy Beck joined the University of Georgia School of Law faculty in 1997 and was named the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in 2018. He has held the Justice Thomas O. Marshall Chair of Constitutional Law since 2011 and was the 2016-17 Garwood Visiting Fellow in Princeton University’s James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions.

Beck’s constitutional law scholarship includes: “Qui Tam Litigation Against Government Officials: Constitutional Implications of a Neglected History” in the Notre Dame Law Review (2018); “Twenty-Week Abortion Statutes: Four Arguments” in the Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly (2016); “Transtemporal Separation of Powers in the Law of Precedent” in the Notre Dame Law Review (2012); “Self-Conscious Dicta: The Origins of Roe v. Wade’s Trimester Framework” in the American Journal of Legal History (2011); “Gonzales, Casey and the Viability Rule” in the Northwestern University Law Review (2009); “The Heart of Federalism: Pretext Review of Means-End Relationships” in the University of California-Davis Law Review (2003); and “The New Jurisprudence of the Necessary and Proper Clause” in the Illinois law Review (2002). His law and religion scholarship includes the chapter “The Biblical Foundations of Law: Creation, Fall, and the Patriarchs” in Law and the Bible: Justice, Mercy and Legal Institutions (InterVarsity Press, 2013) (with D. VanDrunen) and “God the Judge and Human Justice” in the Journal of Law & Religion (Cambridge University Press, 2016).

A dedicated teacher as well as scholar, Beck has twice received the C. Ronald Ellington Award for Excellence in Teaching and has also been honored by the graduating class on four occasions as the recipient of the John C. O’Byrne Memorial Faculty Award for Furthering Student-Faculty Relations.

Prior to his law school appointment, Beck worked for more than five years as a general litigation associate with the law firm Perkins Coie in Seattle, Washington. He also has government experience from service as an attorney-advisor in the U.S. Department of Justice Office of Legal Counsel.

Beck has served as a judicial clerk for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy and Judge Patrick E. Higginbotham of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit. He graduated first in his class at Southern Methodist University School of Law and earned his undergraduate degree from Baker University.
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Daniel Kelemen

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


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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Katherine Hempstead

Senior Advisor, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation


Since late 2013, Katherine Hempstead, PhD, has directed the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s work on health insurance coverage. In addition, Hempstead works on issues related to health care price transparency and value. She joined the Foundation in 2011 as a senior program officer in the Research-Evaluation-Learning unit.

Previously, Hempstead was director of the Center for Health Statistics in the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services. She also served as statistician/analyst in the Office of the Attorney General, New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety, and as an assistant research professor at the Rutgers Center for State Health Policy, where she currently holds a visiting faculty position. Hempstead also held positions at New York University’s Wagner School of Public Service, and at Catholic University, in Washington D.C. She completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Office of Population Research at Princeton University.

Born in New Jersey, Hempstead received a PhD in Demography and History from the University of Pennsylvania, where she also earned a BA in Economics and History.

Twitter – @RWJF | @khemp64
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Erik Jones

Director of European and Uraisan Studies; Professor of European Studies and International Political Economy, Johns Hopkins University


Erik Jones is Director of European and Eurasian Studies and Professor of European Studies and International Political Economy at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies of the Johns Hopkins University. He is also Senior Research Fellow at Nuffield College in Oxford, United Kingdom. Jones is author of The Politics of Economic and Monetary Union (2002), Economic Adjustment and Political Transformation in Small States (2008), and, together with Dana Allin, Weary Policeman: American Power in an Age of Austerity (2012). His most recent book is a collection of short essays called The Year the European Crisis Ended (2014). He is editor or co-editor of more than twenty books or special issues of journals on topics related to European politics and political economy including The Oxford Handbook of the European Union (2012) and The Oxford Handbook of Italian Politics (2015). Professor Jones teaches on topics in international and comparative political economy with a particular focus on Europe and the transatlantic relationship.

Professor Jones is a frequent commentator on European politics and political economy whose contributions have been published in, among others, Financial Times, New York Times, USA Today, and newspapers and magazines across Europe. He has written extensively on European monetary integration and macroeconomic governance and has been active in public debates about the European response to the global economic and financial crisis. Professor Jones is co-editor of Government and Opposition and he is a contributing editor to the Institute for International and Strategic Studies Journal Survival.

Jones earned his AB at Princeton University (1988) and his MA and PhD at Johns Hopkins SAIS (1990, 1996). Prior to joining the faculty at Johns Hopkins, he worked at the Centre for European Policy Studies, the Central European University and the University of Nottingham. A US citizen, Jones has lived in Europe for the last twenty-five years.

Twitter – @Erik_Jones_SAIS
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Carmine Gallo



CARMINE GALLO is a three-time Wall Street Journal bestselling author, internationally popular keynote speaker, Harvard instructor, and leadership advisor for the world’s most admired brands. A “communications guru,” according to Publishers Weekly, Gallo’s books have been translated into more than 30 languages. He delivers highly customized, engaging, inspiring, and actionable multimedia keynotes based on his international bestsellers: Talk Like TEDThe Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs, and The Storyteller’s Secret, and his latest book, Five StarsThe Communication Secrets to Get from Good to Great. 

Gallo’s books have been endorsed by billionaires such as Howard Schultz, Vinod Khosla and Marc Benioff, CEOs like Gino Blefari (Berkshire Hathaway Real Estate) and Tony Hsieh (Zappos), and a wide range of experts from Tony Robbins to Adam Grant. Gallo is one of the most influential voices in communication, business and leadership and has been featured in The New York Times and Success Magazine as well as on MSNBCCNBCCNN, and ABC’s 20/20. Gallo has built a reputation for transforming leaders into powerful storytellers and communicators at the world’s largest and most admired brands including: Accenture, Allstate, Apple, Berkshire Hathaway Home Services, Chevron, Coca-Cola, Google, HCA Health, Intel, LinkedIn, McKinsey, Medtronic, Microsoft, Pfizer, Walmart, and many others.  Carmine Gallo writes popular columns for Forbes.com and Inc.com, and the Harvard Business Review. 

Book – https://www.carminegallo.com/books/
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Theodore Ruger

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

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