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Knowledge @Wharton: October 3, 2017

Host Dan Loney is joined by Bécquer Seguín (Assistant Professor of Iberian Studies, Johns Hopkins University), Lori Rosenkopf (Professor of Management; Vice-Dean & Director of Wharton Undergraduate Division, The Wharton School), Stephen Barth (Professor; Author of “Hospitality Law” and “Restaurant Law Basics”, Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management, College of Houston), Katherine Hovde (Senior Advisor, Center for High Impact Philanthropy), Laura Fredricks (Founder, CEO; Adjunct Instructor at the NYU School for Professional Studies; Author of “The Ask: For Business For Philanthropy For Everyday Living”, THE ASK), Una Osili (Associate Dean for Research and International Programs; Professor of Economics and Philanthropic Studies, Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy), Bhu Srinivasan (Author of “Americana: A 400-Year History of American Capitalism”), and Daniel Kelemen (Professor of Political Science, Jean Monnet Chair in European Union Politics, Rutgers University) on the Tuesday, October 3, 2017 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.

Air Date: Tuesday, October 3, 2017 on SiriusXM 132

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Knowledge @Wharton: October 3, 2017 10:00

Air Time: 10:00 am
Featuring: Bécquer Seguín, Daniel Kelemen

Knowledge @Wharton: October 3, 2017 10:30

Air Time: 10:30 am
Featuring: Lori Rosenkopf

Knowledge @Wharton: October 3, 2017 10:45

Air Time: 10:45 am
Featuring: Stephen Barth

Knowledge @Wharton: October 3, 2017 11:00

Air Time: 11:00 am
Featuring: Katherine Hovde, Laura Fredricks, Una Osili

Knowledge @Wharton: October 3, 2017 11:30

Air Time: 11:30 am
Featuring: Bhu Srinivasan

Featured Guests

Bécquer Seguín

Assistant Professor of Iberian Studies, Johns Hopkins University


Bécquer Seguín is Assistant Professor of Iberian Studies and an affiliated faculty member of the Center for Advanced Media Studies and the Program in Latin American Studies. He received his Ph.D. from Cornell University, where he was an Andrew W. Mellon and John E. Sawyer Seminar Fellow and Graduate School Dean’s Scholar. His research explores the cultural, political, and historical events that connect Europe and Latin America. In addition to literature and literary history, he also works in film studies, art history, and political theory. His current research focuses on cultural responses to economic crises in modern Iberia, from the nineteenth century to the present. He is presently completing a book on the cultural history of the Great Recession in Spain.

Twitter – @bcqer

The Nation.com – https://www.thenation.com/authors/becquer-seguin/
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Lori Rosenkopf

Professor of Management; Vice-Dean & Director of Wharton Undergraduate Division, The Wharton School


Lori Rosenkopf is the Simon and Midge Palley Professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. She earned her B.S. and M.S. in Operations Research from Cornell University and Stanford University respectively. Lori also worked as a systems engineer for Eastman Kodak and AT&T Bell Laboratories before earning her Ph.D. in Management of Organizations from Columbia University. Since joining the faculty in 1993, Lori has taught courses for undergraduates, MBAs, doctoral students, and executive education participants, receiving the Hauck Award for distinguished teaching in the undergraduate program. She has served as a Senior Editor for the journal Organization Science and as a consultant for the National Academy of Sciences, and she has been elected as the Chair of the Technology and Innovation Management Division of the Academy of Management and also a member of the Macro-Organizational Behavior Society.

Lori’s research examines technological communities and social networks across several high-tech industries. She analyzes how and when knowledge may flow between technical professionals and between firms, mapping these flows in order to estimate which people, firms, and technologies are more likely to succeed. This research has been published in leading journals including Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Management Science, Organization Science, and Strategic Management Journal.
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Stephen Barth

Professor; Author of “Hospitality Law” and “Restaurant Law Basics”, Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management, College of Houston


Founder of HospitalityLawyer.com, RestaurantLawyer.com, MeetingLawyer.com, PrivateClubLawyer.com and the annual Hospitality Law Conference series; author of Hospitality Law and co-author of Restaurant Law Basics; more than 20 years of experience in hospitality operations, including line positions, management and ownership; founding member of the Hospitality Industry Bar Association; attorney, mediator and a strong proponent for alternative-dispute resolution; highly sought-after speaker who has addressed more than 200 organizations and hotels around the world; prolific writer with articles on legal and leadership issues appearing regularly in Lodging Hospitality, Hotel and Motel Management, CHEERS, NightClub and Bar and HospitalityLawyer.com; assisted the National Restaurant Association in developing its Safety and Security Seminar and its Responsible Service of Alcohol program; member of a select group of instructors worldwide designated by the Educational Institute of the American Hotel & Lodging Association to teach its Certified Hospitality Educator (CHE) program.


BA in Economics, MA in Communications, JD (Law), Texas Tech University

Twitter – @StephenBarth | @HiltonCollege

Book, Restaurant Law Basics – https://www.amazon.com/Restaurant-Law-Basics-Wiley/dp/0471402729

Book, Hospitality Law – https://www.amazon.com/Hospitality-Law-Managing-Issues-Industry/dp/1118085639

Personal Site – https://stephenbarth.com/
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Katherine Hovde

Senior Advisor, Center for High Impact Philanthropy


Katherine (Kate) H. Hovde is a senior advisor for the Center for High Impact Philanthropy in the School of Social Policy & Practice at the University of Pennsylvania. She has particular expertise in education policy, program design, and evaluation, both in the U.S. and abroad. In her role at the Center, she serves as point person for a broad set of partnerships with education researchers, funders, and leading nonprofit organizations, and leads Center efforts to synthesize and communicate research and other evidence on effective models for donors seeking to improve student outcomes.

Kate has worked extensively for the World Bank (in Latin America, South Asia, and Eastern Europe), as well as for the Consortium for Policy Research on Education (CPRE) at the University of Pennsylvania. She has a Masters in International Affairs from Columbia University.

Twitter – @ImpactSP2
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Laura Fredricks

Founder, CEO; Adjunct Instructor at the NYU School for Professional Studies; Author of “The Ask: For Business For Philanthropy For Everyday Living”, THE ASK


Laura Fredricks is a multi-million dollar ASK-maker who, as Founder & CEO of THE ASK©, teaches nonprofits and philanthropic professionals how to confidently, willingly and successfully ask for charitable dollars. Fredricks is today’s leading authority on “How to A$K© for Money – and More of It!” She has helped organizations worldwide raise multi-millions through her unique approach to fundraising.


Book – https://www.amazon.com/Ask-Business-Philanthropy-Everyday-Living/dp/1119374499/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8

NYU – https://www.sps.nyu.edu/professional-pathways/faculty/16544-laura-fredricks.html
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Una Osili

Associate Dean for Research and International Programs; Professor of Economics and Philanthropic Studies, Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy


Una O. Osili, Ph.D., is an economist with significant experience in research and policy in the fields of household behavior and economic policy. She is also Associate Dean for Research and International Programs at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, the world’s first School dedicated to increasing the understanding of philanthropy and improving its practice worldwide.

An internationally recognized expert on economic development and philanthropy, Dr. Osili frequently speaks across the globe on issues related to national and international trends in economics and philanthropy. She recently testified at the U.S. Senate subcommittee on the role of philanthropy and remittances in foreign aid and has been quoted by international and national news media outlets such as The New York Times, Financial Times, the Wall Street Journal and the Chronicle of Philanthropy. She has served as a member of several national and international advisory groups, including the African Development Bank, Social Science Research Council, the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa and the United Nations Development Program. Dr. Osili is a consultant with the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, and has worked for the World Bank. She was appointed as a fellow for the Institute of Labor (IZA) in Bonn, Germany. She has received significant recognition including being named among the 40 under 40 and Women of Influence Award by the Indianapolis Business Journal, and a Plan 2020 Fellow in Indianapolis. She also received the Stevenson Fellowship from the Nonprofit Academic Centers Council and was appointed as a fellow of the Networks Financial Institute.

Dr. Osili leads the research and publication of Giving USA, the annual report on American philanthropy. Beginning in fall 2016, she has led the research and publication of Index of Global Philanthropy and Remittances and Index of Philanthropic Freedom. She has pioneered new approaches to using data to better understand global and national trends in philanthropy with the Million Dollar List and the new Generosity for Life project. She directs the School’s extensive research program with its partners including Bank of America, United Way Worldwide, Coutts Inc, and National Collegiate Athletic Association. She leads the School’s signature research project, the Philanthropy Panel Study (PPS). PPS is largest and most comprehensive study of the philanthropy of American families over time. Dr. Osili is the current Chair of the Research Committee of the Women’s Philanthropy Institute, and is a member of the Research Committee of the Lake Institute for Faith and Giving. She has served as an Associate Editor for the Journal of African Economies and Guest Editor of the Journal of African Development.

In addition to her appointment at the Lilly Family School on Philanthropy, Dr. Osili is also a member of the graduate school faculty at Indiana University. In 2007, she was a Visiting Associate Professor of Economics at Yale University. She has served on the Research Committee of the Association for Research in Nonprofit and Voluntary Organizations (ARNOVA) and the Board of the African Finance and Economics Association (AFEA). She has served as a past or current board member for several nonprofit organizations, including the American Red Cross of Greater Indianapolis, the Immigrant Welcome Center, Board of Trustees of St. Richard’s School and Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC). Dr. Osili is married and has two children. She earned her B.A. in Economics at Harvard University, and her M.A., and Ph.D. in Economics from Northwestern University.
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Bhu Srinivasan

Author of “Americana: A 400-Year History of American Capitalism”


Bhu Srinivasan is the first-time author of Americana: A 400-Year History of American Capitalism. Starting in the late 90s, his career provided him a front-row seat to the Internet boom as a founder of a venture-backed startup in news aggregation. His experience spans gaming, publishing, and financial data. At the age of eight, Bhu immigrated to America from India and has since lived in the American South, the Rust Belt, Southern California, and the Pacific Northwest. He currently resides in Connecticut with his wife and four children.

Twitter – ?@bhu_srinivasan

Book – https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01N5X436J/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?_encoding=UTF8&btkr=1
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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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