CAPS: "What Happened? A tale of two Americas, 1900 - 2000"


Friday, March 4, 2016, 2:00pm to 4:00pm


Room K450, CGIS Knafel Building 1737 Cambridge Street

Robert Putnam
Peter and Isabel Malkin Professor of Public Policy, Harvard

Robert Putnam is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, a Fellow of the British Academy, and past president of the American Political Science Association. In 2006, Putnam received the Skytte Prize, the world's highest accolade for a political scientist, and in 2012, he received the National Humanities Medal, the nation’s highest honor for contributions to the humanities.  Raised in a small town in the Midwest and educated at Swarthmore, Oxford, and Yale, he has served as Dean of the Kennedy School of Government. The London Sunday Times has called him “the most influential academic in the world today.”

This event is free and open to the public.