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Knowledge@Wharton: February 1, 2019

Host Dan Loney is joined by Charles Bradley (Assistant Professor, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania), Lucie Greene (Worldwide Director of the Innovation Group, J. Walter Thompson), Shelley Rankin (Professor of Clinical Microbiology, University of Pennsylvania), Dorothy Kronick (Assistant Professor, Political Science, University of Pennsylvania), Dennis Culhane (Professor, University of Pennsylvania), and William Burke-White (Deputy Dean and Professor of Law; Inaugural Director, World Perry House, University of Pennsylvania Law School) on the Friday, February 1, 2019 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.

Air Date: Friday, February 1, 2019 on SiriusXM 132

Hosted By

Dorothy Kronick and William Burke-White

Air Time: 10:00 am
Featuring: Dorothy Kronick, William Burke-White

Dennis Culhane

Air Time: 11:30 am
Featuring: Dennis Culhane

Lucie Greene

Air Time: 10:30 am
Featuring: Lucie Greene

Dr. Shelley Rankin and Dr. Charles Bradley

Air Time: 11:00 am
Featuring: Charles Bradley, Shelley Rankin

Featured Guests

Charles Bradley

Assistant Professor, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania


Charles Bradley is an Assistant Professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. He also serves on the Penn Vet Diagnostic Lab Team as Head of Autopsy. He previously studied at Cornell
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Lucie Greene

Worldwide Director of the Innovation Group, J. Walter Thompson


Lucie Greene is the Worldwide Director of the Innovation Group at J. Walter Thompson, J. Walter Thompson’s in-house futures and innovation think tank. She leads The Innovation Group’s ongoing research into emerging global consumer behaviors, cultural changes and sector innovation, with regular deep-dive studies and daily insights. She also works with J. Walter Thompson’s Fortune 500 clients and global lifestyle brands on future strategy.

The Innovation Group’s work is frequently cited in prestigious publications including the New York Times, Bloomberg Businessweek, the Guardian, WWD, USA Today and the Times.

Lucie is the outward-facing futurist for J. Walter Thompson. She’s a thought leadership columnist for Campaign, writes for the Financial Times on futures and has spoken at conferences including CES, SXSW, Web Summit, Cosmoprof, WWD Summit, AdAge and Ad Week, discussing future trends across multiple lifestyle sectors. She has appeared on the BBC, Fox News and Bloomberg Television as an expert on the future.

Silicon States, Lucie’s first book, explores the future civic roles of Big Tech. Silicon States is due out in August 2018 with Counterpoint Press (United States), and thereafter Citic (China) and Commonwealth (Taiwan). Silicon States is also in development for film and television with The Front Media, an award-winning multimedia production company.


Twitter- @lucieluxury

Book- https://www.amazon.com/Silicon-States-Power-Politics-Future/dp/1640090711

Personal Site- https://www.luciegreene.com
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Shelley Rankin

Professor of Clinical Microbiology, University of Pennsylvania


Shelley Rankin is a Professor of clinical microbiology and Head of Diagnostic Services at the Matthew J Ryan Veterinary Hospital at the University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine. She obtained her PhD in Molecular Epidemiology from the University of Glasgow in Scotland. She has authored more than 90 peer reviewed publications and book chapters and her research focus is antimicrobial resistant pathogens of animals and humans and the transfer of these organisms across species. Her most recent research has centered on the molecular epidemiology of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus species and multiple drug resistant E. coli. She is an AAVMC One Health Scholar.
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Dorothy Kronick

Assistant Professor, Political Science, University of Pennsylvania


Assistant Professor, Political Science, University of Pennsylvania. Comparative political economy, comparative political behavior, electoral politics of crime, Latin American politics, Venezuelan politics, quantitative methods.


Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Pennsylvania, 2016


PhD, Political Science, Stanford University — 2016

MA, Economics, Stanford University — 2013

BA, Latin American Studies (Economics & History), Northwestern University

Personal Site – http://dorothykronick.com/
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Dennis Culhane

Professor, University of Pennsylvania


Dr. Culhane’s primary area of research is homelessness and assisted housing policy. His research has contributed to efforts to address the housing and support needs of people experiencing housing emergencies and long-term homelessness.

Dr. Culhane’s recent research includes studies of vulnerable youth and young adults, including those transitioning from foster care, juvenile justice, and residential treatment services.

Dr. Culhane is the Director of Research for the National Center on Homelessness among Veterans at the United States Department of Veterans Affairs.

Dr. Culhane co-directs the Intelligence for Social Policy initiative (ISP), a MacArthur-funded project to promote the development of integrated database systems by states and localities for policy analysis and systems reform.
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William Burke-White

Deputy Dean and Professor of Law; Inaugural Director, World Perry House, University of Pennsylvania Law School


William Burke-White, an expert on international law and global governance, served in the Obama Administration from 2009-2011 on Secretary Clinton’s Policy Planning Staff, providing the Secretary direct policy advice on multilateral diplomacy and international institutions. He was principal drafter of the Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review (QDDR), Secretary Clinton’s hallmark foreign policy and institutional reform effort. Burke-White has written extensively in the fields of international law and institutions, with focus on international criminal and international economic law. His work has addressed issues of post-conflict justice; the International Criminal Court; international human rights, and international arbitration. His current research explores gaps in the global governance system and the challenges of international legal regulation in a world of rising powers and divergent interests. In 2008 he received the A. Leo Levin Award and in 2007 the Robert A. Gorman award for Excellence in Teaching.


Ph.D. – Cambridge (int’l relations) – ’06

J.D. – Harvard – ’02

M.Phil. – Cambridge (int’l relations) – ’99

A.B. – Harvard – ’98

Twitter – @wburkewh | @PennLaw | @perryworldhouse
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