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The American Paradox: Rising Inequality in an Age of Prosperity

Perspectives on Art and History Lecture Series

In a broad sense, American society is enjoying an age of economic prosperity. But income inequality and vulnerability are also on the rise. Join Mark Rank, PhD, the Herbert S. Hadley Professor of Social Welfare at Washington University in St. Louis, as he examines the dynamics and consequences of this troubling pattern—and what it may mean for America’s future. 

Presented in collaboration with the Academy of Science—St. Louis.

Series:Perspectives on Science and History Lecture Series
When: Tuesday, January 23 2018 at 7:00 pm
Where: Lee Auditorium
How Much:Free
Exhibit(s): #1 in Civil Rights: The African American Freedom Struggle in St. Louis
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