Middlebury Professor to Discuss Social Entrepreneurship in Lecture at Hamilton College

By Cindy McNicholl

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

December 3, 2013 at 7:30 PM

Location: Bradford Auditorium in the Kirner-Johnson Building at Hamilton College


Event Description

“Social Entrepreneurship: How to Teach It and What Students Should Expect to Learn” by Professor Jonathan Isham of Middlebury College.

Isham is the faculty director of the Middlebury Center for Social Entrepreneurship, director of environmental studies and professor of economics at Middlebury. The event is sponsored by the Arthur Levitt Public Affairs Center.

Isham serves on several advisory boards and is an advisor to the Presidential Climate Action Project. Isham is also a co-founder of Brighter Planet, a Middlebury-based company that helps individuals and organizations to do their part to fight global warming and build a clean-energy future.

Isham’s research encompasses a broad range of questions about institutional determinants of well-being and sustainability. He co-edited Ignition: What You Can Do to Fight Global Warming and Spark a Movement (2007) and Social Capital and Economic Development: Well-Being in Developing Countries (2002). He has published articles in numerous economic journals.

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