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PPE Distinguished Public Lecture: Dan Ariely

Professor Dan Ariely will deliver the 2019 PPE Distinguished Public Lecture at Virginia Tech. The lecture is co-organized with the Data and Decisions Destination Area at Virginia Tech. Professor Ariely is the James B. Duke Professor of Psychology and Behavioral Economics and author of Predictably Irrational, The Upside of Irrationality, The (Honest) Truth about Dishonesty,…

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PPE Visiting Research Scholar: Douglas Noonan

During the spring semester 2019, Professor Douglas Noonan will be a visiting research scholar in the Program of Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at Virginia Tech. Douglas Noonan is a Professor in the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis. His research focuses on a variety of policy and economics…

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Upcoming Events

Feb
6
Wed
4:00 pm PPE Speaker Series/Center for Hu... @ TBA
PPE Speaker Series/Center for Hu... @ TBA
Feb 6 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Douglas Noonan (Indiana University Indianapolis), a PPE Visiting Research Scholar for the spring semester 2019, will speak about “TBA”. The event is co-organized with the Center for Humanities Price: Free Sponsor: Administration Homepage: http://www.calendar.vt.edu/index.php?calendarid=clahs Contact:...
Feb
20
Wed
5:00 pm PPE Distinguished Public Lecture... @ Moss Arts Center
PPE Distinguished Public Lecture... @ Moss Arts Center
Feb 20 @ 5:00 pm – Feb 20 @ 7:00 pm
James B. Duke Professor of Psychology and Behavioral Economics, Duke University. Public reception after the lecture. Co-organized with the Data and Decisions Destination Area at Virginia Tech (“Free Beer” is only the lecture title. No...
Mar
23
Sat
10:00 am PPE Discussion Colloquium @ TBD
PPE Discussion Colloquium @ TBD
Mar 23 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Topic: “Democracy in America”. This is a daylong discussion colloquium for undergraduate students. Speaker: Theodore Christov (George Washington University) Price: Free Sponsor: Administration Homepage: http://www.calendar.vt.edu/index.php?calendarid=clahs Contact: Michael Moehler E-Mail:: moehler@vt.edu

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