2013-14 Wayne Morse Chair
William “Terry” Fisher
Fisher is director of the Berkman Center for Internet and Society and Hilmer Hale Professor of Intellectual Property Law at Harvard Law School. While at UO, he will assist with a law school class on intellectual property during fall 2013. In winter 2014, Professor Fisher will help host a symposium on “Technology, New Media and Citizen Involvement” based on his next project titled "Good Life Good Law." The symposium will focus on the role of technology and new media in supporting conditions for human flourishing as developed by the capabilities approach to development and the theory of self-determination.
2012-13 Wayne Morse Chair
Robert Kuttner, author
Economist Robert Kuttner is the co-founder and co-editor of The American Prospect magazine. He also co-founded and serves on the board of directors of the Economic Policy Institute. He has taught at University of Massachusetts Amherst, Brandeis, Boston University and Harvard’s Institute of Politics. His journalistic career spans several decades—he has worked at the Washington Post, the Village Voice, BusinessWeek and The New Republic. Since 1985, Kuttner has written a column for the Boston Globe.
Kuttner will be in residence at the Wayne Morse Center from September 24 to October 26, during which time he will co-teach a political science class and deliver a series of lectures titled "Untangling the Economy." Kuttner is the author of nine books on the U.S. economic system and the politics of markets. He is currently writing a book on globalization and the common good.