Colloquium - Inventing Postindustrial Politics
September 28, 2012
12:30PM - 2:00PM (EDT)
MARGARET O’MARA is associate professor of history at the University of Washington whose work explores the history of the postindustrial economy in the United States and around the world. She is author of Cities of Knowledge: Cold War Science and the Search for the Next Silicon Valley. She has authored book chapters, articles, and commentary about the modern presidency, technology, urbanism, and the history and economics of American higher education. From 1993 to 1997 she was a staff member to President Bill Clinton and Vice President Al Gore, handling policy issues including urban economic development, health care, and welfare reform.
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