Professors Examine the U.S. Economic Crisis

Event: The Liberal Arts Council at The University of Texas at Austin presents "Where We've Been, Where We Are, Where We're Going," a panel discussion on the economic crisis, its political implications and how one can navigate through the crisis via critical thinking skills and an open mind.

When: Nov. 3, 7 p.m.

Where: The University of Texas at Austin, Dorothy L. Gebauer Building, Dean's Conference Room 3.312

Background: The panel includes:

  • James Galbraith, the Lloyd M. Bentsen Jr. Chair in Government/Business Relations, LBJ School of Public Affairs
  • Brian Roberts, vice president for information technology and professor of government, College of Liberal Arts
  • Art Markman, the Annabel Irion Worsham Centennial Professor of Psychology and Marketing, College of Liberal Arts
  • Valerie Bencivenga, director of undergraduate studies for the Department of Economics, College of Liberal Arts

The panel presents an opportunity to ask questions and get informed about the state of the economic crisis by some of the university's most distinguished faculty. Refreshments will be provided and seating is limited.