World Crisis and UnderdevelopmentBy: David Ingram, PhDThis book examines the impact of poverty and other global crises in generating forms of structural coercion that cause agential and societal underdevelopment.
Loyola University Chicago’s School of Communication has appointed Phil Ponce, the award-winning journalist and the Alexandra and John Nichols host of Chicago Tonight, as a visiting lecturer. After teaching in the school several years ago, Ponce will return as a visiting professional in residence and conduct a series of lectures and workshops on interviewing.
Loyola University Chicago’s School of Law has inducted nationally renowned legal scholar John D. Blum, JD, as its first Beazley Chair in Health Law and Policy. The prestigious endowed chair was established to honor the late Bernard and Kathleen Beazley who were staunch supporters of access to health care and longtime friends to Loyola’s School of Law.
Loyola University Chicago’s School of Law has named nationally renowned legal scholar Steven A. Ramirez as its inaugural Abner J. Mikva Professor of Law. The professorship was established to honor the legacy and distinguished public service career of the late Abner J. Mikva, who served as a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and as a White House counsel and member of Congress.
Loyola University Chicago’s Institute for Investor Protection will present “Lehman 10 Years Later: Lessons Learned,” to examine the legal and regulatory changes since the Lehman Brothers collapse and financial crisis of 2008. The conference will explore the Eurozone debt, the concept of “too-big-to-jail,” the lawlessness of megabanks, the legal and regulatory changes in the last decade since the failure of Lehman, and whether the system has been made safe for investors and the public.