Robert A. Harvie Social Justice Lecture Series

Friday, November 6 at 4:00 p.m., Harned Hall

The speaker will be Dr. S. Aaron Hegde, an assistant professor of economics at California State University, Bakersfield. His lecture, entitled “ReDREAMing the American Dream,” will focus on the impact of the economy on undocumented workers and the related social justice issues and policies.

Hegde received his Ph.D. in Economics in 2004 from North Carolina State University. He has worked at California State University as an assistant professor and as the director of the Environmental Resource Management Program. He has also worked as a visiting instructor in the Department of Energy, Environmental, and Mineral Economics at Pennsylvania State University. His research interests include risk management, agricultural finance, migration, development, trade, and applied econometrics and decision theory. Hegde is an accomplished researcher, with articles published in the Journal of Family and Economic Issues and Library Philosophy and Practice.