MVP Fridays: "What happens to people when work disappears?"


Location: Stinson-Remick Hall of Engineering Atrium

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Join the Center for Social Concerns for Friday afternoons on home football weekends for lectures by national leaders, journalists, and writers on questions of meaning, values, and purpose. Each lecture will be followed by a reception.

What happens to people when work disappears? 

Farah Stockman, columnist and editorial board member at the New York Times, author of American Made

Farah Stockman is a Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist and a member of the New York Times editorial board. She joined the New York Times in 2016 as a reporter covering politics, social movements, and race for the national desk. She previously spent 16 years at the Boston Globe, serving as that paper’s foreign policy reporter in Washington and as a columnist. She has reported from Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iran, South Sudan, Rwanda, Guantánamo Bay, Kenya, Indonesia, and Japan. She won a Pulitzer Prize in 2016 for a series of columns about the legacy of efforts to desegregate schools in Boston. She is the author of "American Made: What Happens to People When Work Disappears," a book about three steelworkers in Indiana who worked at a factory that moved to Mexico. 

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