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Stephen Kinzer is an award-winning foreign correspondent who has worked in over 50 countries, with extended postings in Nicaragua, Germany, and Turkey. Among a host of other positions, he served as the chief of the New York Times bureau in Istanbul f...

BPR Interviews: Stephen Kinzer

Stephen Kinzer is an award-winning foreign correspondent who has worked in over 50 countries, with extended postings in Nicaragua, Germany, and Turkey. Among a host of other positions, he served as the chief of the New York Times bureau in Istanbul f...

Alan Eustace is a trained computer scientist and served as the Senior Vice President of Knowledge at Google. In 2014, he made the highest-altitude free-fall jump from the stratosphere wearing only a space suit. He is now working on problems related t...

BPR Interviews: Alan Eustace

Alan Eustace is a trained computer scientist and served as the Senior Vice President of Knowledge at Google. In 2014, he made the highest-altitude free-fall jump from the stratosphere wearing only a space suit. He is now working on problems related t...

Godfrey Reggio is a contemporary documentary filmmaker who has pioneered a distinct film style interlaying visual images with soaring scores. Born in New Orleans in 1940, Reggio spent 14 years a monk of the Christian Brothers, a Roman Catholic pontif...

BPR Interviews: Godfrey Reggio

Godfrey Reggio is a contemporary documentary filmmaker who has pioneered a distinct film style interlaying visual images with soaring scores. Born in New Orleans in 1940, Reggio spent 14 years a monk of the Christian Brothers, a Roman Catholic pontif...

Jonathan Zimmerman is a professor of the history of education at the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania. He holds a B.A. in urban studies from Columbia University, as well as an M.A. and Ph.D. in history from Johns Hopkins...

BPR Interviews: Jonathan Zimmerman

Jonathan Zimmerman is a professor of the history of education at the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania. He holds a B.A. in urban studies from Columbia University, as well as an M.A. and Ph.D. in history from Johns Hopkins...

Andrew Yang ’96 is an American entrepreneur and the Founder of Venture for America. For two decades, he has worked with startups and early-stage growth companies, and he is the author of two books: Smart People Should Build Things and The War on No...

BPR Interviews: Andrew Yang

Andrew Yang ’96 is an American entrepreneur and the Founder of Venture for America. For two decades, he has worked with startups and early-stage growth companies, and he is the author of two books: Smart People Should Build Things and The War on No...

Peter Moscowitz is an author and journalist from New York City. He has written for The New York Times, The New Yorker, VICE, Slate, and Al Jazeera America. In addition, he is the author of How to Kill a City: Gentrification, Inequality, and the Fight...

BPR Interviews: Peter Moscowitz

Peter Moscowitz is an author and journalist from New York City. He has written for The New York Times, The New Yorker, VICE, Slate, and Al Jazeera America. In addition, he is the author of How to Kill a City: Gentrification, Inequality, and the Fight...

Professor Douglas Massey is a professor at Princeton University and has been a faculty member at both University of Chicago and University of Pennsylvania. He is currently the president of the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences and has...

BPR Interviews: Douglas Massey

Professor Douglas Massey is a professor at Princeton University and has been a faculty member at both University of Chicago and University of Pennsylvania. He is currently the president of the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences and has...

Dr. Eric Knost, superintendent of the Rockwood School District in St. Louis County, MO, has spent more than 30 years in public education. These roles include that of teacher, principal, and currently, superintendent. During the 2017-2018 school year,...

BPR Interviews: Dr. Eric Knost

Dr. Eric Knost, superintendent of the Rockwood School District in St. Louis County, MO, has spent more than 30 years in public education. These roles include that of teacher, principal, and currently, superintendent. During the 2017-2018 school year,...

John Fetterman is Mayor of Braddock, Pennsylvania, a town—near Pittsburgh—that once was home to Andrew Carnegie’s first steel mill and a thriving population of 20,000.  Today, with some 2,000 residents, over one-quarter whom live in poverty, F...

BPR Interviews: John Fetterman

John Fetterman is Mayor of Braddock, Pennsylvania, a town—near Pittsburgh—that once was home to Andrew Carnegie’s first steel mill and a thriving population of 20,000.  Today, with some 2,000 residents, over one-quarter whom live in poverty, F...

Lawrence Korchnak is the Vice President of Matific, an educational technology company that works to integrate technology into the classroom. They provide interactive exercises, lesson plans, and feedback to facilitate learning and to aid, rather than...

BPR Interviews: Lawrence Korchnak

Lawrence Korchnak is the Vice President of Matific, an educational technology company that works to integrate technology into the classroom. They provide interactive exercises, lesson plans, and feedback to facilitate learning and to aid, rather than...

Debbie Veney works as Director of Communications for NewSchools, a nonprofit venture philanthropy that invests in innovative education models with the goal of “reimagining learning,” particularly for underserved communities. NewSchools has a wide...

BPR Interviews: Debbie Veney

Debbie Veney works as Director of Communications for NewSchools, a nonprofit venture philanthropy that invests in innovative education models with the goal of “reimagining learning,” particularly for underserved communities. NewSchools has a wide...

BPR: What was your journey to Brown like, and what was your education like before becoming incarcerated? AI: I was always a really good student, but I grew up in distressed areas where people were generally low-income. In those environments, there’...

BPR Interviews: Andres Idarraga

BPR: What was your journey to Brown like, and what was your education like before becoming incarcerated? AI: I was always a really good student, but I grew up in distressed areas where people were generally low-income. In those environments, there’...